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Employment Specialist / Job Coach 

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Various Shifts  
Location CO Work Experience  
Open Date 1/23/2018  
Req Number DIR-18-00310  

Do you have experience with supporting individuals with disabilities?

Like to manage your own schedule?

Want to be out and about in beautiful Colorado versus stuck in an office all day long?

Have great time management skills?

If you answered "YES" to any of these, then keep on reading!

Being an Employment Specialist/ Job Coach has its Advantages

As an Employment Specialist/Job Coach at Devereux, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:

  • Training and development

  • An environment where you can be an active decision maker

  • A fun, fast-paced and supportive environment

  • Flexibility with schedules

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Colorado provides programs and services for adults with various disabilities. This position is responsible for helping individuals achieve their employment goals by assisting in job seeking, obtaining and maintaining employment. In this role, you will also interact with employers as you help individuals apply and interview for community jobs, as well as provide support and job coaching once employment is obtained. This role will help support clients in Boulder & Longmont and involves the majority of time out in the community traveling to various worksites and locations and interacting with clients. Schedule varies based on client needs and coach caseloads.

**THIS IS NOT AN HR or RECRUITER ROLE, It is a SERVICE PROVIDER ROLE to individuals with disabilities**

Competitive Salary and Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive health and wellness program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. We offer generous time-off policies to help you balance life and work. Our health and wellness programs include medical, dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services and an employee assistance / work-life balance program. In addition, we offer a 403(b) retirement plan, along with voluntary/employee paid vision, supplemental life and accident coverage to full-time employees.*

Learn more about our benefits here:

Did you know Devereux is a qualifying employer under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program? If you become a Devereux employee, you may be eligible for student loan forgiveness – click here for more details:

About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. Informed by the latest advancements in science and medicine, we combine evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement to help change lives. We were founded in 1912 by special education pioneer, Helena Devereux. Today, Devereux is a national nonprofit partner for individuals, families, schools and communities, serving many of the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental Health, and child welfare.

We employ more than 7,000 staff and operate 15 centers in 13 states. We offer a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of children, adults and their families every year.

Our Outstanding Employees

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health offers challenging and exciting work that positively impacts the lives of thousands of individuals, their families, and the community, each year. Our employees – especially those who work directly with the individuals in our care – are this organization’s most valuable resource.

At Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, our employees are proud to live and demonstrate our organization’s mission: to unlock and nurture human potential for people with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.

*Note: It is the intent of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health to continue to offer these benefits; however, we reserve the right to change or stop them at any time, with or without notice.

Keywords: Developmental Disabilities, Intellectual Disabilities, Autism, Direct Support, Community Based, Day Programs, Vocational Programs, CNA, Mental Health Technician, Residential Counselor

Position Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Human Services field.
  • One year experience with individuals with disabilities preferred
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Must possess a CO driver’s license and clean driving history

Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Job Summary This position will be helping clients in Boulder & Longmont. Schedule to be determine.

Contact Information Britney Burch; or 303-438-2251  
About the Organization The employment policies of Devereux are to recruit and hire qualified employees without discrimination because of race, religion, creed, color, age, sex, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, communication ability, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation and to treat them equally with respect to compensation and opportunities for advancement - including upgrading, promotion and transfer - consistent with individual skills and the needs of Devereux.
EOE Statement We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for this position without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to race, religion, sex, color, age, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, national origin, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or uniform service member status.

Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug testing required. EOE  

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