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Viability Employment & Training Specialist 1 - Human Services in Medford, Massachusetts

Are you a caring, organized, energetic, optimistic, reliable, team player with great interpersonal skills? COME WORK WITH US while we help build a world in which individuals with disabilities and other disadvantages realize their full potential.

*$500 sign on bonus ($250 at the completion of first week of training and $250 after successful completion of first 90 days) *

Position: Employment Specialist 1 (Human Services) - Full Time or Part Time

Location: Medford, MA

Rate of Pay: $19.55 per hour

Schedules :

  • Full Time: 40 Hours per week; Monday-Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm or 9:00am-5:00pm

  • Part Time: 20-25 Hours per week; Monday-Friday between 8:30am-4:30pm

    Summary:

  • Assist clients with disabilities in searching for and obtaining competitive employment. Case manage and develop employment relationships between clients and community employers, providing access to an array of employment, job training, and educational opportunities. Responsibilities include vocational guidance, job development, job placement, employer education, job coaching and customer relations. Assist clients with all thing’s employment from, resume writing, interview skills, travel training and job etiquette. Candidates with human services, job coaching, residential care, direct care, and career counseling experience are strongly encouraged to apply! Bilingual Candidates are strongly encouraged to apply!

Qualifications:

  • High School/GED or Hi-SET plus 1-2 years related experience OR Associate’s degree plus 1 year related experience and/or training.

  • One year of human service experience desired.

  • Knowledge of and respect for diverse populations.

    Requirements:

  • Ability to use computers to include Microsoft Word, data entry, email, and internet essential.

  • Must have a valid driver's license, 3 years driving experience, good driving record, use of vehicle and willingness to transport participants in personal vehicle.

  • Must be able to travel within the region to access residential settings, employers, offices and community organizations.

    “Viability values our employees and the talents that they bring with them every day. Last year 30 staff members were promoted within the agency to roles that supported their professional growth.”

EXCELLENT BENEFITS FOR ELIGIBLE EMPLOYEES INCLUDE:

  • Competitive Pay with Promotional Opportunities

  • Strong focus on work/life balance

  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance

  • Health Savings Account

  • 11 Paid Holidays Per Year

  • Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts

  • 403(b) Retirement plan with employer match of 100% (up to 4% of employee contribution)

  • Company-paid disability insurance, life insurance, and AD&D insurance

  • Generous Paid Time Off & Sick Time

  • Tuition Scholarship Program

  • Professional and personal growth opportunities

  • Employee Assistance Program for employees and loved ones

  • Preferred ratings for home, renters’, pet, and auto insurance

  • Fitness and Weight Loss program support

    Who We Are

Our team of 480 dedicated employees share the desire to do meaningful work and make a difference in the lives of individuals with disabilities in Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, Rhode Island, and Oklahoma.

Our Mission

Our mission is to build a world in which individuals with disabilities and other disadvantages realize acceptance, inclusion, and access.

Our Vision

Be a community of program participants and staff making inclusion and access of individuals with disabilities or disadvantages a way for people, businesses, and communities to succeed together.

To apply, please see the Careers section of our website at VIABILITY.org. If accommodations are needed for the application process, please call or text us at (413) 461-9486, and we will be happy to assist.

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