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Job Offer: Employment Strategist:ICAN Housing

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Employment Strategist
Job Opportunity at ICAN Housing

Posted on Jul 12

Job location: Canton, OH
Employment Type: Full Time
Listing ID: W4163535

Employment Strategist
ICAN Housing - Canton, OH 44714
$13 - $16 an hour
Position Title: Employment Strategist
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Department: Supportive Services
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
Rate of Pay: $13.00 to $16.00 Per Hour DOE
Application Deadline: 5:00pm, Friday, July 20, 2018
Instructions for Application: ** Noted at Bottom of This Posting **
Note: Must Submit a Cover Letter and a current CV for Consideration
Please; No Phone Calls
PURPOSE
This position provides supportive employment assistance and transition in the houselessness into rent assisted housing for Rapid Re-Housing (RRH) candidates. The position will implement rapid job placement, innovative leadership abilities, collaboration and coordination with CHES (Stark County Housing and Economic Stcapability) partners to drive employment retention and reduce recidivism.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Performs rapid job placement, job coaching, expertise training, assessment, benefits counseling, intervention and advocacy for those candidates pursuing employment opportunities.
   » Collaborates/coordinates with CHES (Stark County Housing and Economic Stcapability) partners to lead innovative community engagement, creating synergistic strategies as well as identifying and eliminating gaps and duplication in client services.
   » Drafts professional documentation and as well as compiles significant data into professional presentations.
   » Implements motivational interviewing techniques to enhance RRH candidate’s movement in the houselessness into reliable housing. Works in tandem with employment retention strategies and housing solutions to increase employment retention through the 90-180 employment day milestones.
   » Maintains strict candidate confidentiality.
   » Maintains records and statistics including the rate of recidivism reduction and the increase in employment results within the RRH program.
   » Drives program development and quality assurance.
   » Enters accurate data into agency data system(s) and HMIS (Homeless Management Information System).
   » Provides transportation to clients via employee’s personal vehicle.
   » Other tasks as assigned.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Education, Training, and/or practice
   » AA/BA in mental health, addiction, social services or related field preferred.
   » Minimum two years of practice with population of focus and demonstrated capability and aptitude to provide direct care to participants in Supported Employment.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Current and valid Driver License, access to vehicle
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Communication expertise
capability to read and interpret professional publications, detailed instructions, government regulations, grants, proposals, and contracts. capability to write and present information to team members, employers, stakeholders and public groups. capability to communicate new ideas and processes clearly and succinctly. capability to work cooperatively with people of diverse backgrounds, cultures and needs and to negotiate situations with differing viewpoints and objectives.
General expertise
Detail orientated with an capability to meet deadlines. Possesses an knowledge of the non-profit/social services and private sectors.
Computer expertise
Effective use of Microsoft Word and Excel. Working knowledge of Microsoft Publisher and PowerPoint and use of the Internet for research and communications. Adaptable to database, compliance and reporting software.
managery Responsibilities
This job has no managery responsibilities.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
Majority of job requirements are performed in an office setting. Requires capability to use computer and operate standard business office equipment. Requires the capability to travel by automobile and attend state meetings and conferences.
Instructions for Application:
Send a Cover Letter and a current CV to: 
keithb@ican-inc.org

Keith B./ Employment Specialist
ICAN Housing
1214 Market Avenue North
Canton, Ohio 44714
EOE
Employment Type: Full-time
income: $13.00 to $16.00 /hour
practice:
   » social services/mental health/job placement for homeless: 2 years
suitable education
   » Associate
License:
   » current Ohio Drivers License

Skills:

Job Category: Other [ View All Other Jobs ]
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Salary: Unspecified
Degree: Unspecified
Experience (year): Unspecified
Job Location: Canton, Ohio
Company Type Employer
Post Date: 07/12/2018 / Viewed 10 times
Contact Information
Company: ICAN Housing
Contact Email: keithb@ican-inc.org


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