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with Imperfect Pathways

Current Openings

Coach - Various Specializations

Turn your passion into purpose. Become an Imperfect Pathways Coach!


We are looking for new coaches to add to our growing team at Imperfect Pathways. We welcome coaches with expertise in various specializations to help our clients navigate life's challenges and achieve their personal and professional goals. 


This is a commission-based position where the earning potential is limitless, offering the flexibility to create your own schedule and determine your income based on the number of clients you serve.


At Imperfect Pathways, we're dedicated to creating a safe, judgement free space where everyone feels understood, valued, and empowered. We're not just a company; we're a community dedicated to fostering mental wellness and empowerment. 


Our mission is simple yet profound: to create a safe and supportive space where individuals and organizations alike can thrive. Our approach is rooted in compassion, personalization, and evidence-based practices. We offer a diverse range of mental health coaching and education services tailored to individuals and organizations alike.


What sets us apart?

Our coaches are not just academically and professionally trained but also have firsthand experience using the tools they teach. It is a requirement of Imperfect Pathways that those who are helping others on their journey have both personal and professional experience, as we truly believe it makes a deeper impact. Our approach is rooted in empathy, understanding, and evidence-based practices. We don't just sell services; we cultivate meaningful relationships built on trust and authenticity.


Imperfect Pathways is a leading provider of personalized coaching services dedicated to fostering mental wellness and empowerment. We believe in the power of coaching to support individuals on their journey towards holistic well-being. As we continue to expand, we are seeking passionate and experienced coaches to join our dynamic team.


Key Responsibilities

  • Provide one-on-one coaching sessions to clients, guiding them towards personal growth and development.

  • Network and market yourself to attract new clients and grow Imperfect Pathways coaching practice.

  • Collaborate with clients to set goals, create action plans, and track progress.

  • Utilize Imperfect Pathways’ evidence-based coaching techniques and tools to support clients in overcoming obstacles and achieving success.

  • Maintain confidentiality and adhere to ethical standards in all coaching interactions.

  • Maintain training and knowledge in current methods and standards.

  • Excellent communication skills and active listening techniques.

Qualifications

  • Completion of Imperfect Pathways' coaching certification program (exceptions may apply based on experience and education level).

  • Relevant experience and certification in coaching or related fields preferred.

  • Personal experience in the area of specialization and demonstrated success in overcoming similar challenges.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build rapport and trust with clients.

  • Self-motivated and results-oriented, with a passion for helping others thrive.

  • Age 21+

  • Drug Testing Required

  • Valid Drivers License

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelors in Mental Health, Education, Human Behavior or other Behavioral Health related degrees

  • Experience in overcoming your coaching area of interest.

  • Sales & Marketing Experience

  • Networking experience

  • Proficiency in basic computer skills and computer software such as, but not limited to:

Google Suite (Google Forms, Google Drive, etc.)

Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

Spreadsheet applications

Presentation software

Collaboration tools

Document management systems

Email usage & functions

Zoom


Benefits

  • Flexible schedule allowing for work-life balance.

  • Access to EAP Program

  • Opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the lives of others.

  • Access to ongoing training and support from our experienced team.

  • Access to gym facilities for overall wellness.

Please note that this a comission-based position. Hours worked and income earned will vary depending on individual effort and results. As such, this role may not provide a guaranteed salary or benefits beyond those explicitly mentioned. Candidates should carefully consider their financial needs and readiness for role such as this before applying.


Equal Opportunity Employer:

Imperfect Pathways is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where all individuals are valued and respected.

Business to Business Sales (B2B)

Please note that this position is commission-only, and compensation will be based solely on sales performance. Hours worked and income earned will vary depending on individual effort and results. As such, this role may not provide a guaranteed salary or benefits beyond those explicitly mentioned. Candidates should carefully consider their financial needs and readiness for a commission-based role before applying.


