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Job Coach/Employment Specialist

Company: Pathways to Independence, Inc.
Location: Newark
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Pathways to Independence in Kearny, NJ is seeking a dynamic entry level Job Coach/Employment Specialist, with room for growth, to work with individuals with developmental disabilities by supporting them in finding job opportunities within the community and to provide them training in community-based jobs. Job Responsibilities Provide intake and assessments of all consumers Build network of business contacts Assist consumers with resumes and cover letters Develop and implement pre-placement, placement and follow-along service plans Drive consumers to and assist with job interviews Position Type Full Time Monday - Friday (8:30AM - 4:30PM). Candidate must be willing to be flexible with their schedule Requirements Valid Driver's License Associate's Degree Required. Bachelor's Degree Preferred. Specialization in Psychology, Social Services or related field is preferred Experience training individuals with developmental disabilities to find and keep employment strongly preferred. Mission Statement It is the mission of Pathways to Independence, Inc. to provide program support services, pre-vocational and vocational opportunities to adults with disabilities. These programs shall provide individuals with disabilities the skills necessary to reach their most independent level of functioning. It is the intent of these programs to provide individuals with the opportunity to earn an income and to maximize their independent living skills. Pathways to Independence, Inc. shall conduct all programs with integrity, treating each individual with dignity and respect. Pathways to Independence, Inc. does not condone any forms of Racial discrimination towards anyone or any group of people. Pathways belief is that all people are created equal; and as per our mission statement, will treat each individual with dignity and respect. Company Description Pathways to Independence, Inc., celebrates 44 years of providing quality supports to adults with disabilities, throughout the state of New Jersey with primary emphasis in Hudson, Bergen and Essex Counties. It is the mission of Pathways to Independence, Inc. to provide program support services, pre-vocational and vocational opportunities to adults with disabilities. These programs shall provide individuals with disabilities the skills necessary to reach their most independent level of functioning. It is the intent of these programs to provide individuals with the opportunity to earn an income and to maximize their independent living skills.

Keywords: Pathways to Independence, Inc., Newark , Job Coach/Employment Specialist, Human Resources , Newark, New Jersey

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