Heritage Christian Services

Employment Specialist

Job Locations US-NY-Amherst and surrounding areas
Job ID
2019-1758
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.  

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
  • Facilitate relationships between the individual and employer and co-workers
  • Ensure a safe, positive and meaningful work experience for the individual
  • Completion of required documentation and communication of pertinent information to the individual and his/her support team

Qualifications

  • 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
  • Valid NYS driver license
  • Bachelor's degree required

 

Our Commitment to Equity and Justice

 

We believe that people are entitled to dignity, respect, equity and justice. We champion a society that removes barriers. We reject racism and discrimination of any kind. We protest systemic and political inequities that marginalize people, recognizing that there is a history of structural racism in the United States. We will continue to learn and change to achieve justice. We know that strength comes from unity. As you speak out, be strong, faithful and well.

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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