First Resources

Job Coach (Ottumwa)

Date Posted
February 11, 2020
Full Time
Salary Range
11 - 13

Job Details

Are you looking for a career where you can make a positive impact on the lives of others? Our team is growing and we are searching for dedicated, energetic full-time Job Coach in the Ottumwa community.

First Resources Corp. is a private nonprofit organization with locations throughout southeast Iowa. We provide community based programs with integrity and respect that inspire hope and contribute to the well-being of the people we serve. The ideal candidate would be responsible for working directly with individuals served to assist with community based employment.  Work closely with employers and persons served to secure and maintain a job by providing the needed job supports and training.


As an Job Coach, you will work to maintain individuals employment goals and  related service documents. Implements all services as outlined in the plan. Responsible for following up with the employer to assure that job duties are being adequately performed. Work closely with the individuals to help identify job skills and interests. Arrange opportunities for  job shadowing, work experience, and instruction on completing applications and resumes.

  • Makes recommendations to improve services based on knowledge acquired through implementation of program plan and experience with the individuals served.
  • Establish positive relationships with individuals served, family members, and referral sources.
  • Demonstrates appropriate communication and maintain clear and professional boundaries.
  • Advocates and offer choices that supports the individuals rights and responsibilities.
  • Keeps supervisor informed of important incidents, and issues concerning individuals served.
  • Responsible to work the schedule agreed upon with supervisor.   
  • Responsible for writing progress notes  as soon services are provided otherwise within 24 hours of service provision
  • Completing paperwork required through IVRS as well as Making the Grade.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, a good driving record and show proof of auto insurance.
  • Satisfactory results on background check pertaining to criminal and abuse registries including checks of the Dependent Adult and Child Abuse registries, the Sex Offender registry, and the criminal history check
  • Experience is preferred, but not required. We provide the training and tools that you need to be successful at First Resources Crop.

Contact Information

Did you know we offer:

Paid training & a fun work environment

Pay at $10.50 - $12.50 / hour depending on education, experience, and placement

PTO accrual beginning day 1 (full-time employees)

403b 3% employer match (full-time employees)

Flexible scheduling for a better work-life balance

Part-time positions that can easily lead to full-time positions with GREAT benefits package including, but not limited to, health & dental insurance options, paid holidays, sick and vacation time, and retirement.



Applications available through our website or stop into any of our locations in Sigourney or Ottumwa to apply.

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