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Employment Specialist

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Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/29/2024 1:25 PM)
ID
2024-2846
Category
Nassau Employment Initiative

Overview

NADAP is a multiservice non-profit agency dedicated to helping people with medical, behavioral health and social service needs to become self-sufficient. NADAP programs assist disadvantaged populations in New York City and Long Island. NADAP's services include health insurance enrollment, assessment, care coordination, case management, professional training, job preparation and placement services. NADAP is dedicated to building a culturally diverse workforce, one that aspires to promote an environment that welcomes and supports diversity, equity, inclusion and affirms equal opportunities for all.
Visit us at www.nadap.org

 

Program Overview:

The Nassau Employment Initiative (NEI), funded by the NY State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance, is designed to provide outreach, case management, job preparation and job placement along with wrap-around services to individuals with HIV/AIDS in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. The program also provides post-placement supports and off site referrals to meet the needs of our participants.

 

 

Position Summary: Employment Specialist provides employment and career counseling, job preparation, job development, job referral and retention to Nassau Employment Initiative (NEI) participants.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct individualized assessments and provides vocational counseling
  • Source job opportunities in Nassau and Suffolk Counties
  • Establish relationships with staffing and temp agencies
  • Create resumes and cover letters for clients
  • Provide one-on-one career counseling and job preparation for program
  • Provide post employment services to clients
  • Work closely with Senior Vocational Case Manager in the recruitment of clients, collecting data, and helping to meet the program goals
  • Attend community events to conduct outreach and engagement

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree Required
  • Three years of relevant experience (experience working with HIV population is a plus)
  • Bilingual Spanish Strongly Preferred
  • Ability to travel 25% of the time

Salary: $42,000/year

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