Elkhart County, Indiana
Do you enjoy helping people find their path in life? Are you interested in helping people with disabilities find meaningful employment? If so, you may be a good fit for this position.
Corvilla is looking for creative people who think outside the box! We are adding innovative team members in Elkhart County who have the ability to discover hidden talents and bring out the best in people.
Our Employment Specialists work with people with disabilities, providing each individual with the tools they need to succeed. We have an exciting opportunity available, assisting individuals to explore careers and meeting with local businesses to explain the benefits of hiring someone with a disability. We call this the Discovery process and it is very exciting to help someone realize their skills, gain confidence in themselves and land a job!
Primary hours for this position are M-F, 8:00a-4:00p
Corvilla values our team members and among many benefits, we offer a flexible work schedule and an outstanding work environment. The beginning wage for this position is $15/hr. with an opportunity to earn a monthly bonus. Generous mileage reimbursement and affordable benefits are available and Corvilla provides you with a $100/month health reimbursement account if you enroll in a health insurance plan. Come join the Corvilla family and love going to work every day!
Salary - Starting at $15/hour, commensurate with experience and education
Specific Areas of Responsibility:
Provide employment services to include job development, job matching, job training and retaining activities.
Provide program management services to assigned consumers, coordinating and implementing services
Maintain accurate and thorough forms, records, and reports as required
Function with a flexible work schedule that is constantly altered due to consumer/employer needs
Demonstrate skill in assessing and meeting needs of the business community
Demonstrate knowledge or ability to learn about services, resources, and regulations related to achieving employment outcomes to include Social Security, Medicaid, and other related plans as appropriate
Ability to work with consumers experiencing a diverse range of abilities
Provide coverage for other staff as schedule dictates
Work is performed in a variety of settings depending on the employment site of clients served as well as for the school positions, dependent on schools served. Exposure of noise, heat, cold, humidity, and other environmental conditions. Time is spent driving to numerous businesses and other locations within the area.
Position Requirements: Bachelor's degree preferred in Rehabilitation, Psychology or appropriate alternative, and one year of related work experience. Consideration will be given for an Associate's degree and three years of related work experience or a high school diploma and five years of related work experience. Work experience with individuals experiencing a disability as well as experience in a variety of employment settings is preferred. Requires effective communication skills, both verbal and written. Driver's license, good driving record, and reliable transportation are also required. No evidence of illegal drug use or drug abuse. Must pass a drug screen. No evidence of criminal activity involving a dependent population or any violent criminal activity. Bending, walking, and stooping, as well as lifting up to 50 pounds, to assist clients as needed. Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed to meet client's employment needs.