Friday, November 15, 2013

Employment Specialist - RISE Services Inc.

Job Information

Date Posted: 11/12/13 Pay Type: Paid Opportunity Type: Job Job Status: Full-Time

Description & Details

Richfield, Utah
Healthcare - Other, Nonprofit Organization, Social/Human Services - Other

- Provide employment assistance (acquiring and maintaining employment) and be a mentor to people receiving support through the implementation of the RISE Mission, Vision, and Values. - Promote the rights of people receiving support and contribute to an environment that is free of abuse, neglect and/or exploitation. - Understand responsibilities in supporting people in achieving and maintaining integrated and competitive employment. This includes keeping required documentation and any other prescribed or related task. - Assist people (as applicable to the person) with the following supports: resume assistance, interview preparation and assistance, job development and job searching techniques, marketing individuals' employment skills, hygiene, encouraging relationships, provide/arrange transportation, and other needs of the person as identified by the team. - Act as an appropriate role model and support people in developing skills necessary for gaining and maintaining employment. - Conduct comprehensive assessment of a person's skills, talents, interests and motivation, and identify any areas for improvement. - Educating potential employers about supported employment PT with the possibility of FT. Base pay + incentive bonuses.

- Experience and/or education in the field of developmental disabilities or related field preferred. - Experience in sales and/or marketing is a plus. - Must have a desire and interest in working with people with disabilities or special needs. - Must be at least 18 years of age. - Must have a valid Driver's License. - Must pass a criminal background screening. - Must have a reliable personal vehicle to be used for transporting individuals, acceptable Driving Record, and current automobile insurance that meets minimum requirements of RISE insurance policies. Majors - Social Work, Education, Marketing

Contact Information:
Nancy Martin
Alumnus: No 

Application Qualifications

Desired Attributes The following attributes are desired for this position.
  • Desired Major/Concentration: EDU-Early Childhood Education, EDU-Educ. Inquiry, Measurement & Evaluation, EDU-Educational Leadership, EDU-Elementary Education, EDU-English Teacher, EDU-Instructional Psychology & Technology, EDU-Physical Education/Coaching, EDU-School Psychology, EDU-Special Education, EDU-Special Education: Mild/Moderate, EDU-Special Education: Severe, EDU-Teaching Education, MSM-undergrad-BusM: Marketing

How To Apply

Applications for this position will be accepted between 11/12/13 and 12/31/13.
Offline Applications Accepted
Cover Letter Required: No
To apply, send your resume to the following email address:
Additional Offline Application Instructions
Email resume and letter of interest
to Shannon at
Indicate "Employment Specialist -
Cedar City" in the subject line. Visit to learn more
about us.

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