Job Coach Cover Letter

Job coaches help their clients navigate the job search and make career moves. Common work activities include interviewing new clients to determine their reason for being in the job market and their current state of mind, identifying the client’s strengths, weaknesses, and abilities, discussing realistic career goals, developing job search action plans and preparing clients for job interviews.

Below are some of the skills and qualifications most commonly listed on Job Coach cover letters.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Counseling or Psychology
  • Interviewing skills
  • Active listening skills
  • Resume and cover letter writing skills
  • Knowledge of job search best practices
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Career management skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Compassion
  • Positive demeanor

The following is a sample Job Coach cover letter that showcases some of these abilities and qualifications.

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Dear Ms. Robinson,

Upon learning of your need for a Job Coach, I have been motivated to submit my resume for consideration. As a Job Coach with four years of experience helping students find jobs and internships as a part of Lakewood University’s career development center, I am confident I have the experience to make an impact at Sunnyview University’s career development center.

My professional experience includes interviewing students to discover their goals, skills and fears, and then helping them develop an action plan for achieving those goals.

The following is a list of my most relevant accomplishments and qualifications.

  • Earned Bachelor’s degree in Counseling from Temple University
  • Developed and implemented a strategy to help students find relevant internships
  • Facilitated numerous group sessions on a variety of career development topics
  • Provided one-on-one interview coaching to students and recent graduates

I think what makes a great Job Coach is compassion and being a great listener. Not only do I truly care about every student I coach, but I also make sure to stay on top of the latest career development trends. If you think I’d be a great fit for your University, then please contact me for an interview at your earliest convenience. Thank you for your consideration.

Joe A. Cooper

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