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Transition Coach



Employment Type: Full-Time
Summary:
The Transition Coach is responsible for advocating for individuals currently admitted into Nursing Homes and Rehabilitation Centers in reentering or remaining in the community. They are responsible with providing core IL services to enable people live in the setting they desire.
Duties:
  • As a representative of CDR, be committed in all that you do to support, perpetuate, and model the CDR mission.
  • Advocate for the full integration, independence and civil rights of people with disabilities
  • Outreach to nursing homes and other institutions, community agencies, and residents in institutional settings
  • Assist consumers with transitioning to a community setting
  • Maintain records and confidentially of consumers served
  • Other tasks at the discretion of the Manager of Transition Services and Assistant Director of IL
  • Other duties
Skills:
Qualifications:
  • A strong commitment to promote and advocate for the full integration of individuals with disabilities. Creativity and comfort in dealing with a wide range of diverse individuals and situations.
  • A Bachelors degree in a Human Services related degree and two (2) years of experience providing service to persons with disabilities
  • At least one year work experience in community based services providing direct human services to clients, preferably in a community setting
  • Knowledge and experience with Peer Mentoring
  • Knowledge of community services and supports
  • Knowledge of Medicaid and Medicaid funded programs
  • Knowledge of SSA entitlement programs
  • Knowledge of grant reporting and routine documentation
  • Ability to cultivate strong relations with community agencies and consumers
  • Ability to communicate in Spanish or ASL is a plus
  • Valid Drivers License, Personal Vehicle that can be used for work purposes
  • Must have a strong commitment to promote and advocate for the full integration of individuals with disabilities
  • Creativity and comfort in dealing with a wide range of diverse individuals and situations
Language Required: None
Minimum Education: Bachelors Degree
Minimum Experience: 1-2 years
Contact Name: HR Department
Contact Email: resumes@cdrnys.org
Contact Phone: (585) 546-7510
The Center for Disability Rights strives to be a participant controlled, cross disability organization that is reflective of the community it serves. CDR values diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, cultural or ethnic group membership, disability status, educational level, family status, gender, income, national origin, race, religion, or sexual orientation. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply. CDR will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
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