Employment Specialist

Company Name:
Work Opportunities Unlimited
Work Opportunities Unlimited, founded in 1982 is a community-based employment service provider specializing in placing job seekers who experience barriers to employment.
We are seeking enthusiastic individuals looking for rewarding careers on our career services team in the Milford area. The coverage territory will include the Milford, Franklin, Bellingham and Hopedale areas.
Our Career Resource Specialists handle a variety of roles: helping clients develop career goals, teaching pre-vocational and job retention skills, providing life skills training, and coaching our clients to help them maximize success.
This position also requires networking within the community, generating and cultivating strong relationships with local businesses and developing partnerships with employers to secure community-based, long-term employment for our diverse roster of clients. This candidate will support adults and youth, including at-risk youth, students and individuals with disabilities.
Successful candidates must be:
Passionate about helping others and making a difference within the community
Compassionate, energetic, enthusiastic and able to motivate others
Able to multi-task and prioritize effectively
Flexible and able to manage an ever-changing caseload
Excellent communicators - both verbally and in writing
Ability to work independently and autonomously
Strong networkers, who can effectively and confidently build relationships and galvanize community partnerships with local businesses
Human Service Skills / Youth experience is a plus
Bachelors degree required
Valid drivers license and proof of automobile insurance
At Work Opportunities Unlimited, we offer competitive wages, 401K, performance bonuses, and other benefits.
This is a Full-Time position (but can also be Part-Time for the chosen candidate -- approximately 20 to 25 hours) that requires a Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM availability with the ability to work occasional evening or weekend hours when needed. Flexibility is the key.
This is a community-based position. Travel in and around the Milford area to include Franklin, Bellingham, Hopedale and surrounding areas.
The chosen candidate will also be required to submit to criminal background and motor vehicle record checks that must meet company standards.
If you are enthusiastic, creative, organized, and enjoy a job with both challenges and rewards, please complete our online application and upload your resume at http://www.workopportunities.net/Careers
Key Words, Employment Specialist, Job Coach, Human Services, Business Development, Job Development, Special Education, Social Services, Career Services, Customer Service, Mental Heath, Direct Support, Job Placement

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