Job Developer in Buffalo, NY


Jewish Family Services of Western New York Posted: 2022-01-04

Buffalo, NY 14209

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Advance your career and make a difference at JFS of Western New York.
If you thrive on helping people, are community driven, and are looking for change, one of our many opportunities could be what you are looking for:

Jewish Family Services of Western New York employs individuals with a strong commitment to excellence, a collaborative nature and the desire to make a difference. We are seeking a full time Job Developer for our growing Employment Support Services program. The Job Developer will be an energetic, creative, and diligent member of an interdisciplinary team which help hundreds of people improve the quality of their lives.

WHAT YOU'LL DO
n this position, you will engage clients and employers to develop trusting, collaborative relationships directed toward the goal of competitive employment within the community. You will help to secure and retain sustainable employment for individuals with disabilities through the ACCES-VR program. Additionally, you will provide direct service to our refugee and immigrant community, assisting with job preparation skills and creating a plan towards self- sufficiency.

WHAT YOU'LL BRING
Bachelor's degree preferred in a related field; or equivalent relevant experience.
Two plus years of placement employment services or vocational services experience.
A strong ability to collaborate, communicate and work with a team.
Prior experience with ACCES-VR and/or working with people with disabilities a plus!

ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR TEAM?
This position pays an hourly wage of $19 and offers great benefits including 21 days accrued Paid Time Off (PTO), plus 13 holidays, excellent health insurance options (BCBS), 401k and much more. We are conveniently located on Main Street & Highgate Ave. If hired, you will be required to produce evidence of having received the Covid 19 vaccination.

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