Prevocational Services Provider

Are you seeking meaning and purpose in your work life? Do you want to help people discover their unique abilities, promote independence, create friendships, and make a difference every day? ACHIEVE has immediate openings for caring staff members who want to positively impact the people we serve!
Position: Pre-Vocational Services Provider: You'll be working in a program designed to understand people's interests, help them discover their capabilities through exposure to a wide array of business industries, and merge the two through a variety of community-based, skill building experiences.
Some of the things a Prevocational Services Provider does:
Provide direct supports, education and training to build and expand vocational skills, habits and personal outcomes related to the world of work
Provide services and supports designed to support an individual to prepare for the world of work: explore vocational opportunities; develop soft skills and practice work skills through a variety of volunteer/work assessment opportunities
Network with community resources to build individualized vocational experiences
Transport and accompany individuals on community experiences
Provide job readiness and soft skills training in group settings
Foster and promote positive vocational skills and habits
Assist with the development of service plans and implementing the plans as written
Provide oversight to individuals during service hours to ensure their health and safety
Ensure all incidents, accidents, observed or suspected situations which adversely impact on the health and safety of the individuals served are addressed in accordance with OPWDD regulatory requirements and agency policies and procedures
These are some Special Requirements of the position:
Possess good interpersonal, written, oral, and communication abilities and effective time management/organizational skills
Be computer literate with knowledge in agency operating systems and applicable software required for department needs.
Demonstrate sound judgment in normal work and emergency situations
Must physically be able to perform required certifications and lift 50 pounds
Possess a valid driver's license acceptable to the agency's insurance carrier
These are the Qualifications needed for the position. Prior experience is not necessary:
High School Diploma/GED with 2 years of experience working with the individuals with disabilities
A combination of education and experience that in the opinion of the reviewing agency, exceeds the above standards of the program
What attributes are we seeking
Someone who has initiative and is: caring, respectful, positive, dependable, punctual, and likes to work as part of a team.
ACHIEVE is pleased to provide a competitive benefit package. All benefits are available to full-time employees hired to work 30 or more hours per week.
Medical: Generous Employer Contribution
Dental: choice of 2 plans
Vision: choice of 2 plans
Group Term Life Insurance ? 100% Company Paid
Long Term Disability ? 100% Company Paid
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) ? 100% Company Paid
401-K Retirement Plan
Cellular Telephone Discounts
Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)
Paid Holidays ? 11
Paid Bereavement Leave
Paid Jury Duty
Tuition Assistance Program
Several VOLUNTARY Plans available, such as Medical Bridge Plan, Critical Illness Protection, Accident Indemnity, Short Term Disability, Optional Term Life Insurance

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