Student Hireability Navigator - South Dallas - WFS in Dallas, TX at ResCare

Date Posted: 4/24/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Dallas, TX
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    4/24/2018

Job Description

ResCare 

Title: Student Hireability Navigator

Job Category: Employment Services

Line of Business: Workforce Services

About ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Student Hireability Navigator.

Are you passionate about helping others? Don’t miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you help people reach their highest level of independence! Apply today! ResCare. Where Care Meets Career.

Responsibilities

Student HireAbility Navigator in consultation with the local VR offices identifies the Pre-employment transition services available to
students with disabilities. Identify other, similar services available to students with disabilities. Collaborate with partner agencies to develop
work-based learning opportunities for students with disabilities, including internships, summer employment, other employment opportunities available throughout the school year, and apprenticeships. Convene and/or attend workgroups, committees, coalitions, and cross-agency teams to foster system and community coordination of pre-employment transition services and activities.

Increase community and system awareness of the resources and activities available to students with disabilities; promoting career exploration, post-secondary education and work readiness, routine interaction with local, state and federal government officials, school districts, education
services centers, employers, Workforce Solutions, the media and the public.

Additional responsibilities include developing and implementing a three-year Student HireAbility Navigator Action Plan; establish program goals, effective and innovative strategies, deliverables, accountable parties and timelines for achieving goals.

Specific Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university
  • One additional year of full-time qualifying experience may be substituted for each year (30 semester hours) of the required
    education.
  • Four years of full-time work experience; preferred in the fields of education, vocational rehabilitation, workforce development programs, human services programs, or non-profit organizations serving students or persons with disabilities.
  • A master's degree from an accredited college or university is desirable and may be substituted for two years of the required qualifying experience.
  • Applicant must have excellent verbal and written communication skills

Additional Information

Benefits

In addition to meeting your passion for making a difference in people's lives and career advancement, opportunities you may also be offered:

  • Competitive pay based on experience
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits
  • Suite of voluntary insurance options
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holidays
  • Performance incentives
  • Company Discount Purchasing Program
    • Cell phone Service
    • Ford and Chrysler Automobiles
    • Furniture
    • Appliances
    • Staples discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Don't miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you assist people to reach their highest level of independence. 

ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

7330 S Westmoreland Rd. Suite 200, Dallas, TX 75237