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Employment Specialist - Pre-Vocational Services (Multiple Locations)

Company:
StaffBuffalo
Location:
Buffalo, New York, United States
Posted:
October 15, 2019

Description:

Do you have a wide range of knowledge in the psychology and career services field? StaffBuffalo is actively working with a fantastic Buffalo, Jamestown, Olean, and Rochester based company to hire an Employment Specialist to work in Pre-Vocational Services. This position will be paying up to $17 an hour. This is a great opportunity to join a passionate organization that is working to help drive success for their clients within career services and improve their quality of life.

Pre-vocational services are available for individuals with a mental health or substance use diagnosis who lack daily living skills in preparation for paid or un-paid employment. Employment Specialists will schedule and coordinate activities to assist with professional problem solving, teach individuals how to over-come professional obstacles, and guide others on how to interact without the use of drugs or other bad coping mechanisms. This is a great opportunity for someone who uses positive reinforcement to enhance recovery skills and wants to support individuals in the community.

Required Qualifications:

Experience working closely with recovery patients who want to obtain employment

Must be willing to travel to clients’ homes and other locations within the community

Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel

Education:

Bachelor’s Degree in Social Services, Counseling, Disabilities, Vocational/Educational Services, Psychology, or Related Field

Locations Include:

Buffalo, NY

Jamestown, NY

Olean, NY

Rochester, NY