Hob: Employment & Training Support Professional 1–Full Time (West Springfield)

Viability, Inc.

60 Brookdale Street
Springfield, MA 01104

Company Description:
Mission 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. Vision 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.
Salary Range:Location:
15 Per Hour WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA
Job Type:Category:
Full TimeHuman Services
Education Level:Work Experience:
High School or Equivalent
Preference: Required
Up to One Year
Preference: Required
Skills/Certifications/Licences:
- Preference: Nice to have
Description:
**$500 sign on bonus ($250 at the completion of first week of training and $250 after successfully completion of first 90 days)**

Position: Employment & Training Specialist 1–Full Time
Location: West Springfield, MA
Rate of Pay: $16.00 per hour
Hours: 40 hours per week
Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am-4:00pm

Summary: Develops and services employment relationships between clients and community employers, providing access to an array of employment, job training, and educational opportunities. Responsibilities include vocational guidance, job development, job placement, employer education, and customer relations.

Qualifications: High School/GED or Hi-SET plus 3 years related experience OR Associate’s degree plus 1 year related experience and/or training. One year supervisory or human service experience desired. Knowledge of and respect for diverse populations.
Requirements:
Requirements: Ability to use computers to include Microsoft Word, data entry, email and internet essential. Valid driver’s license, good driving record, use of vehicle with compulsory auto insurance and vehicle registration, and willingness to transport program members in personal and/or agency vehicle. Must be able to travel within the region to access residential settings, employers, and community organizations.