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Disability Inclusion Specialist

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Job Path, Inc.
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New York, NY
Nuevo
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Publicado hace 14 días

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 a creative and energetic individual to 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 and at least one year of experience working with individuals with disabilities or in job development, this requirement may be waived for applicants who have an extensive experience in working in a community based setting with people with developmental disabilities.

Salary: Annual salary of $35,000–$37,000 depending on education and experience, eligible for 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

To Apply: Please submit your resume, and cover letter via our jobs board:

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 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.**

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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…

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  • Flexibilidad
    A Tiempo Completo
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New York, NY 10018, US

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