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Easter Seals Goodwill Northern Rocky Mountain Employment Specialist in Miles City, Montana

Employment Specialist

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Job Description

The Senior Community Service Employment Program offers seniors the opportunity to demonstrate their work ethic, enthusiasm, loyalty and life experience empowering them to improve their economic self-sufficiency. We hire people who are customer focused, caring, bright, committed to the greater good with a strong desire to help those in need. This position is responsible for:

  • Relationship building with businesses within our community

  • Working with participants to develop their confidence so that they can improve their income and self-reliance

  • Working with a dynamic team of employment specialists who work together to ensure participants have the skills and tools necessary to obtain employment.

  • Coaching participants through challenges they face before and after they obtain employment.

  • Assisting participants with outlining their skills via resume and cover letter development as well as interview preparation and job skills training.

  • Documenting work with participants to ensure they are successful in their new jobs as well as coaching them on career advancement opportunities.

  • Providing superior customer service, with the ability to effectively handle competing priorities, provide positive reinforcement to a wide variety of participants with varying skill levels

Through your work in the SCSEP, you will have the personal opportunity to have a profound and positive impact on seniors in your own community.

Wage: $15.00/hour

Required Skills

  • Excellent oral, written, organizational and record keeping skills.

  • Working knowledge of community resources and employers.

  • Experience working with persons with diverse backgrounds

  • Proven interviewing, counseling, and customer service skills

  • Ability to move from one task to another quickly and with ease.

  • Ability to manage change with a positive attitude

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to move independently or with reasonable accommodation within the facility and community.

  • Applicant must be physically and mentally able to perform all requirements of the job.

Easterseals-Goodwill offers a comprehensive & competitive benefits package including:

  • Medical, Vision, Dental and Voluntary Products

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan + up to 4% contribution

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • Flexible Spending + Health Savings Accounts

  • Tuition Assistance

  • Employee Wellness Program

  • 10% Discount on ESGW Services

  • 20% Discount at Goodwill Stores

Easterseals-Goodwill is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from the disabled, minorities, women, and veterans of the U.S. armed services. ESGW will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.

Required Experience

  • 0-2 Years

  • Proven experience with job development and/or employment placement.

  • Proven time management skills.

  • Experience working with persons with diverse backgrounds

  • Applicant must pass a background check.

Job Location

Miles City, Montana, United States

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