As a Business to Business Sales Representative at Imperfect Pathways, your primary responsibility will be to establish and nurture relationships with businesses, both locally and nationally, to cultivate partnerships centered around mental health and wellness initiatives.


At Imperfect Pathways, we're dedicated to creating a safe haven where everyone feels understood, valued, and empowered. We're not just a company; we're a community dedicated to fostering mental wellness and empowerment. Our mission is simple yet profound: to create a safe and supportive space where individuals and organizations alike can thrive. Our approach is rooted in compassion, personalization, and evidence-based practices. We offer a diverse range of mental health coaching and education services tailored to individuals and organizations alike. Whether it's through one-on-one coaching sessions, group workshops, or custom-built training programs, we're committed to guiding our clients toward holistic well-being and resilience. Join us in fostering a positive, supportive environment where growth and progress flourish.


Key Responsibilities

  • Proactively reach out to businesses to introduce Imperfect Pathways' services, including individual coaching, mental health training programs, custom Employee Assistance Program (EAP) development, workshops, and speaking engagements.

  • Tailor solutions to meet the unique needs and objectives of each client, demonstrating a deep understanding of their challenges and aspirations.

  • Drive revenue growth through effective lead generation, negotiation, and closing strategies.

  • Collaborate closely with our team to ensure seamless delivery of services and exceptional customer satisfaction.

  • Attend networking events and industry conferences to expand our reach and build a strong professional network.

Required Qualifications:

  • Proven track record in B2B sales, preferably within the mental health or wellness industry.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport and trust with diverse stakeholders.

  • Self-motivated and results-oriented, with a passion for making a positive impact.

  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities effectively.

  • Willingness to work on a commission-only basis, with flexibility in hours based on income goals.

  • Valid Driver’s License

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree or higher in Sales and Marketing or comparable field.

  • At least 3 years experience in B2B sales.

  • Mental Health and Wellness background.

  • Networking experience

Benefits

  • Unlimited earning potential based on commission structure.

  • Access to gym facilities and discounted training/coaching services.

  • Opportunities for professional development and growth.

Join a supportive and collaborative team dedicated to creating a healthier, happier workplace culture.



Equal Opportunity Employer:

Imperfect Pathways is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where all individuals are valued and respected.

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Internship Opportunities

Curriculum Writer/Online Course Developer Intern

As an Online Course Developer Intern, you'll play a pivotal role in creating engaging and educational online courses that empower individuals on their mental health journey. This internship offers hands-on experience in instructional design, content creation, and e-learning development. We're looking for someone who is passionate about education, tech-savvy, and excited about helping others learn and grow.

At Imperfect Pathways, a woman-owned business based in West Des Moines, Iowa, we are dedicated to creating a meaningful impact in the mental health sector. As Mental Health Coaches, Educators, Certified Trainers & Speakers, we believe in empowering others & equipping individuals with the tools they need to overcome challenges and thrive. We're now seeking a passionate and detail-oriented Curriculum Writer/Course Developer Intern to join our team and contribute to our mission of empowerment and advocacy.


Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with experienced educators and coaches to design online courses on various mental health topics.

  • Assist in developing course outlines, lesson plans, and learning objectives.

  • Create engaging multimedia content, including video lessons, quizzes, assignments, and interactive activities.

  • Utilize e-learning platforms and software to build and structure online courses.

  • Review and edit course materials to ensure accuracy, clarity, and consistency.

  • Collaborate with the team to integrate feedback and continuously improve course content.

  • Research and incorporate the latest trends and best practices in online education.

  • Assist in launching and promoting online courses to our audience.

Qualifications

  • Pursuing a degree in Education, Instructional Design, Communications, or a related field.

  • Passion for education, personal growth, and making a positive impact.

  • Strong writing and communication skills.

  • Tech-savvy with experience in using e-learning platforms and multimedia tools.

  • Attention to detail and organizational skills.

  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team and independently when needed.

