60 Brookdale Street
Springfield, MA 01104
We believe individuals with disabilities and other societal disadvantages are an essential resource for our country’s future. Our mission is to help build a world in which individuals with disabilities and other disadvantages realize their full potential.
Viability will be a positive disruptive force in the marketplace leading the innovative designs of future service delivery for individuals with disabilities and other disadvantages to realize their full potential within their communities of choice.
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|Position: Full-time Education/Employment Specialist 3 |
Location: Pittsfield, MA
Rate of Pay: $18.50 per hour
Hours: 8:30am-5:00pm Monday-Friday, 37.5 hours per week; occasional nights and weekends
Full-Time Education/Employment Specialist 3 Summary: Facilitates work-based training classes for students ages 14-22 using a prescribed curriculum. Facilitates a prescribed program that includes assessments, classroom instruction, physical movement, development of employment plans, assessing their interests in employment and education, placement in jobs and internships, and on site job training and support. Develops and services employment relationships between clients and community employers, providing access to an array of employment, job training, and educational opportunities. Responsible for the coordination of internship opportunities, including working evaluation sites, marketing, job development, internship procurement. Additional responsibilities include vocational guidance, job development, job placement, onsite training, employer education, and customer relations.
|Full-Time Education/Employment Specialist 3 Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Education with three years of teaching experience. Knowledge of and respect for diverse populations.|
Full-Time Education/Employment Specialist 3 Requirements: Ability to use computers to include Microsoft Word, data entry, email, and internet essential. Must have a valid driver's license, 3 years driving experience, good driving record, use of vehicle and willingness to transport participants in personal vehicle. Must be able to travel within the region to access residential settings, employers, offices and community organizations.