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Community Employment Specialist – Full-Time

Job Type Full Time
Location Erie, PA
Education LevelHigh School diploma or equivalent
Pay Rate$14.25/hr.
HoursHours vary, including mornings, afternoons, evenings and weekends.
Job Description

Work one-on-one with adults with disabilities to achieve success in community employment.

Support the achievements and skills of each individual as you monitor and supervise their placement in community-based employment.

This position is ideal for an outgoing individual who does not want the traditional desk job, enjoys a high level of independence and has a passion for helping others. Motivation and good communication skills are key.

Responsibilities include interfacing with potential employers, training on-the-job tasks and completing assessments, progress reports and daily documentation.

Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years of age
  • High School diploma or equivalent and 1-year experience working with adults with disabilities
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle to transport individuals
  • Eligibility for State Police Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse History Clearance
  • FBI clearance required for individuals who do not meet PA residency requirements

Benefits:

We offer competitive wages, ongoing training and flexible scheduling for both Full- and Part-Time positions. In addition, Full-Time employees receive a generous benefits package which includes:

     Medical & Time Off

  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Generous PTO plans
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability and Short-Term Disability available

     Bonuses & Opportunities

  • 401(k) and 403(b) Retirement Savings
  • Eligible for Federal Student Loan Forgiveness
  • Available $250 bonus through Employee Referral Program
  • Paid training

Who is Barber National Institute?

The Barber National Institute is a non-profit committed to its mission of providing the highest quality services for children and adults with autism, intellectual disabilities or behavioral health challenges and their families. Since our founding in 1952, we have evolved into a multi-faceted organization serving more than 6,200 individuals annually with a wide range of educational, vocational, residential and behavioral health programs.

We are an affirmative action federal contractor equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status. If you need an accommodation to apply, please contact HR.

EOE

 

 

Qualified applicants must meet eligibility for PA Child Abuse History and Criminal Record Check.
We are an affirmative action federal contractor equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status. If you need an accommodation to apply, please contact HR. EOE