The Employment Specialist supports clients in executing job searches and assists the client in maintaining employment. This is a mobile support role designed to serve clients searching for a job and also working in a job at a variety of locations throughout Philadelphia, Montgomery, Delaware, and Chester counties. The Employment Specialist will demonstrate the ability to protect and maintain the health and safety of the client as well as provide support as the client’s job requires.
The Employment specialist is responsible for a series of assessment-related responsibilities that relate to helping the client identify appropriate work opportunities. In addition to conducting these assessments, the Employment Specialist also prepares the client for employment by supporting skill development, expanding the client’s knowledge of employment options, and provide transportation planning.
The Employment Specialist provides ongoing supports to clients as they begin to work. This support is delivered via job/task analysis, direct coaching, modeling healthy interactions, and eventually fading supports. Meeting employer’s productivity expectations.
The Employment Specialist also engages in the provision of remote services during the Job Finding and Job Support phases. These services are typically delivered via telephone and video-conferencing.
The mission of IDEATE is to support our clients to break the cycle of poverty by providing highly vulnerable and underserved individuals person-tailored pathways to careers using technology and community engagement.
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.