Portland HVRP Employment Specialist – Easter Seals Oregon – Portland, OR

Case management and employment development for Veterans.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Determine program eligibility, process intake & enrollment and maintain accurate, up to date case files on each program participant. Maintain compliance with the organization’s guidelines, policies, and the Department of Labor VETS regulations.

Assist program participants with identifying aptitudes, strengths, and areas that need improvement. Assist participants with determining goals and objectives.

Develop Individual Employment Plans or self employment plans and help establish connections to resources that will assist the participants reach their goals.

Maintain accurate, up-to-date records and case files on the veteran and report regularly to the Program Manager. Data entry and collection for reporting and record keeping.

Counsel participants about employment and facilitate appropriate linkages between the veteran and community resource agencies. Advocate on behalf of veteran with these agencies.

Assist participants with resolving possible barriers to employment such as housing, transportation issues, childcare, and medical needs.

Co-facilitate weekly job club with other HVRP team members. Help design curriculum and develop partnerships with community partners and or local businesses and schedule speakers.

Provide training and develop a system that works for each participant and project partner. Research additional funding opportunities to support client goals or removal of barriers to those goals.

Network with and maintain a positive relationship with WorkSource Oregon, WIOA providers and Veteran Administration partners to identify training and employment opportunities and to co-refer participants.

Stays informed of community, agency, and program information through inter-office communications, attendance at staff meetings, participation in professional development activities and other community events

Complete other assignments as requested by the Program Director and Program Manager.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $18.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Experience:

  • relatable: 2 years (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable — more reliable than spontaneous
  • Adaptable/flexible — enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction

This Job Is:

  • A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply

Company’s website:

  • www.easterseals.com/oregon

Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply

Work Remotely:

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