Riverside Community Care Employment and Education Specialist - Elliot House Clubhouse in Needham, Massachusetts
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Employment and Education Specialist at Elliot House
Elliot House is seeking an energetic, self-motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our Clubhouse community. Elliot House is a Clubhouse International accredited Clubhouse and plays an active role in the Massachusetts Clubhouse Coalition.
This is a full time position for an individual comfortable in serving in liaison/spokesperson role with area businesses and state employment agencies. Responsible for co-coordination of Clubhouse employment component. The position involves developing relationships with local companies and networking in order to engage Clubhouse members in job placements in the community.
Duties would also include:
Engaging members in unit work
Developing new job placements and maintaining existing job placements
Outreach and support services for members working in job placements
Initiating and maintaining employer contacts
Attendance at Advisory board and Chamber of Commerce meetings
Tracking employment related statistics
Co-leading employment support meetings
Being part of evening/weekend/holiday social program
Schedule: primarily Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Occasional weekends, evenings, and holidays required.
Pay Rate: $22.28/hour
Why You'll Love RiversideWe make a true difference in people’s lives through rewarding work. Most of our jobs come with great benefits – including healthcare, numerous professional development opportunities, and generous time off - all in a respectful and inclusive environment, perhaps why Riverside was named a Boston Globe Top Workplace in 2022 and a best-in-state employer by Forbes.
Comprehensive, high-quality health, dental, and vision insurance options
Flexible Spending Accounts – both medical and dependent care
Eleven paid holidays
Separate accruals for vacation (increases with tenure), personal, and sick time
Tax-deferred 403(b) retirement savings plan with employer match
Employee Assistance Plan / Travel Assistance Plan
Employee bonus for referrals resulting in hiring
Discounts to movie theaters, sporting, and entertainment events
Employee YMCA discount: 10% off a YMCA monthly membership and 50% off the joiner’s fee
Learn more about our benefits and culture:
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Bachelor's degree preferred
High School Diploma and relevant experience required
Strong computer skills required
Strong organizational skills required
Driver's license and access to a reliable, personal vehicle required
Individuals with a lived experience of mental health challenges are encouraged to apply.
Riverside Community Care is dedicated to respect, integrity and engagement of all individuals. We are committed to building an inclusive and culturally competent organization and we value the richness of having a diverse applicant pool. As an employer committed to equal opportunity, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic as established by law.