Life Skills Coach Job at Easterseals Southern California, Reseda, CA

  • Easterseals Southern California
  • Reseda, CA

Job Description

Join our team and begin a career with purpose! Are you looking to begin or continue a career supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities? In this position you would empower people with disabilities to gain social and daily living skills, and to become active members of their communities. 


Easterseals Southern California is the largest disability services organization in California and we have been operating for over 100 years! At ESSC, we value the uniqueness and dignity of our associates and their contributions to our organization. Our strength is in our diversity, and every day, we strive to uphold our values of respect and inclusion for 
all. Apply today to find out more.


Starting pay: $20.00 per hour plus benefits

Part-time : preferably Tue & Thurs. 10:00am -3:00pm (may inquire about additional hours) 





  1. Planning and preparing a weekly schedule of activities that will provide learning of living skills and experiences according to the participant’s ISP and lPP goals and objectives. 
  2. Conducts daily activities, at the participant’s home, to assist in the development of living skills. Helps participants in building independence, to go out and integrate in the community, and carry out activities such as: do the chores of that day, prepare meals, do grocery shopping, utilize public transportation, attend doctor’s appointments, and learn financial management.
  3. Provides 1:1 personal care for participants which may include: assistance with eating, personal hygiene, showering, restroom assistance, and preparing for bedtime. 
  4. Maintains all assigned documentation and data regarding participant including ISP's, quarterly and annual evaluations, and ID/case notes. 
  5. Assists in participant assessments, planning and evaluation processes. Attends ISP/IPP meetings. Assists participant in the development and implementation of his/her Service Plan. 
  6. Meets required training hours timely, utilizing internal and external training resources. 
  7. Performs other duties as assigned.



  • 1 to 2 years’ experience, or equivalent combination of training, education and experience to perform the job successfully. Experience working with people in behavior management programs preferred.
  • Minimum age requirement is eighteen (18).
  • Must possess or be able to obtain/maintain valid CPR, CPI and First Aid Certifications.



  • Ability to communicate well orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work independently, self-directed, when working at a participant’s home.
  • Ability to interpret and carry out written or oral instructions.
  • Ability to consistently demonstrate good judgment.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of Individual Program Plans and Individual Service Plans.
  • Ability to provide assistance with personal care to participants and the ability to transfer a program participant who has no weight bearing skills.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds repetitively. Ability to walk, stand, stoop, kneel for extended periods of time. Ability to push wheel chairs on a variety of terrain.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a criminal record/fingerprint clearance from the Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigation per Easter Seals Southern California and/or program requirements.
  • Ability to pass post-offer medical examination and test for tuberculosis.
  • Ability to tolerate an outdoor work environment inclusive of a variety of weather conditions.
  • Must pass all drug testing required by ESSC.

Job Tags

Hourly pay, Part time, Work from home, Outdoor,

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