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Community Living Coach

Pekin, IL


The Community Living Coach supports people with developmental, intellectual, psychiatric and other disabilities as they make choices about their lives and play valued roles in their homes and their communities. Coaches encourage people to explore what they want out of life and to chart their own journeys. The goal is to assist the person to lead a full and active life within the community.


Minimum of High School Diploma/GED. Experience in the Human Service Field desirable.


Must have good communication and writing skills; social and assessment skills; and good decision making skills. Must be able to work as a team member and have a commitment to work with persons with disabilities demonstrating a belief in the principles of rehabilitation, recovery and empowerment. Dependability with willingness and ability to work non-standard, flexible hours and respond in an on call emergency situation where back-up staffing is needed critical; Basic computer navigation and word processing skills essential. We are seeking candidates who enjoy active, "people-oriented" work and are sensitive to the needs and preferences of people with disabilities. In addition, need to be able to work both independently and as part of a team.

Other Requirements

Must complete 40 hours of classroom curriculum and 80 hours of OJT's (On-the Job Training) for Direct Support Person (DSP) certification. Must attend Blood Borne Pathogens and OIG training within first 10 days working days of hire and annually thereafter; must obtain and maintain CPR and First Aid certification after hired. Must have reliable transportation, valid driver's license and proof of insurance.


Full Time and Part Time


$9.00 - $10.80 per hour

Apply for this position online or download a .pdf application.

*Employment is conditional upon passing criminal background checks*