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Placement Counselor

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Job Description

At JEVS Human Services, we believe in giving people possibilities—opportunities to be self-sufficient and satisfied. Each year we touch nearly 25,000 lives, focusing on individuals with physical, developmental, and emotional challenges as well as those facing adverse socio-economic conditions including unemployment and underemployment.

We currently have an opportunity within our Work Ready program as a Placement Counselor.  The Work Ready program provides a comprehensive set of employment-oriented services to those receiving Public Assistance benefits, including those who are in need of specific help managing barriers to self-sufficiency.  

Day-to-Day:

  • Provide appropriate community service sites, job search and job placement activities; place clients at those sites
  • Arrange for on-site employer presentations 
  • Develop on-going relationships with employers
  • Facilitate employment and other related work shops
  • Other duties as assigned
Skills & Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Associates degree in related field required; Special training may be acceptable in lieu of college degree.
  • 2+ years of experience in sales, job development, etc.
  • Must have strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve and collaborate with a variety of customers in the Welfare to Work Industry
  • Proficient in MS Office applications (especially MS Word and Excel).  
  • Personal vehicle preferred. Valid driver’s license and insurance required.
     

The rewards of a job done well are enhanced by a competitive benefits package.  Come find out why JEVS employees continue to realize career satisfaction year after year.

 

What’s in it for you:

  • 401(k), with company match
  • Tuition assistance: Available to all employees with at least one year of service, for those enrolled in job-related, accredited, degree or certificate level courses
  • Health, Dental, and Vision coverage
  • Ample paid vacation and sick time
  • 10-12 paid holidays per year
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Continuing education, professional development opportunities, retreats, and training
  • Annual holiday party and office outings
  • Wellness workshops and activities and access to the Employee Assistance Program
  • Dress-down Fridays
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Reimbursement of eligible mileage and travel expenses

 

For more information about what it’s like to be a part of the JEVS team, visit our careers page at https://www.jevshumanservices.org/careers/

 

 

Qualified individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply; reasonable accommodations will be provided.  Please contact your recruiter if you are in need of an accommodation during the interview process.

JEVS Human Services is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities.  The Agency will not engage in or tolerate unlawful discrimination (including any form of unlawful harassment) on account of a person’s gender, gender identity, age, race, color, religion, creed, sexual preference or orientation, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, military status, veteran status, disability, or membership in any other protected group.  Qualified individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply; reasonable accommodations will be provided.

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