Part Time

Employment Specialist

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

Part Time Employment Specialist:

Seeking an enthusiastic and compassionate individual to work as an Employment Specialist 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.

 

The primary focus of this position is placement of JFCS’s Culinary Training Program graduates.  Responsibilities include performing Intake and Situational Assessments, Job Development and Job Coaching for adults with a variety of disabilities. Individual will facilitate relationships 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

 

COMPANY OVERVIEW:  Samost Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JFCS) is a non-profit social service agency located in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.  For over 65 years, JFCS has been providing comprehensive, caring social services to South Jersey residents of all ages, faiths, and economic backgrounds - strengthening the individual, the family, and the community. From cradle to rocking chair, our critical services help our most vulnerable community members meet the challenges and overcome the obstacles that often arise during the course of daily living. JFCS services are available to residents of Camden, Burlington, and Gloucester Counties in Southern New Jersey.