Pathways is one of the largest national providers of accessible, outcome-based behavioral and mental health services. At Pathways, we deliver exceptional value by creating healthier communities through the work of exceptional people. We proudly serve more than 55,000 unique clients and nearly 17 million individuals who qualify for services under our contracts.
Pathways is seeking an innovative and purpose driven individual to join our team as Employment Specialist part time 20 hours a week.
The education/employment specialist acts as the liaison between the client and the employers/representatives from educational/vocational services.
Develop and maintain education/job bank records
Asses clients for placement
Refer clients to applicable resources
Ensure one on one education and employment support is provided
Maintain client records and provide follow up contact for successful placement assurance
Provide job readiness training to clients
Other duties as assigned or necessary to support the program and/or the company
Provide the best customer care possible
Identify and build upon the strengths of consumers, coworkers, and the communities we serve.
Support consumer’s steps toward Recovery Wellness.
Create an organizational culture that respects and celebrates the diversity of our consumers.
Value learning as an ongoing process that enables us to better service our consumers and establishes our leadership in the industry.
Research and utilize our industry’s best practices and analyze our own services to ensure the possible outcomes.
Bachelor degree from an accredited university and a minimum of two years experience on the job coaching, job development or educational services or five (5) or more years experience in job coaching, job development or educational services.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Valid Driver’s license and proof of automobile insurance
Knowledge, skills and Experience
Knowledge and experience with job and educational/vocational coordination for transitional age youth is required
Excellent organizational skills, interpersonal skills, computer skills and communication skills are a must.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk and sit.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Pathways is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other protected characteristic.