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Disability Navigator

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Job Description

We are currently looking for a Disability Navigator to join our team at CareerLink Suburban Station.

In this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Welcome Career Link customers with disabilities
  • Demonstrates the job match function to both the customer and/or their coach.
  • Suggests job search workshops and facilitates the customer registration.
  • Coordinates scheduling of the Career Link customer with a disability with the WIOA workforce advisor.
  • Acts as liaison between the Career Link customer with a disability and the WIOA workforce advisor.
  • Responsible for accompanying customers to WIOA advisor on the same day of enrollment.
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with partner agencies that support people with disabilities
  • Maintains knowledge about resources to support people with disabilities such as employment, housing, healthcare, and education
  • Acts as liaison between the CareerLink® customer with a disability and the WIOA workforce advisor, and OVR counselor
  • Knowledge regarding the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR), the Office of Developmental Programs (ODP), and the Office of Long-term Living (OLTL) preferred
Skills & Requirements
  • Bachelors, plus 1 year of experience or 5 years of relevant experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications
  • Proven excellence in verbal and written communication skills
  • Willingness to learn multiple computer applications
  • Experience with disability population and kowledge of employment issues related to people with disabilities
  • Must have working knowledge of Career Link enrollment process, WIOA and job match system.
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