Goodwill Industries of the Inland Northwest
  • WFS - 205
  • Lewiston, ID, USA
  • $16.00 p/h
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401K, paid Vacation, paid Sick Leave, Personal Day, paid Holidays, Employee Discount & more.


Ref#: LEW18006     Closes: 3/5/18

NOTE:  Please apply early, as this job posting is subject to removal before the deadline if sufficient number of qualified applications are received.  Thank you.

Summary:
Provide employment services to individuals with disabilities and disadvantages to include evaluation, assessment, training, coaching, placement, and retention services. Supervise and/or provide direct employment services to both funded and unfunded program participants earning commensurate or non-commensurate wages. Housing services experience and Bachelor's degree preferred. Must have valid driver license with personal auto insurance as well as pass background and driver record check.

Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Assist with the development and implementation of programs and services.
  • Assist with screening of referrals for appropriate program and service options.
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with participants, referral agencies, employers and all team members.
  • Follow up on participant progress, providing encouragement as needed.
  • Ensure all paperwork, data entry  and related activities are current, accurate, and in compliance. Includes case notes, job logs, and service reports.
  • Stay informed of state and federal laws affecting the organization and the people it serves.
  • Provide services in accordance with CARF standards, principles of safety and Goodwill policies, procedures, and directives assuring safety of personnel or property..
  • Assist participants in achieving the highest level of independent functioning while receiving services.
  • Facilitate Person Centered Planning to determine vocational goals, recommend appropriate services to achieve goals, and oversee the program and goals agreed upon. Revise as necessary.
  • Review each participant's referral information, vocational assessments, psychological profiles, work assets and/or limitations, and other available information to determine appropriate job match.
  • Provide hands on supervision and support to participants/employees during their learning and performance of job duties at a variety of work locations.
  • Develop and conduct job-readiness services to ensure participant receives necessary assistance and instruction in resume writing, job search, interviewing techniques, employer expectations, hygiene, self-esteem building, etc.
  • Educate individuals with regards to educational and career planning opportunities.
  • Assist employer with participant training, support, and job accommodations, to include assistive technology needs.
  • Assist employer in developing natural supports for participants to include analysis, teaching and behavior management.
  • Educate employers and community menbers about the effectiveness, profitability, and benefits of employing individuals with disabilities or disadvantages.
  • Provide Independent Living services as directed by contract and service plan/authorization, if applicable.
  • Maintain agency confidentiality. Violation of confidentiality is cause for immediate dismissal.
  • Comply with all health, safety and fire standards and all local, state and federal regulations (WISHA & OSHA).
  • Other duties as assigned.
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