Employment Specialist

Life Abilities, Inc.   Garland, TX   Part-time
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Camden, Camden, and Associates (parent company: Life Abilities, Inc. www.camdencamden.com) - Immediate opening for a part-time Employment Specialist with a dynamic, flexible and rewarding career. Camden, Camden & Associates is a Dallas/Garland based premier service provider for the Texas Workforce Commission through the Texas Workforce Solutions division serving those with both physical and mental health disabilities. The Executive Career Coordinator meets face to face with referred clients to assess their employment skills, support needs, work history, and needs for reasonable accommodations prior to accepting an offer of competitive employment. Meetings occur within a client’s home or at a designated location within the community.  Additional duties include interfacing with state counselors, employers, and client families, and administrative tasks as requested by the Director. This position requires strong written and verbal communication skills, the ability to analyze and problem solve employment barriers within the community and develop conclusions and recommendations to be written within a state submitted career analysis report. Qualifications include: 1-3 years of work experience with disabilities, and technical skills such as keyboarding and internet research. Educational requirements: Associates or bachelors degree preferred in the areas of social or human services, counseling, or psychology. Verified work experience may be substituted for education. Employer training provided, with state training requirements paid for by Camden, Camden, and Associates and online instruction given by University of North Texas. Competitive wage negotiable depending on experience & education. Qualified candidate will work both from home and in the community. The following are necessary to perform essential job functions:  personal vehicle, cell phone, technology. Benefits include the following: Travel, technology and cell phone allowance, annual leave, sick time, and additional benefits negotiated such as medical. Bilingual a plus, yet not required. 

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Life Abilities, Inc.

Garland, TX