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Employment Coordinator 

About the Organization Concern Housing is a non-profit agency committed to helping individuals and families to live in the community with dignity and enhanced opportunities through the provision of housing and support services. We are one of the largest housing agencies of this kind in New York State, currently serving approximately 1,300 individuals and families in over 240 locations. Concern offers a variety of housing options with individualized support services designed to support personal growth and independence. Our workplace culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding innovative ideas. Diversity at our agency means fostering a workplace in which individual differences are recognized, appreciated, respected and responded to in ways that fully develop and utilize each person's talent and strengths.  
Position Employment Coordinator  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location Ronkonkoma  
Salary $49,000/yr.  
Days/Hours Monday-Friday; 9am-5pm  
Description

Concern Housing is looking for an Employment Coordinator to assists clients in obtaining and maintaining employment consistent with their identified vocational goals and recovery. The Employment Coordinator engages clients and establishes trusting, collaborative relationships directed toward the goal of competitive employment in integrated job settings. The Employment Coordinator also acts as a resource for ongoing benefits advisement as related to any impact employment may have on entitlements.

 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

 

  • Assess clients’ vocational functioning utilizing background information and work experiences.
  • Develop an individualized employment plan with clients, noting self-identified goals and interests.
  • Assist clients in job development and job search activities directed toward positions that are consistent with their employment plan.
  • Provide benefits advisement to allow clients to make informed choices regarding the range of benefits they receive, or those for which they may be eligible, and the impact of employment on entitlements.
  • Assist with resume building, interviewing skills, orientation to transportation, coping skills, and stress management as related to securing and maintaining employment.
  • Provide individualized, supportive services to assist clients in sustaining employment, including on-site job guidance/coaching. 
  • Provide education and support to employers, as agreed upon by the client, which may include negotiating job accommodations and follow-up contacts with the employer.
  • Utilize outreach services to foster partnerships with other community organizations as related to supported employment opportunities. 
  • Complete documentation requirements in Precision Care within 48 hours of client contact, according to agency policy.
  • Submit all reports and billable services to ACCES-VR timely.
  • Remain current with all Agency required compliance documents and trainings.

 

 

Salary: $49,000/yr.

 
Position Requirements

Bachelor’s degree preferred in mental health or social services. At least 2 years of related experience in vocational services, including ACCES-VR.

 

 

Concern Housing offers a generous benefit package which includes; Medical Insurance (Agency pays 80% of the premium), Affordable Voluntary Dental and Vision Insurance,  Flexible Spending Accounts, Agency Sponsored Retirement Plan, Employee Sponsored 403(b) Retirement Plan, Agency Sponsored Life Insurance Coverage and an Excellent Paid Time Off Package. Concern encourages employee growth, offering Educational Assistance and Scholarship Programs, Licensure Reimbursement and Possible Internship/Clinical Supervision. Referral Bonuses are also available!

 
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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