Job Developer

Fedcap Rehabilitation Services, Inc
New York, NY 10017
United States

Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required

Job Description

Easterseals New York provides exceptional services to ensure that all people with disabilities or special needs and their families have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play in their communities. We are currently seeking a full time Job Developer for our Senior Community Service Employment Program, located in Manhattan.

Job Objective: Facilitate job placement services that lead to job placements.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Achieve placement goals as stipulated by service contracts and department standards.
  • Conduct initial interview and confer with case managers/Program Manager/Senior Director regarding appropriateness of program participant's vocational goal.
  • Assist referrals in the identification of skills and interests as they relate to the development of appropriate and expanded vocational goals.
  • Facilitate individual placement by, following up on job leads, developing job search plans etc. accompanying clients to interviews when necessary.
  • Provide training and support on issues around job seeking, securing and maintaining employment.
  • Develop and implement Job Placement plans as appropriate.
  • Conduct aggressive marketing and job development activities to secure placements, includes cold calls, letters, presentations, business networking, etc.
  • Contact employers following placement to ensure satisfaction.
  • Enter case notes re all interaction with participants into Salesforce data base and print copy for inclusion in case notes.
  • Share job leads with other program staff using inter-departmental protocol.
  • Participate in department and agency meetings and case conferences.
  • Accompany participants to One Stop and Job Fairs as necessary.
  • Provide adequate on and off-site supports to participants and employees to ensure job success.

Job Requirements
High school education
One (1) year of experience in human services and/or marketing/sales
Valid driver's license and reliable transportation
Fedcap Rehabilitation Services, Inc
Aishah Saunders
633 3rd Avenue
New York 10017
United States