The Easter Seal Society of Iowa
  • Des Moines, IA, USA
  • 17.75
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

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Easterseals Iowa is a non-profit organization that supports individuals with disabilities as they live, learn, work and play in the community.

We are currently looking for a TEAM Employment Specialist to support high school age (14-21) clients with work place readiness. In this position, employees will be working for/representing Easterseals Iowa while working at one of the Des Moines public high schools.

Employment Specialist will help students by providing:

  • Job Exploration Counseling: Job shadows, mock interviews, interest inventories, resume writing, etc.
  • Work-Based Learning Experiences: Internships, job shadows, etc.
  • Counseling on Opportunities: College visits, assistance on college applications, exploring colleges on the internet, etc.
  • Workplace Readiness Training: Financial literacy, transportation, housing, social skills
  • Self-Advocacy Instruction: Advocating for accommodations or assistive technology, etc.

The wage for this position is $17.75/hour, going up to $18.00 an hour upon completion of the orientation period, and it is a full time position.  It's typically Monday-Friday 8 am to 5 pm with an hour lunch break.  This position requires potential employees to complete a background check as well as have a good driving record as they would be driving during the course of their job duties and must be insurable under our policy.

We follow all guidelines required by DMPS as well as ensuring team members have all required PPE. Some work is done remotely when possible.

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