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Self-Suffiency Program Specialist

Company: Occupational Enterprises, Inc.
Location: Abingdon
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Occupational Enterprises, Inc. a 501 (c)3 non-profit organization, is currently looking for a full-time Self-Sufficiency Program Specialist to work in Washington County, VA.Self-Sufficiency Program SpecialistDescription of Position:Supports and assists families in achieving self-sufficiency by helping them overcome barriers to employment. Provide guidance in seeking alternative solutions to specific problems such as child care, financial management, housing, health needs, transportation and parenting. Works closely with DSS VIEW Case Managers, LCSW, and other partners to coordinate services. Locates, develops and coordinates additional community resources.Position requires:

  • Knowledge of social work principles
  • Ability to exchange information orally and in writing with clients, co-workers, staff members and other agencies
  • Ability to assess an individual or families strengths and needs in such areas as health, housing, income, employment and education and identify resources available from extended family and community groups; in order to plan for the delivery of appropriate services, under supervision.
  • Ability to assess and make and implement case decisions
  • Ability to respond appropriately to a clients' emotions (hostility, grief, etc.) in order to accomplish service objectives
  • Ability to work well independently and with others
  • Valid Driver's license with good driving record
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft software including Word and ExcelCPS and Criminal background check required along with current driving record and drug test. Bachelor's degree or related experience preferred.Job Type: Full-timePay: $29,000.00 - $33,000.00 per yearBenefits:
    • 401(k)
    • Dental insurance
    • Health insurance
    • Life insurance
    • Paid time off
    • Vision insuranceSchedule:
      • 8 hour shift
      • Monday to FridayCOVID-19 considerations:Worksite employees are currently teleworking from home on alternating weeks to minimize exposure.Education:
        • Associate (Preferred)License/Certification:
          • Driver's License (Required)Work Location: Multiple Locations

Keywords: Occupational Enterprises, Inc., Asheville , Self-Suffiency Program Specialist, Other , Abingdon, North Carolina

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