Catholic Community Services of Southern Arizona
  • Tucson, AZ, USA
  • $15.00 – $22.25 depending on experience
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Position Purpose

Develops employment options and coordinates job placement efforts by improving the employment outcomes for Deaf and Hard of Hearing persons and persons with disabilities.  Collaborates and coordinates with employers, Arizona@work Programs, Vocational Rehabilitation, training delivery systems, Adult/Youth/Summer work experience programs.  Maintains records of consumer contacts to include unit counts, attendance sheets, SOAP notes, Monthly Reports and daily checklists while ensuring that all DOL, City, WIOA, VR, CARF, DDD and other contractual documentation in client files is complete.  Position may from time to time be stressful and require a high demand of performance. May perform other duties as assigned.

 

Essential Functions

  • Develops relationships with community employers to provide a network of training and job placement opportunities for the Deaf, Hard of Hearing and persons with Disabilities.
  • Collaborates with Youth Opportunity programs, Vocational Rehabilitation, school systems, employers, consumer-based organizations, training delivery systems and community vocational rehabilitation programs to increase access to training and job opportunities
  • Works with Vocational Rehabilitation to support individual's through various contracts
  • Documents all client work to meet contractual requirements of city and Vocational Rehabilitation funding.
  • Reviews referrals, walk-in and coordinates intake and initial assessment for eligibility for all agency programs; completes all required program paperwork
  • Provides general orientation to program, performs initial assessment, develops program plan and coordinates activities with the Arizona@work and VR agencies
  • Provides assessments addressing training needs, support needs and environmental adaptation needs of the work site
  • Develops program plan with consumer, identifying co-enrollments with other programs, services of each program and consumer employment goals
  • Works with consumers at various sites as a Job Coach to ensure goal attainment 
  • Works as a "floater" at sites as needed
  • Supports all training sites with time studies, consumer plans as needed and directed by supervisor
  • Acts as a team player with staff at job sites and in placement program
  • Develops job options and markets potential job openings to include development of OJT contracts; monitors the expenditures of all OJT contracts
  • Writes monthly progress reports as required by contracts
  • Maintains an up-to-date employer contact record
  • Maintains unit records of consumer contacts to include unit counts, attendance sheets, SOAP notes, daily checklists and monthly reports
  • Ensures all contractual documentation in client file is complete
  • Provides follow-up services to ensure client and employer satisfaction
  • Coordinates vocational information workshops for Deaf and Hard of Hearing consumers and employers
  • Provide Rehabilitation Instruction Services, individual community based job coaching, and Work Adjustment Training
  • Provides walk in services and call in information and referral
  • Provides case management services-referral
  • Assists with multiple aspects of agency events
  • Attends meetings and trainings in lieu of vocational Director as needed
  • May drive agency or personal vehicle on company business

 

The above statement reflects the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job.

 

Minimum Qualifications

Suitable work experience may be considered as transferable skills in order to meet minimum requirements of the position and will be considered by the Corporate Director of Human Resources.

  • Bachelor's in Rehabilitation, Counseling or Education
  • 2 years of experience working directly with Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing, DeafBlind  or people with other disabilities
  • 1 year of experience in a vocational setting
  • Knowledge of the Vocational Rehabilitation, Arizona@work systems centers and WIOA requirements.
  • Obtain State of Arizona Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card and pass drug screening
  • Valid Arizona Driver License, proof of insurance and Arizona Motor Vehicle Division 39- month Motor Vehicle Report

 

Desired Qualifications

  • Master's in Rehabilitation, Counseling or Education
  • Proficiency in American Sign Language, assistive listening devices, culture, job training programs with time studies, prevailing wage and task analysis
  • Additional years of directly related experience
  • 1 year of supervisory experience
  • 1 year of experience working in Rehabilitation
  • 1 year of experience working in Vocational Education
  • First Aid and CPR certification

 

 

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