Employment Specialist

Prospectus Berco

Position Description:
Employment Specialist will work with individuals in 3 employment phases: development, placement, and support. Based on interview and data, the specialist assesses the individual's interests in alignment with skills and talents; helps individuals apply for jobs and prepares them for interviews. On the job, the specialist works alongside the individual and trains them to do the job and to complete tasks according to the supervisor's instructions. As the individual becomes competent at the job, the specialist reduces supervision and shifts their role to supported services which includes regular contact with the employer and the individual to ensure employee and employer satisfaction.

Specific Requirements and Preferences:

  • 4 year degree in vocational rehabilitation, human resources, or social services or a related field and one-year experience in vocational education or related field. 
  • Job coaching experience is preferred.
  • Experience working with persons with idd.
  • Valid Pennsylvania Driver's License is required.

Organization Description:
Prospectus Berco is a Berks County-based provider of services to individuals with idd. We offer Community Home living, Family Living, Family Support Services, Adult Training, and Vocational Services. We are committed to growing our Supported Employment services.

How to Apply:
To apply, please visit our website at www.prospectusberco.org and apply directly on the homepage.

Posted October 4, 2021