  • Openness to learning and adapting in a fast-paced

Benefits

  • Valuable exposure to instructional design and online education development.

  • Mentorship from experienced educators and course developers.

  • Opportunity to attend workshops and training sessions to enhance skills.

  • Flexible work hours to accommodate your academic schedule.

  • Possibility of future growth opportunities within our growing business.

Imperfect Pathways is dedicated to diversity and inclusivity. We encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds, races, genders, and creeds. Your unique perspective and passion for education and empowerment are qualities we highly value.


Join us in our journey to create a more informed and empowered world. If you're ready to learn, contribute, and be a part of our mission, we encourage you to apply for this enriching Online Course Developer Internship. Together, we can make a difference that truly matters.

Grant Writer Intern

As a Grant Writer Intern, you'll play a crucial role in supporting our efforts to secure funding for our mental health programs and initiatives. This internship offers hands-on experience in researching, writing, and submitting grant proposals. We're looking for someone who is eager to learn about grant writing, passionate about mental health advocacy, and dedicated to helping us further our mission.

At Imperfect Pathways, a woman-owned business based in West Des Moines, Iowa, we are dedicated to creating a meaningful impact in the mental health sector. As Mental Health Coaches, Educators, Certified Trainers & Speakers, we believe in empowering others & equipping individuals with the tools they need to overcome challenges and thrive. We're now seeking a passionate and detailed-oriented Grant Writer Intern to join our team and contribute to our mission of empowerment and advocacy.


Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with experienced business owner & team to research and identify potential grant opportunities.

  • Assist in writing and editing grant proposals that effectively communicate our programs' impact and significance.

  • Help gather necessary information and documentation for grant applications.

  • Participate in coordinating and submitting grant proposals according to deadlines.

  • Maintain accurate records of grant applications, communications, and outcomes.

  • Assist in tracking grant-related financial reporting and compliance.

  • Contribute to the development of grant-related materials, including reports and presentations.

  • Collaborate with the team to integrate feedback and continuously improve grant proposals.

Qualifications

  • Pursuing a degree in Nonprofit Management, Communications, Social Work, or a related field.

  • Passion for mental health advocacy, empowerment, and making a positive impact.

  • Strong writing and communication skills.

  • Detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite.

  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team and independently as needed.

  • Openness to learning and adapting in a fast-paced environment.

Benefits

  • Valuable exposure to grant writing and nonprofit development.

  • Mentorship from experienced grant writers and advocates.

  • Opportunity to attend workshops and training sessions to enhance grant writing skills.

  • Flexible work hours to accommodate your academic schedule.

  • Possibility of future growth opportunities within our growing business.

Imperfect Pathways is committed to diversity and inclusivity. We encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds, races, genders, and creeds. Your unique perspective and passion for mental health advocacy are qualities we highly value.


Join us in our journey to create a more empowered and compassionate world. If you're ready to learn, contribute, and be a part of our mission, we encourage you to apply for this enriching Grant Writer Internship. Together, we can make a difference that truly matters.

Government Contract Specialist Intern

As a Government Contract Specialist Intern, you'll play a vital role in assisting our business with government contracting processes. This internship offers valuable hands-on experience in navigating the intricacies of government contracts while contributing to our mission of empowerment and advocacy. We're looking for a dedicated individual who is eager to learn, collaborate, and make a meaningful impact.


At Imperfect Pathways, a woman-owned business based in West Des Moines, Iowa, we are dedicated to creating a meaningful impact in the mental health sector. As Mental Health Coaches, Educators, Certified Trainers & Speakers, we believe in empowering others & equipping individuals with the tools they need to overcome challenges and thrive. We're now seeking a passionate and motivated Sales and Marketing Intern to join our team and contribute to our mission of empowerment and advocacy.


Key Responsibilities

  • Support the research and identification of government contracting opportunities that align with our mission.

  • Assist in the preparation and submission of government contract proposals and bids.

