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Employment Specialist (Joliet, IL)
Location: Joliet, IL
Program or Services: Hempstead; Network 6
Schedule/Shift: Full-Time; M-F, 8:30am - 5:00pm, with flexibility for some nights and weekends
Description: Under the supervision of the Employment Services Director, the Employment Specialist develops job opportunities and placements for individuals with disabilities. Employment Specialists contact employers for job openings and work with employers to identify positions and tasks for their clients. Employment Specialists help to facilitate positive employment outcomes for individuals seeking employment, helping identify their skills and goals and working with them to find and apply for jobs appropriate to those skills and goals. The supports and services provided will be done in a dignified, respectful and professional manner.
Responsibilities: The Employment Specialist promotes a work environment that respects those we serve and always treats them with dignity and respect. Additionally, the Employment Specialist performs intakes with prospective clients and their guardians / families, explaining services and gathering required information. Employment Specialists work with DRS, complete assessments, and coach clients on job search techniques including how to fill out applications, how to present themselves in the interview, etc.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree, preferably in social service, psychology, or a related field. Outside sales or marketing experience a plus. Computer skills including word, excel, email, and internet. A valid driver’s license is required.
Contact Information: Jillian Newstat, (815) 485-6197, firstname.lastname@example.org