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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

Employment Specialist – Part-Time 20-25 hrs.
Union Category: XI
Cook County
Salary:  $15.46+ per hour
Benefit Eligible - Yes

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL QUALIFIED PERSONS

DUTIES:  The employment specialist position primarily works directly with program consumers to develop competitive employment positions with employers in the community that are suitable to the needs and desires of consumers, coordinates and/or provides training for career development, and provides long-term supports as needed to program consumers to help them maintain employment and mental health. Coordinates with inter-disciplinary team consisting of Case Managers, ARMHS Providers, Therapists, Psychiatrists, etc.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor's degree from four-year College or University; or High School Diploma/GED and 1-2 years related direct experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Experience in mental health, social services, or human services working with diverse populations. Working knowledge of local businesses and job market. Demonstrated ability in navigating social service resources, networking with business professionals, and effectively working on a team.

OBTAINING APPLICATIONS:  Apply online at www.humandevelopmentcenter.org.

FILING APPLICATIONS:  APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED OR POST-MARKED BY THE CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled. Job applicants must meet all minimum qualifications.  It is the responsibility of the applicant to verify that applications are on file on or before the closing date.



The Human Development Center
Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer