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Transition Specialist in Pittsburgh, PA at Community Options

Date Posted: 10/24/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Part-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 1 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    10/24/2018

Job Description

Community Options, Inc. is a national non-profit agency providing services to individuals with disabilities in 11 states. 

We are seeking 2 Per-Diem Transition Specialists in Pittsburgh, PA to work a minimum of 10-15 hours per week. This position will supervise and train individuals with developmental disabilities to acquire the skills needed to be gainfully employed, including, but not limited to specific job tasks, work routine, and personal life activities that are critical to successful employment.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • 1+ year of experience in supportive employment
  • Understanding and commitment to community based support for persons with disabilities.
  • Valid Driver’s License

Responsibilities:

  • Teach the individual independent job skills and requirements, utilizing job task analysis and job specific supports, including assistive technology and personal assistance.
  • Reinforce essential skills, or teaches new skills appropriate for developing a resume, conducting a successful job interview, and completing a job application.
  • Communicate with potential employers and assists with the recruitment of potential employers by attending job fairs, networking with various community partners, and local career links.
  • Provide the necessary assistance for the individual to be placed in and maintain competitive employment.
  • Work side by side with the individual at the job site, by analyzing the job requirements and breaking it down into manageable components that can be taught to the consumer.
  • Conduct regular updates to the students/individuals support teams and provides feedback to the students/individuals of progress made and outcomes.

Working Conditions:

  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds, and to assist an individual physically.
  • Work will take place in community and office settings.

Competitive Benefits:

  • Insurance Options (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Paid Holidays—Including a Birthday Holiday
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Employee Incentive & Discount Programs
  • 403b Retirement Plan with Employer Match
  • Exceptional Career Growth Opportunities

If interested, please click Apply Now or send resume to: Resumes-PI@comop.org

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https://recruiting.ultipro.com/COM1060COMOI/JobBoard/5cbca35a-adf1-993f-4fc9-41ad8639e2cb/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=8c71fa29-eeb9-423d-8bb0-6a0cc8e02532

Community Options is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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