Vocational Specialist

Posted by
Vibrant Emotional Health
Bronx County, NY
Published 22 days ago



Title: Vocational Specialist

Full Time

 Please apply on the Vibrant website:

Position Objective: Facilitates the acquisition of specific soft skills conducted individually or in small groups. Facilitates a set of individualized activities consistent with the youth’s career goals and locally available employment. Provide interventions that can be used provide the individual youth assistance and support on or off-the-job in activates on a short term or long-term basis.

Reports to: Nefateria Butler – Clinical Supervisor

Salary: 40,000.00K

Major duties and responsibilities:


  1. Researching industry and labor market trends, internet sources, newspapers, job boards, and conduct cold calls to identify job leads. Maintain a database of jobs, hiring events, job fairs and an inventory of current and potential employers.
  2. Coordination of union apprenticeships, internships and other employment opportunities quarterly. Matching youth with employment sites that are within the youth’s capabilities and employment interests.
  3. Shadowing youth on a regular basis or until they are comfortable within the work environment and assist with negotiating accommodations in the workplace, where needed. Maintaining frequent communication with employers in order to provide necessary supports, assess job performance and ensure continued development in accordance with the consistency of the youth’s disclosure plan.
  4. Provides direct services to youth and adolescents including vocational counseling, report generation and progress noting.
  5. Maintains job development log and job placement/retention log.
  6. Develops long and short-term vocational goals for participants.
  7. Knowledge of employer expectations of employee performance and workplace behaviors.
  8. Meets weekly with supervisor to discuss issues and concerns and provide suggestions; carries out all tasks and additional assignments as delegated by supervisor.
  9. Participates in and attends meetings/seminars/trainings geared towards improvement of self and agency as a whole.
  10. Maintains confidentiality at all times.

This does not limit the assignment of duties or exclude the performance of other duties not mentioned, as assigned by supervisor.


Minimum of an Bachelor’s degree in a related field with at least 2 years of vocational experience providing employment/vocational services and/or similar services to young adults.


Vibrant Emotional Health is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for positions without regard to veteran status, uniformed service member status, race, creed, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, national origin, marital status, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, caregiver status or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws


Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they are able to perform every task in the job description. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. Vibrant will consider any equivalent combination of knowledge, skills, education, and experience to meet minimum qualifications. If you are interested in applying, we encourage you to think broadly about your background and skill set for the role. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. We are pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.



Title: Vocational Specialist

Full Time

 Please apply on the Vibrant website:

Position Objective: Facilitates the acquisition of specific soft skills conducted…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
  • Start Date
    June 27, 2022
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
At least USD $40,000
/ year


975 Kelly St, Bronx, NY 10459, USA

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