Services for the Underserved, Inc.

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Employment Specialist

at Services for the Underserved, Inc.

Posted: 8/1/2019
Job Reference #: 8090
Keywords: employment

Job Description

  • Job LocationUS-NY-New York
    Category
    Homeless Services
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Position Overview

    The Employment Specialist will conduct assessment interviews to gather information relative to client’s skills, education and interests. He /she will Design and facilitate vocational/employment group and maintain an active employment vocational/educational data bank and serve as Program Representative at Workforce and Employment Initiatives and Meetings. The specialist will identify barriers to employment e.g.-ESL, Substance Abuse , Mental Health and in collaboration with Case Manager make appropriate referrals. Provide career coaching and assist with resume preparation, job search and filing applications.

    Qualifications

    • Associates degree required, Bachelor's degree preferred.
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, to assist adults of diverse ethnicities, backgrounds, ages, and sexual preferences.
    • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
    • Evening hours are required.

    SUS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    Company Overview

    Services for the UnderServed (S:US) believes every New Yorker has the right to lead a life of purpose. Since 1978, S:US has been turning this belief into reality by advocating for people with life circumstances marked by homelessness, intellectual/developmental disability, behavioral health and addiction challenges, poverty, criminal justice involvement, and trauma. Our dedicated workforce of 2,400 provides services and supports to transform the lives of 35,000 individuals and families in New York City and Long Island. Learn more about S:US, our mission, and values by visiting sus.org.

    Benefits Overview: We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance; 403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays