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TITLE:  Employment Counselor

LOCATION:  16 Pearl Street

TYPE OF EMPLOYMENT: Regular, benefited, Full time 40 hours/week

SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm flexibility required

SALARY:       $20.74 per hour-22.78 per hour

POSITION CONCEPT: Support eligible individuals with the development and implementation of a plan to reach goals related to competitive employment.  Assist with job placement and maintenance.  Support skill acquisition toward employment/promotion.  Assist identified school-aged individuals with developing/implementing a plan to transition from post-secondary education to the adult world options, as needed

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Human Services, Education or related field. Minimum one-year experience working with people with developmental disabilities or as a coordinator with any population.  Demonstrated expertise working in career/vocational counseling role, with experience in job development preferred. Experience interacting with school districts/special education staff, in additional to experience in determining eligibility for funding sources, i.e. ACCES-VR, OPWDD, OMH, etc. strongly preferred. Strong computer skills preferred. Must have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to sell a product or service. Must have valid NYS driver’s license acceptable to Agency insurance standards. Local travel is required

EEO Statement: CWI is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and supports Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in its hiring and employment practices, so that every team member can feel like they belong and be their authentic self to thrive in their personal and professional lives. In order to do that, all applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race (including traits historically associated with race, including but not limited to, hair texture and protective hair styles), creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, sex, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, marital status, arrest record or status as a victim of domestic violence, familial status, gender/gender expression, reproductive health decisions, citizenship or immigration status or any other factor prohibited by law.

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