Would YOU like to work at Job Path?
Job Path is recognized as a pioneer in the development of strategies that enable people with developmental disabilities to lead full and satisfying lives. Job Path offers innovative alternatives to traditional services for individuals with severe disabilities. Our programs help people find jobs and launch their careers, live in their own homes, and become involved in community life.
Join the Job Path team and start your own journey. We are always looking for qualified candidates and may have jobs that are not listed.
HOW TO APPLY: (Unless otherwise indicated)
Please email Resume and Cover Letter Required for all positions
By Email Indicate open position as email subject to HR@jobpathnyc.org
Kindly ask your referred candidates to mention your name in their cover letter
Only Applicants Selected For Interviews Will Be Contacted
PROJECT PLANNER Salary + Benefits
Job Path is seeking a creative professional to design a new project that will give young adults with autism the stable supports they need to set up their own households and manage their homes and lives once their parents are no longer able to play this role. The project will seek to combine public and private resources to ensure long term quality supports for individuals, and will focus on engaging young adults in community life.
Specific duties include:
Research fiscal management and support strategies that have been used with other populations and in other localities and design methods for use in this project
Explore funding mechanisms and project design that will effectively combine public and private resources.
Work with Job Path staff to identify participants and develop their support plans.
Establish a plan for ongoing funding of the effort.
Work hours: approximately 10 hours per week to start with potential for more
Bachelor's degree and related experience; excellent writing, research and communication skills
EMPLOYMENT SPECIALIST – SUPPORTED EMPLOYMENT $31,000-$33,000/yr
Job Path is seeking a creative and energetic individual to fulfill the role of Employment Specialist.
Work with participants of Job Path’s Supported Employment program for people with developmental disabilities. Visit their home and community and interview teachers and parents to implement a discovery process whereby Job path learns the strengths and challenges of an individual.
Create a vocational profile for participants served and a portfolio which describes the participant in text and pictures for potential employers. Provide job development and on-the-job training and support.
Work with employers and organizations to customize jobs that meet the employers’ needs and capitalize on the skills and talents of individual participants.
Provide ongoing job coaching support to individuals with significant development disabilities at their worksites. Work with employers to guarantee their satisfaction with Job Path.
Provide documentation of all services rendered and guarantee all regulatory requirements are being met.
Requirements: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree and at least one year of experience working with individuals with special needs or in job development
JOB COACH – EXPERIENCE WITH WEB PROGRAMMING AND CODING
Salary + Benefits – 5 Boroughs
- Encourage participants to learn new skills to grow at their jobs.
- Develop long term working relationships with supervisors and managers.
- Work with individual and employer to resolve any problems that arise during work hours.
- Work with employers to guarantee their satisfaction with Job Path services.
- Write detailed case notes and submit documentation of all services provided for the month in a timely manner, for billing purposes.
Be flexible and available to provide support to participants as needed. There may be support needs in the evenings and/or on weekends. High school graduate or GED. Some college preferred.
No certifications are required but you must be a caring and committed individual with a genuine desire to support others, and be sensitive to the needs and preferences of people with disabilities.
SUPPORT WORKER – COMMUNITY HABILITATION $11.35/hour + Tuition Reimbursement
We are seeking a part-time Support Worker to work with a male client. We someone who is motivated, flexible, comfortable with traveling on public transportation interested in Gospel music, willing to go to church and eager to assist an advocate for people with disabilities.
The Support Worker will meet the client at his house on the Lower East on Thursday and will travel from the Lower East Side to Roosevelt Island; assist him with anything necessary while he is advocating and travel back to the Lower East Side with him. On Friday the Support Worker will support him at his job.
Particular or Unusual Requirements and/or Requests: Must be comfortable completing administrative tasks such as writing word documents and emails, keeping a calendar, and organizing files. Must also be comfortable traveling on public transportation, with helping a man in the restroom and strong enough to assist him with transferring to the toilet as well as able to push a manual wheelchair.
Work Days/Hours: Thursday and Friday 10am- 6pm
DIRECT SUPPORT (HARLEM) $11.35/hour + Tuition Reimbursement
We are seeking a very patient, responsible, and creative person, to support a young man with developmental disabilities in Harlem. This young man requires a great deal of hands on support including sensory input to help him regulate his behavior. The ideal candidate should be comfortable working in his family/home environment as well as supporting him in the community, with the guidance of Job Path supervisory staff.
Implementing calming techniques including arm/hand massage.
Implementing techniques to teach communication.
Providing support to teach functional activities such as using a spoon.
Assist in establishing a comfort level while traveling in the community.
Work with family and community members and develop connections to community organizations.
Work hours: Monday - Friday 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
LIFE COACHING – MENTOR $11.35/hour + Tuition Reimbursement
The Life Coaching Project at Job Path supports young adults with Autism/Asperger's syndrome. We are looking for an open-minded, empathetic, responsible individual to support an individual in the home and in the community. We are specifically seeking a candidate that loves cooking or has an interest in the culinary arts. You will help this individual with grocery shopping and preparing various kinds of foods in the home.
You will be required to fill out a daily checklist which will be submitted monthly and to maintain good communication with the agency (Job Path) and family. No experience required but you must be a caring and committed individual with a genuine desire to support and help others. Training and support will be provided.
Requirements: High School graduate. College preferred. No experience and no certifications are required but you must be a caring and committed individual with a genuine desire to support and help others and sensitive to the needs and preferences of people with disabilities.
LIVE IN COMPANION (Riverside) $22,000/year + Benefits
Two young women with developmental disabilities are seeking a compatible live-in companion who will share their spacious three bedroom apartment in Hamilton Heights and help them create a comfortable home and satisfying home life. They are seeking a warm and outgoing person who enjoys an active lifestyle. The roommate must ensure that the women are safe and healthy, and also create the feeling of a real home, where three women are sharing their lives.
The women require assistance with shopping, cooking, household tasks, and other daily activities including help in the morning as they get ready for the day. Another important aspect of the Live-in companion's responsibilities is to help the women become involved with people and activities in the local community.
The position requires 35 hours per week of work, including evenings and early mornings. Hours are flexible. The companion must sleep in at least five nights per week but is encouraged to make the apartment her home and has full access to the premises at all times.
Reduced Rent: $400/month including utilities; private room/bath in lovely Riverside Drive apartment
Job Coach (Various Locations) $11.35/hour + Tuition Reimbursement
We are seeking energetic, responsible and creative people to provide long term job coaching support to employed individuals with developmental disabilities. Your role will include the following:
- Encourage participants to learn new skills to grow their jobs
- Develop long term working relationships with supervisors and managers
- Work with individual and employer to resolve any problems that arise during work hours
- Work with employers to guarantee their satisfaction with Job Path services
- Write detailed case notes and submit documentation of all services provided for the month in a timely manner, for billing purposes
Availability to provide support to participants as needed. Possibility of evening/weekend work hours.
No experience or certifications are required but you must be a caring and committed individual with a genuine desire to support others, and be sensitive to the needs and preferences of people with disabilities.