Wellness Coach

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Hope Cooperative is searching for a Wellness Coach.

Full Time Professional  |  Sacramento, CA, US

Description:

The Wellness Coach will serve as a member of a supportive services team for Hope Cooperative’s Wellness Center.

The Wellness Center make’s critical differences in our member’s lives. Members have shared that making social connections has reduced the time they spend in the Hospital, that they have fewer suicidal ideations or attempts. Members say they want to be here, engaged in positive activities, rather than activities that could jeopardize their sobriety and stable mental health and possibly lead to incarceration or hospitalization. Members have shared that without Wellness Center they have no one who understands them, no support, and often no established friendships. Working with members to find employment and volunteer positions in the community has impacted members desire to achieve self-efficacy and empowered members to explore hobbies, healthy way’s to be entertained, and engage in meaningful relationships.

We are looking for dynamic, committed individuals to join our team. If you want to be part of the solution to solving homelessness in our community, we are looking for your talent and expertise as we transform and empower the lives of people with mental illness by supporting independence and preventing homelessness. We are a highly respected, award-winning provider of a full array of mental health and supportive housing services in Sacramento and Yolo Counties, and we need you to bring your compassion and support to the most vulnerable in our community.

At Hope Cooperative we’re committed to the happiness and well-being of our employees, and aim to create a workplace that fosters both personal and professional growth.

This position is a part-time, non-exempt position starting at $15.50 per hour and may require working some evening and weekend schedules.

HOPE Cooperative (aka TLCS, Inc.) offers a competitive benefit package consisting of, but not limited to, the following, and may be subject to change:

  • 10 PTO days year (2 weeks
  • 13 PTO days after 5th year (2 weeks / 3 days)
  • 3 days paid sick time
  • 9 paid holidays
  • Personal Days (Floating Holidays)
  • Employer paid health insurance for employee and children
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401k match
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Regular hourly wage step scale increases
  • Flexible start/end times for some positions
  • iPhone with unlimited data for personal/profession use and laptop for some positions
  • Clinical Supervision towards licensure (for certain positions and upon approval)
  • CEU days for certain positions
  • Free CEU’s for certain positions
  • Annual BBQ and staff appreciation awards
  • Annual Gift Card Program
  • Referral Bonuses
  • Transfer Sick Time Hours to PTO Hours
  • PTO Cash Out
  • Voluntary Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Accident Insurance, Disability Insurance and more. 

* All benefit offerings are subject to change and are governed by the eligibility guidelines in the Employee Handbook.  This list represents a general summary of available benefits and nothing stated here should be interpreted as being included in a written offer for employment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Support guests, clients, and/or family members with active listening, demonstration of empathy and carry a message of hope and recovery and empower guests in meeting their identified goals.
  • Plan and Coordinate activities.
  • Facilitate classes, activities and Community Meetings.
  • Observe, assess, intervene and refer (within one’s scope of practice) in situations with guests regarding mental health symptoms, physical health symptoms and substance use issues.
  • Assist in linking guests and/or family members with resources in the community.
  • Assist guests in developing and following a wellness plan unique to their needs and desires.
  • Assist guests with various independent living skills: Cleaning, food preparation, hygiene, budgeting money, and safety.
  • Provide/Assist the guests with transportation in personal vehicle as necessary.
  • Provide positive public relations, community referrals, information and support by linking guests to needed resources; advocate with and on behalf of guests and significant support persons the guests have identified.
  • Facilitate planning of social, cultural, educational, supportive and recreational group activities.
  • Act as a designated Mandated Reporter for the observed or suspected abuse and/or neglect of children, disabled individuals, dependent adults and elder/senior citizens.  Mandated Reporter also includes “Duty to Warn” which includes the responsibility to notify authorities and the intended victim(s) of physical harm.
  • Regular and predictable attendance required.
  • Use motivational interviewing, trauma-informed care, and harm-reduction practices

Education and/or Experience:

  • Lived experience as a mental health consumer or a family member of a mental health consumer.
  • Work experience with Medi-Cal billing is highly desirable.
  • Peer Certification is highly desirable.
  • Work experience with persons who have substance abuse problems, preferably individuals who are dually diagnosed (mental health & substance abuse) is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of 12-Step Programs and/or personal experience with substance abuse recovery is highly desirable.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: 

  • Possess a valid California Driver’s License and current vehicle insurance.   Driving record must meet, and continue to meet, the underwriting standards established by the generalized driving guidelines used by our insurance broker.  Must provide proof of insurance.
  • Must have at least 3 or more years of driving experience.

Other Skills, Abilities, and Job Requirements: 

  1. Ability to pass clearance of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and/or Department of Justice (DOJ) background screenings.
  2. Consumer of mental health services or a family member of a mental health consumer is desirable.

HOPE Cooperative (aka TLCS, Inc.) is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer,   and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Our agency embraces a diverse & culturally rich workforce, and we welcome all candidates to apply.

To apply visit Hope Cooperative – Online Career Center

Final Filing Date:  Until Filled

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