Career Transition Specialist

Location
Rockville, Montgomery, Maryland
Salary
Salary is based on education and related work experience, plus attractive benefits.
Posted
Mar 10, 2017
Closes
Apr 14, 2017
Hours
Full Time

Cornerstone Montgomery is an independent, nonsectarian, nonprofit 501(c) e organization that has the capacity to serve more than 2,200 adults and transition age youth. Cornerstone Montgomery specializes in the provision of comprehensive, community-and evidence-based, mental health and co-occurring mental health and substance use disorder treatments and interventions.

Our award winning Career Transition Program assists individuals ages 16 and above reach their educational and employment goals by offering a unique combination of Mental Health and Career/Vocational Services.  

We are currently seeking a Career Transition Specialist to join our Career Transition Program.

Position Summary: Conduct skills assessment in the areas of work, independent living, family and social skills. Coordinate and advocate with community service providers, schools and families for necessary supports for a successful transition. Provide individualized assistance in identifying transition, career and/or educational goals which include the following: Career Education and Career Development, College or Vocational Education, Development and Placement, Family Support Services, Identification of Supplementary Service Needs and linkage to Community Resources.

To qualify for this position, a candidate must have a Bachelor's degree in Psychology or in a related field such as Family Studies, Education, or Social Work, as well as previous experience working with youth/young adults. Full access to a vehicle with no more than 2 negative points on your driving record and be able to pass a criminal background check

Cornerstone Montgomery is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Pre-employment background checks are required for all employment positions.