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HOUSING EMPLOYMENT SPECIALIST in Los Angeles, CA at Penny Lane Centers

Date Posted: 9/20/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We are seeking individuals to join our team who have high standards and a desire to positively impact the lives of others. 

Summary: 

The Employment Specialist (ES) provides vocational assessment, employment preparations, job development and job placement services to consumers currently residing in Transitional and/or Supported Housing programs. The Employment Specialist participates in activities to educate, recruit and support clients and employers. The Employment Specialist works as an employment liaison between clients, employers, and community partners.  The Employment Specialist assists the consumer by providing a variety of supportive and employment related services, some of which may include mentoring, coaching, transportation or other services that address the clients’ readiness to work.

 

The Employment Specialist (ES) needs to be a self-starter and able to work independently. The ES needs to have flexibility and excellent organizational skills. The ES needs to be able to operate from a strengths based perspective.


Position Location: North Hills, CA


Salary Range: $19.48 up to $21.15 per hour

 

Job Requirements

  • B.A. required in psychology, administration or a related field and two years related direct client care or supported employment experience.

  • Valid California driver’s license; current automobile insurance; have and maintain a clean driving record acceptable to the organization’s insurance company; have immediate access to his or her vehicle during work hours