Employment Specialist – Job Coach

Are you looking to use your talents, time and skills to make a positive impact on your community one person at a time? Do you look for the strengths in others? Are you solution focused? Do you enjoy the energy and collaboration in a diverse group with a common cause, yet want the independence found in working one on one assisting individuals with disabilities attain their goal of employment? Do you prefer a flexible schedule? We are looking for you.

We currently have an immediate Part-Time opportunity for an Employment Specialist / Job Coach to join our team supporting Whiteville and surrounding area. Flexible work schedule with potential for Full-Time as caseload increases.  Follow your passion. Find your voice. Join the Easterseals UCP team.


  • Accompany individuals to job interviews and assist in filling out applications and communicating qualifications.
  • Accompany individuals being supported to their community-based employment site to provide on-the-job training.
  • Analyze job duties and tasks and complete a thorough job task analysis.
  • Assists individuals in mastering skills and meeting production standards. A job coach may be required to assist in performing an individual’s job duties to maintain necessary production as well as model work behavior.
  • Facilitates social interaction with coworkers and provide reinforcement as learning is demonstrated.


  • Minimum of High School Diploma or GED
  • 2 years’ experience working with adults with disabilities preferred.
  • Strong listening and mentoring skills
  • Strong time management skills and attention to deadlines
  • Ability to identify strengths in others
  • Enjoy working as a member of a team as well as independently
  • Can do attitude in collaborative groups and with those on your caseload
  • Personal and/or professional experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities.
  • Accountable, committed and caring

We strive to attract and engage team members with diverse lived experiences. We intentionally seek out and value uniqueness across race, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, personality, disability and age. 

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