• Employment Consultant - Developmental Disabilities

    Job Locations US-MN-Coon Rapids | US-MN-Minneapolis
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/4/2018 12:13 PM)
    # of Openings
    Health/Human Services Workforce
    Hiring Manager
    Natalie Zacharias
  • Overview

    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!


    The purpose of this position is to assist people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to find and maintain jobs. 


     *A cover letter is required to apply. Please include it as one document with your resume when uploading.*


    Keywords: Job Placement, Job Developer, Job Development, Social Work, Human Services, Non Profit, Development Disabilities, Intellectual Disabilities, Anoka, Coon Rapids, Minneapolis, FT, Full Time 


    • 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
    • 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 about 20-30 people while tracking and documenting variety of data about services provided as well as billing time
    • Utilize person centered thinking and motivational interviewing to best engage with person served

    Qualifications & Benefits


    • Knowledge of supported employment field and one year of experience providing job placement and job development services preferred
    • ACRE certificate preferred
    • Knowledge and/or experience working with adults with a developmental disabilities diagnosis preferred
    • Strong relationship building and organizational skills
    • Ability to use electronic devices for organization (ie: electronic calendar, email, etc.)


    Starting Wage: $15.00 per hour, DOQ

    Medical- 90% of employee coverage premium paid by Rise. Dental. 4% matched 401(k). Life Insurance. FSA. PTO starts at 16 days a year, plus 2 float and 8 paid holidays.  




    An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer


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