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Employment Placement Specialist

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Work Opportunities Unlimited
If you're a passionate person looking for a community-focused career, apply now!
Work Opportunities Unlimited, a human services organization, is looking for a motivated individual to join our Career Services Team in the Sanford and Wells area as an Employment Placement Specialist. Part time position is available with 20-25 hours weekly with expected growth to full time by placing clients and growing the caseload.
Our Employment Placement Specialists handle a variety of roles: helping clients develop career goals, teaching pre-vocational and job retention skills, providing career skills training, and coaching our clients to help them maximize success. This position will focus on teaching pre-vocational skills, and helping individuals transition into careers. This candidate will support individuals with disabilities and/or barriers to employment.
Requirements for the Employment Placement Specialist:
Skilled in building close-knit relationships and trust with others
Community-driven focus
Valid driver's license and proof of automobile insurance
Strong verbal, written, and face-to-face communication skills
Documentation, both written and in a computer database
The ability to work autonomously and in collaboration with the community
Experience working with individuals with barriers to employment
This position is a community based position. Travel between the Sanford, Wells, and Kittery areas is required for this position. If you enjoy working in a changing environment this position is for you.
The chosen candidate will also be required to submit to a criminal background and a motor vehicle record check that must meet company standards. We offer competitive wages plus generous placement and retention bonuses, Medical & Dental Insurance for FT, 401k with company match, performance bonuses, paid time off and other benefits.
About Work Opportunities Unlimited
Since 1982, Work Opportunities Unlimited has been assisting individuals with barriers to employment in finding and maintaining employment. Our core values: we believe that all people can work, it is our responsibility to change the world of work, we believe in individual initiative and dignity, we are a pioneering, creative organization, we build successful, reciprocal relationships, we are never satisfied.
If you are enthusiastic, creative, organized, patient and enjoy a job with both challenges and rewards, please complete our online application and upload your resume at http://www.workopportunities.net/Careers
Key Words, Employment Specialist, Job Coach, Human Services, Business Development, Job Development, Special Education, Social Services, Career Services, Customer Service, Mental Health, Direct Support, Job Placement

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