Human Services - Employment Specialist

Work Opportunities Unlimited | Wheaton, MD

Posted Date 11/21/2020
Description

Do you thrive in a work environment that offers daily variety and helps others? Do you want to make a difference in the community where you live? This might be the position for you!  An employment specialist (CRS) is a community-based human services position, responsible for assisting individuals with barriers to secure meaningful employment, completing employment assessments, providing and/or arranging the necessary job supports to ensure success, and documenting progress at the job site.  This position will cover the area of Hyattsville, MD to Wheaton, MD (Montgomery County-Rockville, Gaithersburg, Hyattsville, College Park, Greenbelt)

What makes our culture unique? 

  • We think outside the box – tailoring a position to the skills of the team member and the clients we serve.
  • We have fun! Holiday gatherings, team meetings, award ceremonies, team building events and celebratory dinners!
  • Mobility within the company to transfer and take on leadership roles.
  • Extensive training program – team members have the opportunity to shadow and learn from other successful CRS’s.
  • Advanced technology – can access notes and client information via an extensive portal.

Daily activities might include: 

  • Supporting individuals with barriers in cultivating meaningful employment.
  • Career coaching: developing goals, resume writing and interview prep.
  • Creatively targeting jobs for clients and advocating on their behalf.
  • Inspiring success at work by training, supporting, and monitoring individuals at job sites.
  • Partnering with local business and employers to identify work opportunities.

What does community-based look like?

  • You transport clients throughout the community to and from work sites ** You must have a valid driver’s license, reliable vehicle and motor vehicle insurance in which your name is included as a driver on the policy **
  • You’re not spending your day  at a desk or in a cubicle!
  • You meet with your clients out in the community, whether it’s at a Starbucks, Panera Bread, etc.
  • You have a list of priorities, but how you organize those throughout the month is up to you.

Come help change the world of work!  

Send your best resume to careers@workopportunities.net or submit an application via www.workopportunities.net/careers.

Questions? Call us at 1-866-761-1347

Type
Part-time | Full-time

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