Aurora Services
  • 23-Aug-2017 to 22-Oct-2017 (CST)
  • Menomonie, WI, USA
  • $8.50 - $9.25
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

If you are passionate and committed to helping individuals live fuller, happier, and more satisfying lives, then Aurora Community Services has a rewarding career opportunity for you!

For over 30 years, Aurora has been a leader in providing customized services that support individuals with disabilities, chronic mental illness, and traumatic brain injuries in residential settings. We value employees that are passionate about making people smile every day by empowering them to live as independently as possible.

Our employment program requires a dedicated staff that is committed to supporting and training individuals to successfully work in their chosen community, and achieve their independent-living goals.

Position: The Employment Specialist I assists persons with disabilities in maintaining employment in the community through workplace support and training. Additional duties can include assisting with assessments and job development tasks.  

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Provide job-skill training/coaching to help consumers acquire and maintain independent employment
  • Implement consumer's individual employment plan
  • Help to develop application, resume, cover letter, and interview/job skills
  • Monitor employment progress by completing assessment activities that determine skill level, and identify existing or new barriers
  • Complete daily/monthly reports and documentation based on observations of work performance, goal progress, job coaching hours, and any additional supportive information
  • Transport consumers to employment locations
  • Attend scheduled meetings/trainings and communicate professionally
  • Protect consumer confidentiality
  • Comply with all ARA and employment site safety standards
  • Assist with personal care/medical needs as directed by supervisor

Essential Requirements/Functions:

  • 18 years of age
  • Acceptable Background Character Verification
  • Valid drivers license and acceptable driving record for consumer transport
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Must be able to twist, turn, squat, bend, reach, pull, push from high/low position, raise arms above shoulder, walk, sit (chair and floor), climb stairs, and use hands and fingers
  • Communicate basic English
  • Basic reading, writing, and internet navigation skills

If you are looking to a make a difference, join the Aurora team!
Aurora Community Services is a proud to be an Employee Owned Company!
An EOE/AA Employer

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