Employment Specialist – Memphis, TN

Close Date: Feb. 01, 2013
DESCRIPTION

The Employment Specialist will assess participants to match needs and make appropriate referrals, and conduct follow up services for the program participants.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

*Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college, or equivalent work experience required.

*Demonstrated excellent communication (written, verbal, listening, and non-verbal); along with excellent interpersonal skills.

*Demonstrated excellent communication (written, verbal, listening, and non-verbal); along with excellent interpersonal skills.

*Demonstrated social and/or human services skills; experience with non-profit preferred.

*Experience working with adults with experience in employment and training services preferred.

*Demonstrated computer skills, with experience in Accent and/or Salesforce systems preferred.

*Familiarity with the population and community being served; knowledge of community resources.

*Ability to work effectively in an outcomes-based environment consisting of a heavy workload and competing needs.

* Excellent oral communication and interpersonal skills.

*Ability to evaluate given information, research additional needed information, and compile information.

*Organizational skills to determine workload priorities and record-keeping skills to maintain legible, accurate, up-to-date files so that information is readily researched and retrieved.