Job coaches perform a number of interpersonal tasks related to career guidance. Their responsibilities often include helping to guiding young people or adults towards potential career paths, educating others about social or financial matters, and helping their clients develop into successful workers. They frequently work with both large and small organizations (including non-profit groups), and this line of work is primarily mental and requires little physical labor. The requirements to become a job coach vary by state, but it often include the passing of a required certification test. Larger employers often require at least a bachelor's degree in a related field such as psychology as well. Prior experience in a social services related field is often required.
Job Coach Tasks
Help individuals obtain and maintain employment.
Conduct career assessments, advice, and job and social skill preparation.
Aid individuals in selecting a suitable career path.