Part Time

Employment Specialist

Samost Jewish Family & Children's Service (JFCS) 1301 Springdale Road, Cherry Hill NJ

Seeking an enthusiastic and compassionate individual to work as an Employment Specialist 25 hours/week within the Supported Employment Program. The main objective of this position is to work with individuals with disabilities and their families, to help them obtain and maintain meaningful employment opportunities, allowing them to reach their highest potential.
 
Responsibilities include performing Intake and Situational Assessments, Job Development and Job Coaching for adults with a variety of disabilities. Individual will interact with businesses within the community and must have excellent communication skills to work with a wide variety of populations; including employers, co-workers, clients with disabilities, family members and other professional staff.
 
Qualifications include: Must be able to work independently, highly organized, flexible, good problem solver and communicator, creative, can take initiative, as well as have an understanding of how to work with individuals with diverse abilities.  Experience working in the field of Supported Employment is a plus, but willing to train.  Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in a related field. 
 
If interested please forward resume to Karen Marks, Manager of the Supported Employment Program, at kmarks@jfedsnj.org or call 856.424.1333. EOE