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Employment Specialist

Location: Tucson, AZ, US
Type: Full Time
Beacon Group
$21.00 - Hourly

Beacon Group is a non-profit that for 65 years has been committed to providing employment opportunities for people with disabilities. In Arizona, we serve nearly 1,600 people a year. We provide real work for a segment of our community where two-thirds do not work.

The responsibilities of the Employment Specialistare to develop, implement, monitor and maintain career opportunities for clients including job skills training, career development/placement career retention and advancement services.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

ESSENTIAL ABILITIES Ability to operate a motor vehicle Ability to communicate and follow directions effectively Ability to work effectively independently and in a team-orientated environment Ability to obtain and maintain a fingerprint clearance Proficient with Microsoft Office, Word, Excel. Exceptional organizational skills a must.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree and at least one year of full-time professional and/or volunteer experience in a social work setting and working with persons with disabilities; OR Associate’s Degree and two years full-time professional and/or volunteer experience in a social work setting and at least one year working with persons with disabilities; OR High School Diploma or High School Equivalency Diploma and 18 credit hours of post-high school education in a field related to social work and two years of full-time professional and/or volunteer experience in a social work setting and at least one year working with persons with disabilities; OR High School Diploma or High School Equivalency Diploma and four years of full-time professional and/or volunteer experience in a social work setting and at least one year working with persons with disabilities