A Life skills coach helps individuals to enhance personal and daily living skills in communications, human relations and problem-solving. They prepare learners to deal effectively with personal issues by guiding them through experiential learning activities such as self-discovery and behaviour identification exercises. They design and facilitate learning experiences aimed at maintaining and strengthening relationships and in addressing issues related to self, family, work, career, community and leisure.
Alberta Learning Information Service (ALIS). “Life Skills Coach” (Occupational Profile). OCC Info. Online: http://occinfo.alis.alberta.ca/occinfopreview/info/browse-occupations/occupation-profile.html?id=71011097 (Retrieved on September 3, 2014)
Canada Career Information Partnership. A Career Development Resource for Parents: Helping parents explore the role of coach and ally. 2006. Online: http://www.ccdf.ca/ccdf/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/a_career_development_resource_for_parents_e.pdf (Retrieved on May 27, 2014)