  • Help review, analyze, and interpret government contracting regulations and requirements.

  • Collaborate with team members to ensure compliance with government contracting guidelines.

  • Assist in maintaining accurate records and documentation related to government contracts.

  • Participate in contract negotiation and communication with government agencies.

  • Contribute to the development of strategies to optimize our government contracting efforts.

  • Stay updated on government contracting trends and developments.

Qualifications

  • Pursuing a degree in Business, Law, Public Administration, or a related field.

  • Strong interest in government contracting and its impact on small businesses.

  • Detail-oriented mindset with excellent organizational skills.

  • Strong written and verbal communication abilities.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and Google Workspace.

  • Curiosity and willingness to learn about government regulations and procedures.

  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team and independently as needed.

Benefits

  • Valuable exposure to government contracting processes and regulations.

  • Opportunity to learn from professionals experienced in government contracting and advocacy.

  • Opportunity to attend workshops and training sessions to enhance your skills.

  • Flexible work hours to accommodate your academic schedule.

  • Possibility of future growth opportunities within our growing business.

Imperfect Pathways is committed to diversity and inclusivity. We encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds, races, genders, and creeds. Your unique perspective and dedication to making a difference are qualities we value.


Join us in our journey to create a more empowered and compassionate world. If you're ready to learn, contribute, and be a part of our mission, we encourage you to apply for this enriching Government Contract Specialist Internship. Together, we can make a difference that truly matters.

Mental Health Educator and Trainer Intern

As a Mental Health Educator/Trainer Intern, you'll play a pivotal role in educating individuals and raising awareness about mental health. This internship offers hands-on experience in designing and delivering educational programs, workshops, and training sessions. We're looking for someone who is passionate about mental health advocacy, a strong communicator, and eager to empower others through education.


At Imperfect Pathways, a woman-owned business based in West Des Moines, Iowa, we are dedicated to creating a meaningful impact in the mental health sector. As Mental Health Coaches, Educators, Certified Trainers & Speakers, we believe in empowering others & equipping individuals with the tools they need to overcome challenges and thrive. We're now seeking a passionate and knowledgeable Mental Health Educator/trainer Intern to join our team and contribute to our mission of empowerment and advocacy.


Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with experienced mental health educators to design engaging and informative workshops and training sessions.

  • Assist in delivering mental health education to diverse audiences, including schools, community groups, and businesses.

  • Create educational materials, presentations, and resources that effectively communicate mental health concepts.

  • Create Online Courses and support systems.

  • Participate in the development of curriculum and content for various training programs.

  • Support in organizing and promoting mental health events and initiatives.

  • Engage in active listening and provide guidance to individuals seeking information about mental health.

  • Stay updated on the latest research and trends in the mental health field to enhance educational content.

  • Collaborate with the team to continuously improve our educational offerings.

Qualifications

  • Pursuing a degree in Psychology, Counseling, Education, or a related field.

  • Passion for mental health advocacy, education, and empowerment.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.

  • Empathetic and compassionate nature, with the ability to connect with diverse audiences.

  • Creativity in designing educational materials and content.

  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team and independently as needed.

  • Openness to learning and adapting in a fast-paced environment.

  • People Centered language and current on appropriate terms involving mental health

Benefits

  • Valuable exposure to mental health education and training techniques.

  • Mentorship from experienced mental health educators and advocates.

  • Opportunity to attend workshops and training sessions to enhance presentation and communication skills.

  • Flexible work hours to accommodate your academic schedule.

  • Possibility of future growth opportunities within our growing business.

Imperfect Pathways is dedicated to diversity and inclusivity. We encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds, races, genders, and creeds. Your unique perspective and passion for mental health education are qualities we highly value.


Join us in our journey to create a more informed and compassionate world. If you're ready to learn, contribute, and be a part of our mission, we encourage you to apply for this enriching Mental Health Educator and Trainer Internship. Together, we can make a difference that truly matters.

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