Twin Cities Wide

Job Title:
Employment Specialist

The employment specialist is an essential position for services designed to support individuals receiving employment exploration, development and support services. You will help persons served find and retain community-integrated employment opportunities that line up with their strengths and interests.

Employment specialists work primarily in the community in business settings but also may meet with individuals at their homes. Our position would begin at $15.50 an hour, it includes mileage reimbursement and a cell phone stipen. Candidates should have a desire to create lasting, positive impacts on peoples’ lives and enjoy coaching, mentoring and encouraging others to reach their goals. If you enjoy spending 1:1 time with individuals and giving them the support they need in order to thrive and become more independent, then this is the setting for you.

•Candidates must support the full integration of adults with disabilities in the community by helping them secure and retain direct-hire employment. •A two-year degree, or comparable experience working with developmental disabilities and/or mental illness is required, as determined by the supervisor Self-motivated •Good time management and problem-solving skills •Must be able to teach, mentor and motivate •Strong Interpersonal skills •Adept in the use of technology •Knowledge of the employment environment and hiring process is desired •Reliable transportation •Acceptable criminal and driving record •Valid driver’s license and current auto liability insurance •The candidate must also be willing and able to represent both the person served and Dungarvin to businesses and members of the community.


How to Apply: