• Employment Consultant - $1,000 Hiring Bonus

    Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(4/29/2019 11:41 AM)
    # of Openings
    Health/Human Services Workforce
    Hiring Manager
    Daniel Meyers
  • Overview

    The purpose of this position is to assist people with developmental disabilities to find and keep jobs in the community. 


    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!


    • Provide individualized job placement services to people with developmental disabilities through weekly meetings 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, case managers and social workers.
    • 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 25 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 people 

    Qualifications & Benefits


    • 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 developmental disabilities preferred
    • Ability to use electronic devices for organization (ie: electronic calendar, email, etc.)
    • People with great relationship building skills are strongly encouraged to apply! (Teachers/Sales People)
    • Excellent organizational skills


    • Starting Wage: $15.50 per hour (DOQ) + opportunity for additional incentive pay.
    • 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.  
       *A cover letter is required to apply. Please include it as one document with your resume when uploading.* (If you do not have access to a scanner to accomplish this request please email your cover letter to dmeyers@rise.org) 

    *Hiring bonus is paid in four installments of $250 at one month, six months, nine months, and twelve months after hire.


    An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer


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