Employment Specialist JFV (#0301) Montgomery

Announcement #0301

Aletheia House is looking for an employment specialist to provide individualized support services to veterans who are experiencing homelessness.

Location of Position:  Montgomery, AL

Position Summary:

To provide employment preparedness to veterans who are experiencing homelessness.  The employment specialist works closely with the veterans services coordinator.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

-Provide individualized supportive services to program participants

-Provide employment placement assistance to veterans who are experiencing homelessness and provide soft skills training to program participants
-Assist homeless veterans and obtain items needed to gain employment such as photo identifications, Social Security card, birth certificate, and work boots, if necessary
-Assist non-employed clients gain employment
-Provide assistance to clients who are working to improve their skills by providing activities including remedial education, training in specific job skills and referral to vocational rehabilitation services.
-Provide job counseling that helps employed clients respond appropriately to challenges of maintaining employment
-Assist clients to develop individualized job advancement plans and to help clients achieve the objectives outlined in their plans
-Coordinate employment services with other services by working with other staff members
-Document services provided in a timely, complete, and accurate manner
-Perform other duties as assigned by the veterans services coordinator, chief operating officer, and/or executive director.

 

Qualifications:
-Bachelor’s degree required

-Experience working with veterans preferred

-Valid driver’s license and good driving record required

-Motor Vehicle Report required

 

Travel Requirements:

-Must be willing to use and have your own personal transportation – light local travel required
-Mileage reimbursement for personal use of vehicle is include

 

Job Salary:

$36,500.00 – 38,000.00

 

Hours:

Full-time, Exempt – 40 Hours

Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

 

Benefits:

Benefits are excellent including health insurance with dental, retirement, paid vacations and paid sick leave. We also provide educational opportunities that prepare staff to become certified as Addiction Professionals.

To Apply:

Individuals who are interested should an email with one attachment including cover letter and resume to jobs@specialkindofcaring.org, apply at www.specialkindofcaring.org, or fax cover letter and resume to 205-203-4843. Please reference job code (ES-0301).

* Please include both documents in one attachment to be considered for candidacy.*

 

Closing Date-Time:

Open until filled

 

 

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