Transition Specialist

Community Options, Inc.
Frederick, MD
Jul 30, 2018
Aug 13, 2018
Accountant, IT
Full Time
Community Options, Inc. is a national non-profit agency providing services to individuals with disabilities in 11 states. The Transition Specialist will supervise and train individuals with developmental disabilities to acquire the skills needed to be gainfully employed, including, but not limited to specific job tasks, work routine, and personal life activities that are critical to successful employment.Starting Rate: $12/hrRequirements:Bachelor's Degree preferred.1+ year of experience in supportive employmentUnderstanding and commitment to community based support for persons with disabilities.Valid Driver's LicenseResponsibilities:Teach the individual independent job skills and requirements, utilizing job task analysis and job specific supports, including assistive technology and personal assistance.Reinforce essential skills, or teaches new skills appropriate for developing a resume, conducting a successful job interview, and completing a job application.Communicate with potential employers and assists with the recruitment of potential employers by attending job fairs, networking with various community partners, and local career links.Provide the necessary assistance for the individual to be placed in and maintain competitive employment.Work side by side with the individual at the job site, by analyzing the job requirements and breaking it down into manageable components that can be taught to the consumer.Conduct regular updates to the students/individuals support teams and provides feedback to the students/individuals of progress made and outcomes.Working Conditions:Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds, and to assist an individual physically.Work will take place in community and office settings.Competitive Benefits:Insurance Options (Medical, Dental, Vision)Paid Holidays-Including a Birthday HolidayGenerous Paid Time Off (PTO)Employee Incentive & Discount Programs403b Retirement Plan with Employer MatchExceptional Career Growth OpportunitiesIf interested, please click Apply Now or send resume to: [Click Here to Email Your Resume]Please Visit Our Website to Complete an Online Application! Community Options is an Equal Opportunity EmployerM/F/D/V#CB#

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