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Employment Specialist Part Time-860674

Pathways of California

Employment Specialist Part Time-860674

Anaheim, CA
Part Time
  • Responsibilities

    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.

    Essential Duties/Responsibilities

    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

    Recovery requirements

    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.

    Education/Licensing Requirements:

    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.

    Physical Requirements

    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.