Employment Specialist - PT
Are you looking for more than a “job”?
Do you want a role with flexible hours, so you have time to live your life, and afford it? Are you looking for a position that makes you WANT to go to work everyday?
We are in need of an Employment Specialist to assist those within our services in finding and keeping jobs. This position will work with Vocational Rehab and other state entities to find, and maintain competitive employment for individuals with disabilities.
RISE Services Inc. is a non-profit organization that is powered by relationships, connection, and community. Our mission is Creating Opportunities for and with People -- not just for our clients, but our staff, and communities as well. We provide in person-centered mentoring to individuals throughout Utah experiencing developmental and intellectual disabilities.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Provide employment assistance (acquiring and maintaining employment) and be a mentor to people receiving support through the implementation of the RISE Mission, Vision, and Values.
Promote the rights of people receiving support and contribute to an environment that is free of abuse, neglect and/or exploitation.
Understand responsibilities in supporting people in achieving and maintaining integrated and competitive employment. This includes keeping required documentation and any other prescribed or related task.
Assist people (as applicable to the person) with the following supports: resume assistance, interview preparation and assistance, job development and job searching techniques, marketing individuals' employment skills, hygiene, encouraging relationships, provide/arrange transportation, and other needs of the person as identified by the team.
Act as an appropriate role model and support people in developing skills necessary for gaining and maintaining employment.
Conduct comprehensive assessment of a person's skills, talents, interests and motivation, and identify any areas for improvement.
Educating potential employers about supported employment
Attend staff meetings and other mandatory training as required by RISE.
Other duties as assigned.
Experience and/or education in the field of developmental disabilities or related field preferred.
Experience in sales and/or marketing is a plus.
Must have a desire and interest in working with people with disabilities or special needs.
Must have a valid Driver's License.
Must pass a criminal background screening.
Must have a reliable personal vehicle to be used for transporting individuals, acceptable Driving Record, and current automobile insurance that meets minimum requirements of RISE insurance policies.
If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process or hiring process, please submit your request through one of the following methods listed below:
(a) Dedicated fax 866-268-8885 (b) Dedicated email hrdept @riseservicesinc.org DISABILITY ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS ONLY (c) US mail - 4554 E Inverness Ave Mesa, AZ 85206- Attn Human Resources (d) Dedicated phone – 1-866-242-2714 Option 1 (Employment Opportunities) DISABILITY ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS ONLY
RISE is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. We embrace diversity in all its form. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
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Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 102307