Life Coach

Phipps Neighborhoods
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The Life Coach at Lee Goodwin Residence provides comprehensive case management, outreach, and counseling to the residents at our supportive housing facility for young adults aging out of foster care between the ages of 18-28 year olds. The Life Skills Coach will provide referrals to: education and career programs such as: HSE, Vocational Training, Employment, and Internships. As well as: Substance Abuse Treatment, and Mental Health Services.


• Conduct a comprehensive intake assessment for all new residents and review the agency’s policies and procedures with them.  • Develop treatment plan for all residents. Monitor clients’ emotional, social and physical well-being, as well as their progress
• Maintain concise and accurate resident files in Salesforce database
• Monitor residents’ medication
• Provide residents with necessary referrals, including emergencies such as hospitalization, detox, etc. Inform residents about on-   site, agency and community resources that are available to them. 
• Participate in case conferences, staff meetings and training sessions and represent the agency at assigned meetings and    conferences.• Input data in Salesforce data base daily for all of the residents.
• Attend professional development trainings, supervision meetings, case conferences, and staff meetings.
• Provide monthly statistical reports on time and accurately.
• Work cooperatively with staff at all levels to ensure quality service provision and the development and improvement of team
  performance. •  Assist residents in the planning, prioritizing and long-term goals and short-term goals.
• Maintain and oversee documentation of case files for compliance with regulatory agency.

•Master’s Degree preferred, Bachelor’s Degree preferred in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, or Human Services or related field with two to five years experience. 
•Previous experience in the following areas: mental illness, substance abuse, housing, health, entitlements, workforce, and     formerly incarcerated.
•Qualified candidate must have a strong understanding of the developmental needs of young adults, sensitivity to ethnic and   cultural diversity, and knowledge of and commitment to working from a strength-based perspective.
•Applicant must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as strong computer skills.
•Bi-lingual (Spanish) a plus  Phipps Houses and Affiliates is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, citizenship or national origin, ancestry, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.  Our management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and general treatment during employment.




Responsible Intermediate

Follow Through Intermediate

Counseling Intermediate

Verbal Communication Intermediate

Written Communication Intermediate

Bilingual (Spanish) Intermediate



Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well



Bachelors or better in Social Work.


Masters or better in Social Work.



Previous experience in the following areas: mental illness, substance abuse, housing, health, entitlements, workforce, and formerly incarcerated

Must have a strong understanding of the developmental needs of young adults, sensitivity to ethnic and cultural diversity, and knowledge of and commitment to working from a strength-based perspective

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)