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Supported Employment Specialist

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Job Path, Inc.
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New York, NY
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Published 21 days ago

Job Path supports people with developmental disabilities as they make choices about their lives and play valued roles in their communities. Job Path encourages people to explore what they want out of life and to chart their own journeys. Whether it’s finding a job, making a contribution in a volunteer role, establishing a home, or being part of the community, the goal is to assist the person to lead a full and active life. 

Job Path’s Supported Employment program is seeking an energetic and creative person to work with participants and customize jobs for the people we support, which includes youth on the autism spectrum and adults with developmental disabilities. Using customized employment strategies, we pinpoint the skills and talents people can bring to the workforce and the conditions they need to be successful on the job. Then we work with employers to create a job match that works for the business and the job seeker.

This position requires community-based work in NYC, however, there is flexibility for certain administrative tasks are able to be completed remotely or in Job Path's office. 

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following tasks:

  • Engage in discovery sessions with individuals, which will include meetings in their school, home and community to learn about people’s strengths, and interests, and interviews in person and by phone with family, professionals and other members of the person’s support circle, preparation of vocational profile and facilitation of planning meeting;
  • Create a vocational profile for participants served and a portfolio which describes the participant in text and pictures for potential employers. 
  • Provide job development and on-the-job training and support. 
  • Work with employers and organizations to customize jobs that meet the employers’ needs and capitalize on the skills and talents of individual participants.
  • Provide ongoing job coaching support to individuals with significant development disabilities at their worksites. 
  • Work with employers to guarantee their satisfaction with Job Path.
  • Provide documentation of all services rendered and guarantee all regulatory requirements are being met.



Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • At least one year of experience working with individuals with disabilities or in job development

*Please note: Only applicants we feel meet requirements of the position will be contacted for an interview

**Job Path is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without unlawful discrimination based on races, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, employment, or citizenship status.**

Job Path supports people with developmental disabilities as they make choices about their lives and play valued roles in their communities. Job Path encourages people to explore what they want out of life and to chart their own journeys…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level
Salary
USD $35,000 - USD $37,000
/ year
Eligible for paid overtime

Benefits

  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Life and AD&D Policy
  • Work/Life Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Pre-tax commuter and medical plans
  • 403b retirement plan with 5% employer match after two years of employment
  • Generous vacation policy
  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Life and AD&D Policy
  • Work/Life Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Pre-tax commuter and medical plans…

Level of Language Proficiency

Proficiency in spoken and written English

Proficiency in spoken and written English

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
Associated Location
256 West 38th Street, New York, NY 10018, United States
2nd Floor

How to Apply

Please submit your resume cover letter via our jobs board: https://jobpathnyc.applytojob.com/apply/ZDxmYFkVP1/Supported-Employment-Specialist?source=idealist

Or, send via fax to 212-921-5342 or mail to:

Job Path 

Attn: Aimee Althoff

256 West 38th Street 2nd Floor

New York, NY 10018

Please submit your resume cover letter via our jobs board: https://jobpathnyc.applytojob.com/apply/ZDxmYFkVP1/Supported-Employment-Specialist?source=idealist

Or, send via fax…

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