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Vocational Services Specialist

Company: Peckham
Location: Lansing
Posted on: August 16, 2019

Job Description:

Job Description:*Staff positions are supportive roles providing support to our rehabilitation mission. Applicants for staff positions do not need to have a barrier to employment to be eligible for these roles.

ABOUT PECKHAM:

Peckham is a national award-winning non-profit organization, recognized for its achievement in providing exceptional vocational rehabilitation for people with disabilities and barriers to employment. We accomplish our mission by working with community partners and through our own diverse business lines consisting of apparel manufacturing, warehousing, call centers, environmental services, and farming. Peckham prides itself on having a great culture which fosters a respectful, collaborative, and fun work environment. Employees are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work, share ideas, and engage in lifelong learning. Our culture further supports our mission by encouraging flexibility, health, and wellness. Staff enjoy benefits such as generous PTO policies, modern facilities, pet friendly work sites, free fruit, fitness classes, massages available for purchase, and opportunities for flexible work arrangements.

POSITION SUMMARY:

We are looking for Vocational Services Specialist to provide the rehabilitation support for our team members. This person would be responsible for the development and management of team members' individual program plan to help the individual meet their vocational goals. This will include case management, counseling, crisis intervention, coaching, and training. This individual will pull together internal and external resources to provide the best support possible.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


  • Provide person-centered case management services to individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment
  • Deliver one-on-one counseling, coaching, crisis intervention and/or training with program participants when needed and/or requested
  • Provide intensive support to program participants during their first 90 days in of programming and make recommendations for needed interventions to promote vocational success
  • Assist program participants in developing an individualized program plan in consideration of their vocational goals, strengths, interests, functional limitations, and potential utilization of assistive technology and other job accommodations
  • Work to identify strategies and appropriate assistive technology solutions for program participants to assist them in maximizing their vocational success

    OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Process initial intake documents; Develop and maintain electronic case files for program participants
    • Provide human resources support to program participants, including new hire orientation, FMLA management, and support with corrective action as needed
    • Communicate with community agencies and provide information about community resources to enhance support services for program participants
    • Conduct orientation sessions for new program participants
    • Work with an interdepartmental team to monitor participants' progress and enhance the quality of services provided
    • Research and build resources and team knowledge to help Team Members navigate community resources and internal resources so they can develop independence and self-sustainability
    • May attend community and Peckham events throughout the year
    • Maintain a safe and clean work environment
    • Assist in the training of people with disabilities as needed
    • Promote Peckham's vision, values, and services with highest integrity and ethics to all customers and stakeholders
    • Assist in maintaining organization wide quality standards
    • Miscellaneous duties as assigned

      SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

      This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

      MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

      • This position requires passing and maintaining federal and state security background checks.
      • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and enjoy cultural diversity in the workplace.


        • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) required and 0-2 years of related experience


          • Or 4-6 years of related experience
          • Must have understanding of public policy and applicable human resources laws
          • Ability to research and build resources through community partners and Peckham programs
          • Clear understanding of Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel
          • Clear understanding of OnTime and Workday, or another HRIS system
          • Ability to maintain and keep strict confidentiality

            PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

            • Bachelor's Degree in Rehab Counseling, General Counseling, Social Work or other related field preferred
            • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) preferred
            • Past experience providing clinical support would be beneficial


              • Conflict Management skills and experience
              • Effective Communication and Writing skills preferred
              • Mentoring and Coaching skills and experience preferred
              • Problem Solving and quality focus
              • Stress Management abilities preferred

                PHYSICAL DEMANDS

                The physical demands of this position may be reasonably accommodated for individuals with disabilities on a case-by-case basis.

                PECKHAM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

                EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled. Peckham provides equal opportunities and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, height, weight, marital status, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

                REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION FOR APPLYING NOTICE

                Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require assistance or a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job. Examples of reasonable accommodations may include making a change to the application process, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

                For questions about this posting or assistance in applying, please contact us at careers@peckham.org

                Business Line:Human ServicesLocation:Lansing, MIWorker Sub-Type:Staff Member

Keywords: Peckham, Lansing , Vocational Services Specialist, Other , Lansing, Michigan

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