Resources For Human Development, Inc.
Requisition Number: PA049-EMPLS-H-07-2018-02
Job Title: Employment Specialist (American Sign Language)
City: Philadelphia
State: PA

Minimum Degree Required: B - 2 Year Degree
Minimum Years of Experience: 1
Salary Range: 15.00

Employment Specialist (American Sign Language)

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Description/Job Summary

This is a fun and rewarding on-call, support opportunity for a practicing artist who can use American Sign Language to communicate.  The point is to uplift others, focus on our clients and assist them to sell creative merchandise. Our intentional, mindful community long-term goal is to foster independence in our program participants.

Our non-profit program works with individuals that experience barriers to employment. We believe that disabilities are a natural part of the human condition and that community inclusion is key to the realization of potential. We work with a handful of really talented participants that choose to generate income either as self-employed entrepreneurs, or working competitively in the community.

This opportunity may very well be your 'road less traveled' that will make all the difference.

What follows are the minimum qualifications:
Must have completed a 2-year, post-HS degreed program with an arts focus.
Must be proficient in American Sign Language. 
Must possess a valid drivers' license and have access to a reliable vehicle;
Must have computer access and cell phone;
Must be computer proficient and able to use Microsoft Office;
Must have some experience working with the public;
Must be accountable to attend all assigned work shifts -including nights and weekends;
Must complete and submit all documentation related to shifts;
Must be able to treat all participants fairly, and with kindness and respect, and a willingness to serve both mindfully and humbly.

Required license or certification: Driver's License.

Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.
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Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.