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Employment Consultant

Company: Benchmark Human Services
Location: South Bend, IN, Valparaiso, IN
Category: Employment Services
Wage: $17.11
Sign-On Bonus: n/a

Description:

Since 1960, Benchmark has been empowering marginalized populations to see their potential. We are committed to realizing the full potential of EVERYONE – those we serve, our partners and vendors, and our employees, who bring our mission to life each day. We actively strive to be a workplace that honors the unique experiences of our employees. Benchmark believes we are stronger, better, more effective in our pursuits when we are diverse; when we are equitable; and when we create space for everyone to be their authentic selves.

Join Benchmark as an Employment Consultant to help develop and implement individualized plans to assist people with disabilities in finding and maintaining employment positions in the community.

This is a Full-Time position covering South Bend and Valparaiso areas.

BENEFITS:

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off and Sick Time Pay
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee discounts with various vendors
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Employee Referral pay
  • Advancement opportunities

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Gather vital information on referred individuals and create tailored plans to achieve community-based employment through both in-person and remote interactions.
  • Cultivate relationships with local businesses to understand their hiring needs and employee retention strategies.
  • Align the strengths and abilities of underemployed or unemployed individuals with disabilities to meet employer expectations.
  • Help clients prepare for interviews and provide transportation assistance as needed.
  • Coordinate with referring entities to plan, evaluate clients, and enhance job placement efforts.
  • Oversee job coaches during job shadowing, assessments, development, and training tailored to each client.
  • Ensure consistent attendance in line with program, Benchmark, and client-specific requirements.
  • Adhere to all standards to maintain a safe and healthy environment for everyone involved.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Three (3) years experience in business world in management or supervisory role.
  • College degree and/or some experience preferred with people with disabilities preferred.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.

Contact Information
Apply online at Benchmarkhs.com/Careers and select Indiana | Call or Text Lindsey: 314-412-5828

EEO and Affirmative Action Employer, Veterans, Women and Individuals with Disabilities encouraged to apply

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