Employment Advisor- Project Hire

The Employment Advisor's role is to promote community integrations and increase the quality of life by offering supports and expertise in areas regarding employment. Project Hire supports client with Cognitive Impairments and/or Autism Spectrum Disorder to seek and maintain competitively paid employment. This position is responsible for providing high-quality services through assessment of employment skills and readiness, pre-employment and on the job training, individualized job placement and on-going support to maintain employment.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop individualized employment opportunities for each client
  • Contact and education potential employers regarding services and Project Hire
  • Provide on-the-job training and on-going support to clients and/or their direct staff or job coach
  • Complete required documentation and maintain communication with client's team

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • One year experience working in human services or related field required
  • Driving is required as well as an acceptable driving record

Structure:

  • This is a full time position of 37.5 hours per week
  • This is a non-exempt position
  • This position is paid hourly, at $17.51/hour

Perks & Benefits:

- Comprehensive BCBS Medical with agency-paid premium support for individuals, couples, and families 
- Delta dental 
- Generous time off starting at 36 days of combined time off per year for full-time employees (and increasing with years of service); pro-rated for positions 20 hours or more
- Agency paid 401K retirement and additional incentive match program
- Life insurance
- Flexible spending account
- Childcare stipend
- Employee Assistance Program
- Employee referral program with financial payment
- Discounted online undergraduate/graduate courses through Champlain College truED
- Award-winning workplace wellness program HC4ME including physical fitness groups for staff, financial wellness incentives, and ongoing workplace wellness advocacy and education
- Voluntary benefits from local/international businesses: discounted gym memberships, mobile phone service, ski/snowboard passes, auto/home insurance, and more!

Howard Center is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The agency's culture and service delivery is strengthened by the diversity of its workforce.  Minorities, people of color and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  EOE/TTY. Visit "About Us" to review Howard Center's EOE policy.