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Employment Specialist

WWAARC is seeking Employment Specialists to join our Team. Our Supportive Employment Program (SEMP) in Albany, NY, has an Employment Specialist position available. This position will provide direct support to people with their employment and vocational service goals. You will assist the people on your caseload to develop employment skills and maintain their job readiness. You will support the person in seeking and obtaining employment in their community.

This is a Full-Time hourly position working 35 hours Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4:00 pm. Flexibility is required. As needed, evening and weekend hours as needed to support the people on your caseload at their work site.

Want to be a WWAARC Employment Specialist and join our Team? Our Employment Support Professional are required to be 18 years of age, have a valid driver’s license, and High School Diploma or equivalent. Preferred Master’s degree or bachelor’s degree in Human Services/Business or related field and 1 year experience working with individuals with an intellectual or other development disabilities OR Combination of education and 2 yrs. experience, which in the judgment of the agency, is equivalent to these standards

What’s in it for You? You will work where you AND the work you do are valued. Albany Times Union Top Workplace for two consecutive years! We are a positive work environment, focused on quality, professional growth, and development. A partial list of what we have to offer; generous planned time off, sick time, telehealth, group health & dental insurance, life insurance, 403(b) retirement plans, tuition reimbursement, Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) and Flexible Spending Account (FSA) available

Are you Ready to Apply? A completed WWAARC application is required. Applications can be submitted via our website or to have the application emailed/mailed to you. Contact us phone (518)793-4204/fax (518)743-9258.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer WWAARC will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, status as a protected veteran, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or other characteristic protected under applicable law. WWAARC is dedicated to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

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