Description Rise is all about people and potential. We provide uniquely tailored and innovative programs, opening doors to success for the people we serve and our staff. We embrace a culture of learning and offer extensive training and career development opportunities. Rise offers competitive salaries, a fun, fast-paced work environment, and the chance to make a real difference in people's lives! Hiring Bonus: $750 Position Summary: This position is temporarily remote due to COVID. The purpose of this position is to assist people with mental health diagnoses to find jobs in Region 7W, Sterns, Benton, Sherburne and Wright Counties. Provide job development and retention services to people served by Rise. Assist people in developing job goals, job-seeking skills, and identifying potential employers. Network and market Rise and the people we support to business partners. Responsibilities: Provide individualized job placement services through weekly meetings with person served to work on job seeking skills, preparing resumes and cover letters and interviewing Actively cultivate competitive job opportunities with businesses and employers in the community, meeting with at least 6 employers a week Communicate effectively with diverse stakeholders including the individual's team, businesses and employers, vocational rehabilitation services and with people with mental health diagnoses Equip and empower individuals to be successful in their new job opportunity through ongoing support Advocate on behalf of individual with employer regarding job accommodations Responsible for maintaining a caseload of no more than 20 people while tracking and documenting variety of data about services provided as well as billing Utilize person centered thinking and motivational interviewing to best engage with person served Requirements Qualifications: Knowledge of supported employment field and one year of experience providing job placement and job development services preferred Knowledge and/or experience working with adults with a mental health diagnosis. Ability to use electronic devices for organization (ie: electronic calendar, email, etc.) Excellent organizational skills A valid driver's license and compliance with Rule 11 and MVR background check required Benefits: Starting wage: $15.50 per hour, DOQ Medical - Single Employee Medical Coverage under $90/month. Dental under $17, matched 401(k). Life Insurance. FSA. PTO starts at 16 days a year, plus 3 float and 7 paid holidays. An Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer
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