Alternatives Inc.
  • Bridges to Employment
  • Edison, NJ, USA
  • $15.00 ($22.50)
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical/Dental/401K


Employment Specialist/Job Coach for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

 

 *American Sign Language Required*

 

 

Bridges to Employment, a division of Alternatives, Inc., is a comprehensive career service. Our team offers an array of employment related solutions to meet a variety of today's workforce needs.  We are currently expanding our services and seeking Employment Specialists to work with individuals who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing. This position is part time.

 

Job Coach / Employment Specialist

*American Sign Language (ASL) Required*

Part Time / Full Time

 

Dual Pay Rate

$15 Admin & when not using ASL / $22.50 when using ASL

 

Supported Employment service is seeking experienced professional to identify job seekers strengths, develop job opportunities, and provide job coaching, for adults and students with a variety of skills and abilities.
 

Candidates must be able to work in at least 2 of the following counties: Somerset, Hunterdon, Union, Middlesex, and Mercer.

 
Position is in the field 75% of the time. Must have own car and be willing to occasionally transport clients (mileage reimbursement provided).
 

Must be comfortable with sales and marketing our services to employers, and be willing to job coach in a variety of work settings.
 

The ideal candidate will be self-directed, have good time management skills, have strong interpersonal and communication skills, be computer proficient and be able to interface with a variety of people including clients, businesses, funders, etc.

 
Must be fluent in American Sign Language (ASL) and have experience and knowledge of Deaf culture and employment needs of those who are Hard of Hearing.

 
Must have an Associates Degree and at least one year experience in human services.  Job Coaching experience preferred.

 
 

Alternatives is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

 

To apply, go to www.alternativesinc.org and apply online. Please upload cover letter and resume when applying.

 

 

Associates Degree & 1 Year Experience Required

Must possess valid NJ/NY/PA driver's license

**In order to be eligible for employment, applicant must not have more than 5 points on their driving record and no DUIs within the last 3 years.**

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