Heritage Christian Services

  • Employment Specialist - Orleans/Genesee Counties

    Job Locations US-NY-North Tonawanda and surrounding areas
    Job ID
    2019-1701
    Category
    Human Services
  • Overview

    Join the future of Heritage Christian vocational services!  Are you interested in an exciting opportunity assisting individuals with developmental disabilities in finding Employment Solutions?   You will be an ally to people by encouraging them to achieve their goals to secure and maintain meaningful employment opportunities.  And you will advocate for people with disabilities to have equal access to careers in their communities. Be more than one thing working at Heritage Christian.  This position is responsible for working in Orleans and Genesee Counties. 

    Responsibilities

    • Work with individuals with developmental disabilities both on and off the job site, developing work related skills
    • Teach others how to be successful in their job by role modeling and providing ongoing feedback and support
    • Assist individuals in handling day to day responsibilities at the job site and completing assessments of an individual's work skills
    • Facilitate relationships between the individual and employer and co-workers
    • Ensure a safe, positive and meaningful work experience for the individual
    • Attend ISP, Life Plan or other related meetings
    • Completion of required documentation and communication of pertinent information to the individual and his/her support team
    • Position may also include working with youth with disabilities on a variety of pre-employment and employment services

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in a human services related field
    • Must be flexible and able to adapt to a variety of work settings and schedules
    • Be willing to travel to a variety of work sites
    • Ability to work independently and be highly organized
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Experience with working with people wth disabiliites is preferred
    • Valid NYS driver license

    We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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