Heritage Christian Services

Employment Specialist/Job Coach- WNY

Job Locations US-NY-Amherst and surrounding areas
Job ID
2021-3576
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.  

 

We’re making the hiring process easier by using a video interviewing technology called HireVue. After completing your online application, record your job interview using your computer or smartphone at a time that works for you. HireVue will send you an email with a link and instructions. If you can’t complete your interview right away, we’d love for you to complete it within a few days. One of our recruiters will be in touch within one to two business days with next steps. We can’t wait to see what you have to offer.

 

Text “START” to 47257  or Click HERE to opt in to receive the invite via text message. Message and data rates may apply.

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

  • High School Diploma or Equivalency required.
  • Bachelor's degree in a human services or related field preferred
  • 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

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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