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Careers at Soul Dogs, Inc

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We are always on the lookout for professionals who can take good care of our participants. With great benefits and an amazing team, Soul Dogs, Inc is the place to be. Browse the list of open positions below and contact us if you have any questions.

Part-Time/ Full-Time

Supported Employment Specialist

The Job Development Coach works with individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities that are seeking job training, job development, and Competitive Integrated Employment (CIE)

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist participants in narrowing job interests, learning more about their job interests, creating a cover letter and resume, applying for jobs, interview prep, interviews, job acceptance, orientation, job coaching, building natural supports, and long-term follow-along to ensure continued independence at their job site teaching concepts such as compliance, advocacy, attendance, task completion, problem-solving, professionalism, safety, etc

  • Timely, accurate documentation and tracking

  • Assist in completing or building training and experiences to familiarize participants with their chosen employment goal

  • Follow the participant’s Service Plan as it applies to employment, behavior, safety, etc

  • Develop the participant’s Vocational Profile

  • Maintain regular contact with each participant

  • Communicating with a participant’s team in times of job-related crises, scheduling needs, observed concerns, staff vacation dates, etc

  • Attend Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) meetings or service plan meetings as needed

  • Any and all other tasks that support participants in finding or maintaining employment and the department in general

REQUIREMENTS:

  • BA in Education, SW, Psych or related field and 1-year human services experience; or AA in Education, SW, Psych or related field and 2 years human services experience; or No degree and 4 years human services experience preferred but not required.

  • Compassionate, supportive, kind, caring, respectful, and honest plus an ability to set limits and follow through

  • Clear Criminal Records Check

  • Demonstrated ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality, listen carefully, interpret accurately & respond to a high volume of requests

  • Knowledge and sensitivity to cultural differences

  • Knowledge of or ability to develop knowledge of business markets in Colorado

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Strong project/time management & organizational skills; detail-oriented

  • Knowledge of local resources and ability to develop solid working relationships with employers of our consumers

  • Experience in job development and/or other job services including job coaching preferred

  • Completion of provided training and competency tests

*Please note, there is a three-month probationary period. After 90 days we will review/assess your progress in the department and potentially discuss an appropriate pay raise.

REPORTS TO: Supported Employment Director

Part-Time/ Full-Time (LONGMONT Specific)

Supported Employment Specialist

The Job Development Coach works with individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities that are seeking job training, job development, and Competitive Integrated Employment (CIE)

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist participants in narrowing job interests, learning more about their job interests, creating a cover letter and resume, applying for jobs, interview prep, interviews, job acceptance, orientation, job coaching, building natural supports, and long-term follow-along to ensure continued independence at their job site teaching concepts such as compliance, advocacy, attendance, task completion, problem-solving, professionalism, safety, etc

  • Timely, accurate documentation and tracking

  • Assist in completing or building training and experiences to familiarize participants with their chosen employment goal

  • Follow the participant’s Service Plan as it applies to employment, behavior, safety, etc

  • Develop the participant’s Vocational Profile

  • Maintain regular contact with each participant

  • Communicating with a participant’s team in times of job-related crises, scheduling needs, observed concerns, staff vacation dates, etc

  • Attend Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) meetings or service plan meetings as needed

  • Any and all other tasks that support participants in finding or maintaining employment and the department in general

REQUIREMENTS:

  • BA in Education, SW, Psych or related field and 1-year human services experience; or AA in Education, SW, Psych or related field and 2 years human services experience; or No degree and 4 years human services experience preferred but not required.

  • Compassionate, supportive, kind, caring, respectful, and honest plus an ability to set limits and follow through

  • Clear Criminal Records Check

  • Demonstrated ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality, listen carefully, interpret accurately & respond to a high volume of requests

  • Knowledge and sensitivity to cultural differences

  • Knowledge of or ability to develop knowledge of business markets in Colorado

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Strong project/time management & organizational skills; detail-oriented

  • Knowledge of local resources and ability to develop solid working relationships with employers of our consumers

  • Experience in job development and/or other job services including job coaching preferred

  • Completion of provided training and competency tests

*Please note, there is a three-month probationary period. After 90 days we will review/assess your progress in the department and potentially discuss an appropriate pay raise.

REPORTS TO: Supported Employment Director

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