• East Bay Innovations
  • San Leandro, CA
  • Nonprofit
  • Full-Time
  • 1300 Williams St

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About the Position:

EBI s Supported Employment Services has an opening for a Job Coach in Alameda County. This is a full-time position providing supports to individuals who are currently employed.

We're passionate about raising the bar of employment options and opportunities and seek a person who shares this passion and can provide effective on-the-job support to individuals with autism, cerebral palsy, down syndrome, and other developmental disabilities to ensure success. This job is a good way to gain experience in the nonprofit sector, social work, human services or case management. We seek people who want to make a difference in the lives of others and are both gifted teachers and teachable themselves.


  • Provide work training and support in a variety of employment settings, including: wholesale bakery food prep, packaging, retail, grocery, professional office environments and other employment settings
  • Become familiar with the job tasks of each employment setting on caseload and effectively communicate the requirements of those tasks with clients, supporting them to complete each task with confidence
  • Develop teaching methods that match each client s unique learning style, supporting them to be successful in their employment in a way that best suits their individual needs
  • Create and manage your own schedule each week, ensuring effective client support

Skills and Requirements:

  • Must have valid California driver's license, be willing to drive own car (we do offer mileage reimbursement) and carry auto insurance
  • Ability to meet the requirements of the employers we work with, including dress code, health clearances, and background checks
  • Must be able to work effectively as part of a team as well as independently
  • Have basic computer skills and an ability to learn computer programs
  • Experience working with individuals with disabilities, previous job coaching experience, experience performing administrative tasks, and knowledge of task analysis are all a plus, but not required

Work Schedule:

This is a full-time position. The schedule is usually Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:30pm. Occasional evenings or weekends may be required.


Employee benefits include (but are not limited to):

  • Medical coverage
  • Dental coverage
  • Vision coverage
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
  • 403(b) retirement plan
  • Membership in the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 1021
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid vacation
  • Sick leave
  • Commuter benefits
  • Counseling benefits
  • Financial coaching
  • Education Assistance Fund

Salary: $16.00 per hour

SIGNING BONUS: For a limited time, EBI is offering a signing bonus of $250 to all new employees, plus an additional $250 bonus after the first 90 days of employment. That's a total of $500 extra income to thank you for joining our team. Apply today!

*East Bay Innovations is an equal opportunity employer. We will consider all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Established in 1994, East Bay Innovations (EBI) is a non-profit human services organization that supports people with developmental disabilities, such as intellectual disabilities, autism, and cerebral palsy. Our person centered services support people to live in their own homes, make choices about how they live, work in jobs of their choosing, and enjoy being part of their communities. We seek to further the human rights and empowerment of people with disabilities seeking to lead lives of meaning as part of their communities. We hire people who care about social justice and want to make a difference in the lives of others.

Associated topics: coach, recruit, train, volunteer, volunteer coordinator, volunteer management, volunteer manager, volunteer orientation

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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