Careers

Current Employment Opportunities

Community Placement Specialist

Salary: $30,759

Responsibilities:

  • Market to local employers to develop both individualized and group employment opportunities.
  • Coordinate and facilitate services for assigned consumers which may include:career exploration, job development, job placement, career counseling, on or off site job coaching/support, advocacy.
  • Provide case management services as necessary.
  • Provide supports, based on individual need, to assist consumers to become employed in a competitive setting and to retain that employment.
  • Provide job development and employment supports on or away from the job site as needed.
  • Develop community based jobs for consumers based on individual choice and needs.
  • Provide vocational training and career counseling to prepare individuals for supported employment and/or competitive employment by acquainting consumers with satisfactory work habits, rules and job skills.
  • Develop placement plans, evaluation sites and community based jobs for consumers.

Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling, Psychology or related field.
  • Masters Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling or related field preferred.
  • One year job development/employment experience with people with mental illness preferred.
  • Valid Drivers License.
  • You are required to be in possession of a car on site during your entire shift to transport yourself and/or consumers to community sites in all weather conditions and throughout all neighborhoods.
  • Must maintain CPI, CPR and First Aid certification.
  • Work a flexible schedule that may include early mornings, evenings, weekends and/or holidays.
  • Have physical endurance to use physical crisis intervention techniques.
  • Provide physical interventions which may include lifting, mobility, first aid and safety evacuations.

Date Posted:

09/08/16 - 37.5 hrs.
Monday through Friday: 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Flexibility required with nights and weekends.

09/23/16 - 37.5 hrs.
Monday through Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Flexibility required with nights and weekends.

Contact info:
Human Resources
Fax: 203-371-1479
hr@kennedyctr.org">hr@kennedyctr.org