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Employment Specialist- Phoenix

Location: Phoenix, AZ, US
Type: Full Time
Beacon Group
DOE - Hourly

Beacon Group is looking for an experienced Employment Specialist.

Beacon Group is a non-profit that for 65 years has been committed to providing employment opportunities for people with disabilities in Arizona. We provide real work for a segment of our community that usually bears a 70% unemployment rate.

Beacon Group is looking for an experienced Employment Specialist. This is an opportunity for an Employment Specialist to use their experience to deliver a mission much bigger than financial results. If you love our mission, you will have more fun and fulfillment that you have ever had in your career.

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. Prior experience with Behavioral Health Preferred.

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

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans and members of the LGBTQ communities are encouraged to apply.If you are unable to complete this application due to a disability, contact this employer to ask for an accommodation or an alternative application process.