Under the direction of the Director for Vocational Services, assist all clients with their transition to employment, assessing needs and ensuring that positive employment outcomes are achieved.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned.
. Assess trainees regarding present level vocational skills and employment history; assist clients in understanding vocational and educational options and determining vocational goals;
. Prepare Employability Plan for each trainee
. Provide instruction in one or more courses in the Job Readiness Curriculum to ensure that trainees are receiving appropriate job skills training
. Interface with counselors and other clinical staff on an ongoing basis to monitor evolving employment progress and needs
. Develop and maintain a current bank of job opportunities for trainees
. Conduct mentoring sessions and post-placement follow-up for trainees who have been placed in jobs
. Develop and maintain linkages with vocational programs and other support services.
. Facilitate pre and post-employment groups and individual counseling sessions.
. Monitor clients' progress before and after employment within the guidelines of ACCES - VR requirements.
. And any other assigned tasks.
. High School Diploma required; Bachelors Degree in the Human and Social Services or Sales preferred
. Minimum of two years of Job Development or related sales experience required
. Current well maintained Job Bank preferred
. Strong interpersonal skills and oral/written communication skills required
. Vocational and Employment Counseling experience preferred
. Familiarity with substance abuse treatment methodology a plus
We offer a salary and excellent benefits including vacation, personal time, sick time, paid holidays, medical and RX, dental, vision, life, STD,LTD, pet insurance, legal insurance, transportation expense plan, 403 retirement, flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, service awards and more.
Please email your cover letter and resume with Job Developer in the Subject Line:
Phoenix House Foundation is an Equal Employment Organization.