Career Coach – Long-Term CareWorks

Career Coach – Long-Term CareWorks


Full-time, permanent

Salary Range

$4446 to $7028 per month

Posting Expiration Date

Open until filled

Application Requirements

Ready to join us? A resume, cover letter and references are required for all applications. Your cover letter should explain your reason for wanting to work for RISE Partnership and provide an example of your demonstrated success in a similar position. To apply, submit your cover letter and resume via this job posting at

Position Summary

Reporting to the Long-Term CareWorks (LTCW) program manager, the LTCW career coach will be part of a team of professionals who help deliver and facilitate the mentorship and professional career coaching side of the LTCW program. This position will focus on equitable recruitment and retention in the long-term care workforce, including the areas of CNA and other identified positions. The career coach will be a currently licensed CNA, LPN, or RN with at least two years of on-the-job, long-term care work experience, and successful experience with pursuing stackable certifications past CNA 1. This position is responsible for coordinating with the LTCW program manager, and other key stakeholders, to work directly with cohort members over the course of their year-long training program, providing professional and educational mentorship, guidance, and support through cohort gatherings, individual one-on-one mentor sessions, study groups, and educational clinical observations.

Essential Functions

  • The primary responsibilities for this position are: 
    • To plan and facilitate long-term care career coaching and mentorship—in coordination with the program manager and other relevant stakeholders—to a year-long cohort of individuals pursuing their CNA license by following apprenticeship mentorship guidelines; and
    • to provide apprenticeship documentation support to the LTCW Program, a joint Labor-Management Trust serving care providers working in nursing home settings.
  • Specific tasks may include (but not be limited to):
    • Professionally mentor and provide career coaching for Long-Term Care Workforce Apprentice cohort members with an equitable and inclusive lens.
    • Develop regular scheduling and agendas to meet with the group cohort.
    • Develop regular scheduling and agendas to meet with individual apprentices.
    • Provide an equitable and inclusive environment for each individual and collaboratively create growth and goal plans together.
    • Provide clinical support, observation, and documentation on site at a partner Long Term Care facility that will provide, in accordance to agreements with the Trust, an educational and focused clinical environment in which both mentee and mentor are able to perform clinical hours within appropriate and defined parameters.
    • Provide study support for cohort members.
    • Assess and document apprentice skills during clinicals to track progress in the program and allow for wage rate increases for participants.
    • Provide feedback through forms for data collection and improvement of the program.
    • Developing and maintaining relationships with employer organization site staff during clinicals and beyond.
    • Assist cohort members in their transitions into work at partner sites.
  • Attending monthly Long-Term Care Workforce Development Trust board meetings;
  • Working with and protecting sensitive and confidential information;
  • Engaging and soliciting stories from a wide diversity of workers, and comfort level in lifting up the voices of people of color, LGBTQ people, immigrants, among other communities.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Current unencumbered Licensed CNA, LPN or RN with at least two years of on the job experience and successful experience in pursuing certifications past CNA 1 – which can include CNA 2 or other complementary certifications

  • Long Term Care Work experience necessary/preferred.

  • Excellent writing and communications skills.

  • Ability to apply an informed equity lens and analysis to mentorship of apprentices.

  • Independently manage multiple participants documentation and coaching.

  • A demonstrated commitment to advancing the voice and conditions of Oregon workers;

  • Proven track record in successful mentorship, career coaching, and/or cohort leading.

  • Self-motivated with ability to work well independently and to think on your feet;

  • Be curious, generous, open-minded and enjoy working as part of a team.

  • A commitment to giving workers the capability and confidence they need to make the most of their union-negotiated benefits

  • A commitment to treating coworkers and participants with respect

  • Ability to use the following office equipment, tools and machines: PC, multi-line telephone, copier/printer/scanner, fax, smart phones, computers with Microsoft, Adobe, and online web based secure applications


  • Currently licensed as a CNA, LPN or RN with at least two years of on the job experience.

  • Experience in long-term care facilities preferred.

  • Career Coaching, mentorship, and/or cohort leading experience.

  • Experience in recruitment and retention in the workforce preferred.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position is not responsible for supervising other staff members.

Working Conditions

  • Check the appropriate health classification group for this position:

□ Group 1 – Requires physical abilities to perform instant or sustained arduous physical activity
✓ Group 2 – Requires occasional lifting and exertion for short periods
□ Group 3 – Requires very limited physical exertion

  • Readiness to work occasional long hours, weekends
  • Able to travel between worksites and/or meeting locations within the state

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement

RISE Partnership is committed to keeping our community and workforce safe. Please note that all employees are required to be in compliance with our RISE Mandatory COVID Vaccination Policy prior to their start date.


This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.

Application Requirements

Ready to join us? A resume, cover letter and references are required for all applications. Your cover letter should explain your reason for wanting to work for RISE Partnership and provide an example of your demonstrated success in a similar position. 

Pay and Benefits

We offer competitive wages and top-notch benefits, including major medical, dental, vision, employee assistance program benefits for ourselves and if applicable our dependents, as well as retirement and leave benefits.

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our team members are also responsible for conduct consistent with our EEO standards and are expected to demonstrate respect for all coworkers and participants. We also recognize the desirability of increasing employment opportunities for people of color, women, LGBTQQI, people that are bilingual or multilingual, and people with disabilities.

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