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Employment Specialist - Lafayette, LA

Company: TEEM Academy
Location: Rome
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

We are looking for a motivated, self-starters with the gift of identifying a person's potential who will help people enhance their strengths and improve their job skills. You will work with professionals who need guidance for career development. An Employment Specialist must be a mentor eager to support people. You must be able to discover people's strengths and weaknesses and help them find what works best for them.

Responsibilities

Develop effective job coaching and employment plans

Communicate with clients to understand their goals and ambitions

Assist clients to discover and overcome their personal barriers and set goals

Guide clients in learning to complete job tasks

Help in the development of motivation and skills

Assist people with disabilities in developing social and life skills

Advise on workplace accommodations for people with disabilities

Cold call at various employers to determine if they are hiring

Assist with job interview preparation and attending interviews with clients

Assist in preparing, revising or creating a resume and cover letter for clients

Local travel within an assigned territory

Requirements

Previous experience working within the community, preferably in a sales role

Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills

Extroverted personality

Respect to diversity

Ability to inspire and motivate

Ability to adhere to regulations and standards

High school diploma; BSc/BA in social studies or relevant field is a plus

Experience in working with people with disabilities is a plus

Must be able to pass a background check

Benefits

At TEEM Academy, you will truly be part of a TEEM. You will also experience the joy of "Putting Humanity to Work" and helping individuals become their best.

We offer

Base Pay + Bonuses

Travel Reimbursement

Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)

Training & Development

Keywords: TEEM Academy, Chattanooga , Employment Specialist - Lafayette, LA, Human Resources , Rome, Tennessee

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