• Employment Consultant/Career Consultant II - Drug Court

    Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis
    Posted Date 1 week ago(6/14/2018 2:24 PM)
    # of Openings
    2
    Category
    Health/Human Services Workforce
    Type
    Full-Time
    Hiring Manager
    Anne Mornes
    ID
    2018-1316
  • Overview

    The purpose of this position is to assist people who are currently part of the Hennepin County Model Drug Court obtain and maintain competitive employment.  

     

    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!

     

     

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

    Responsibilities

    The purpose of this position is to assist people who are currently part of the Hennepin County Model Drug Court obtain and maintain competitive employment.

    • Meet weekly with drug court team to discuss upcoming court cases
    • Support individuals with from drug court consider future career options
    • 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 treatment and sober housing teams, probation officers, businesses and employers
    • Equip and empower individuals to be successful in their new job opportunity through ongoing support
    • 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

    Qualifications & Benefits

    Qualifications:

    • Knowledge of supported employment field and one year of experience providing job placement and job development services preferred
    • Associate or Bachelor’s degree in human service field or criminal justice preferred or equivalent work history of 2 years
    • Knowledge and/or experience working with adults with criminal backgrounds, mental health diagnosis, chemical dependency, or homelessness
    • Background in human services, social work or customer service preferred. 
    • Ability to use electronic devices for organization (ie: electronic calendar, email, etc.)
    • Excellent organizational skills 
    • Valid driver’s license and compliance with Rule 11 and MVR background check required

     

    Benefits: 

    Level 2 starting wage is $16.50 per hour, offer 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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