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Vocational Educational Specialist

Company: LESC
Location: Bronx
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

BASIC FUNCTION: To assist residents in obtaining necessary vocational skills, interests and work attitudes in order to secure employment/educational opportunities through face-to-face contacts in conjunction with inter-disciplinary team and service plan.

  • Conducting comprehensive vocational assessment, pre/post employ-ability workshops
  • Implementing employ-ability skills program
  • Assisting residents in the development of realistic short and long term vocational & educational goals
  • Developing outside linkage agreements for job referrals, internships, education & training programs
  • Creating and fostering relationships with community resources
  • Participating as a member of the clinical team by providing progress reports and evaluations in conference meetings
  • Maintaining all assessment & progress report forms in accordance with funding regulations

    QUALIFICATIONS:The Vocational Educational Specialist is required to have a Bachelor's degree in Vocational Rehabilitation, or Psychology. Applicant should have experience working with the homeless population, and knowledge of working with individuals and families in recovery from substance use. In addition, applicant must have the ability to work independently and possess a strong decision-making, analytical and organization skills. Applicant must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and be knowledgeable Foothold AWARDS case management software or comfortable with case management software. LOCATION: Bronx, NY 10462
    SCHEDULE: Full-time schedule, Monday through
    *Friday this position requires full COVID-19 vaccination status.

    We offer excellent benefits including:

    • Generous time off that includes 4 weeks of vacation
    • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
    • Discounted Commuter benefits
    • Life insurance & Long term disability
    • Eligible for Federal Student Loan Repayment Program
    • Training and other additional voluntary benefits

      To join our diverse team, please include a cover letter and salary requirements with your resume/application submission. Please visit us at EEO Minorities/Women/Disabled/VetPI196793052

Keywords: LESC, New Rochelle , Vocational Educational Specialist, Other , Bronx, New York

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