The Kennedy Center, Inc. ABI Community Coach / Per Diem in Trumbull, Connecticut

ABI Community Coach / Per Diem

Salary: $12:00 per hour


  • Implement a wide range of vocational, community, leisure and daily living activities with individual with neurological impairment.

  • Provide assessment, training and counseling in the areas of: self-care; medication/health management; task completion; communication and interpersonal skills; socialization; sensory/motor skills; problem solving skills; money management; ability to maintain a household; vocational skills (attendance, compliance, attention span, etc.); and judgment and reasoning.

  • Provide one-to-one supervision of designated consumer.

  • Assist consumer in maintaining and tending to medical needs.

  • Ensure resident’s medical, dental, dietary, psychological and all other service recommendations and treatments are followed through as identified on the individual’s Plan of Service.

  • Acquaint consumer with satisfactory work habits, rules, and job skills as required by competitive employers.

  • Plan and implement independent living skill strategies for the areas including, but not limited to: budgeting, grooming, home maintenance, food preparation, purchasing items of basic need (food, clothing, incidentals).

  • Assess, teach and assist individual in performing the basic functions of independent living: time management, organization, task completion, etc.


  • Associates Degree in Psychology, Human Services, or related field

  • Work experience maybe considered in lieu of degree.

  • Two years experience in working with persons with cognitive or neurological impairment or related disabilities, in community settings.