Employment Consultant Level 1 – $1,000 Hiring Bonus

Rise Incorporated

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Employment Consultant Level 1 – $1,000 Hiring Bonus


Rise Incorporated

Job description

Description:At Rise, we believe that everyone deserves opportunities to live a life filled with purpose and pride. In our employment, housing, and life-enrichment services, we support people to set and achieve their personal goals.As a nonprofit, every Rise team member is driven by our mission. That shared commitment is the foundation of a workplace that embraces a culture of learning and growth by offering extensive training, competitive salaries, and a fun work environment. We are an inspiring leader in disability services that wants to make a real difference in people’s lives!Hiring Bonus $1,000 ($500 after 6 month work anniversary and $500 after 12 month work anniversary)Position SummaryProvide job development and retention services to people served by Rise. Assist people in developing job goals, job-seeking skills, and identifying potential employers. Network and market Rise and the people we support to business partners.ResponsibilitiesThe purpose of this position is to assist people with various disabilities (mental health/brain injuries/developmental/physical) to find and keep jobs in the north and west metro area. (Primarily Anoka County but can include parts of Hennepin / Ramsey Counties)Rise is all about people and potential. We provide uniquely tailored and innovative programs, opening doors to success for the people we serve and our staff. We embrace a culture of learning and offer extensive training and career development opportunities.

  • Provide individualized job placement services through weekly meetings with people Rise serves to work on job seeking skills, preparing resumes, cover letters and interviewing
  • Actively cultivate competitive job opportunities with businesses and employers in the community
  • Communicate with diverse stakeholders including the individual, businesses and employers, case managers, social workers, vocational rehabilitation counselors
  • Equip and empower individuals to be successful in their new job opportunity through ongoing support
  • Advocate on behalf of individual with employer regarding job accommodations
  • Responsible for maintaining a caseload while tracking and documenting variety of data about services provided as well as billing
  • Utilize person centered thinking to best engage with the people Rise serves

Requirements:Are you good with people? Are you patient? Compassionate? Are you organized and driven to succeed? Do you want to make a difference in the lives of people Rise serves? If you said yes to these questions you have the most important qualifications for the job!

  • Knowledge of supported employment field and one year of experience providing job placement and job development services preferred (we are willing to train the right person)
  • Knowledge and/or experience working with adults with a disabilities preferred (Again, we are willing to train the right person!)
  • Ability to use electronic devices for organization and data tracking (ie: electronic calendar, email, etc.)
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • A valid driver’s license and compliance with Rule 11 and MVR background check required
  • Former teachers, sales people and other professionals encouraged to apply
  • As part of the hiring process, potential candidates may be required to complete the Adaptative Digital Computer Skills Assessment and pass with at least a score of productive and above.

BenefitsThis position offers a hybrid work schedule with the ability to work remotely but will need to meet with people in person in the community and occasionally attend meetings in the office. You can also choose to work from our Spring Lake Park or our North East Minneapolis office if preferred.Wage: Starting at $18.54 per hour – depending on qualifications

  • This position also has an incentive/bonus pay structure which rewards top performers
  • Daytime work hours (There can, however, be an occasional evenings or weekend assignment. No major holidays)
  • A pathway opportunity for persons aspiring for careers in Social Work, Human Services, and/or Health Care
  • Medical insurance – single employee coverage less than $90/month
  • Dental insurance less than $17/month
  • 401(k) with a 100% vested employer match
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) starts at 16 days per year, plus paid and floating holidays
  • Additional Benefits available including disability insurance and more!
  • Tuition reimbursement and Rise sponsored trainings (i.e., CPR, First Aide, and more) to help you be successful in your role
  • Employee resource groups (i.e., DEI, LGBTQ+, recognition and more).

Are you looking to work with a diverse team of professionals? Do you want to work in a fun environment while supporting others to live a life of possibilities? Then join Rise, Inc.!Rise values being a person-centered organization. This impacts how we carry out services for the people we support and our organizational culture. We encourage people’s unique individual differences and celebrate the ways our team members contribute to our community. We believe in a workplace informed by differing viewpoints and perspectives created from a diverse team and welcome people of all races, genders, ages, nationalities, religions, sexual orientations and backgrounds to apply. Our goal is that those we serve and our team members always feel valued and respected.*A cover letter is required to apply. In the letter, please tell us why you are a good fit for this position. Tell us your “story”PIfc594ea08996-8722-34541876

Expected salary

$18.54 per hour


Minneapolis, MN

Job date

Thu, 06 Jun 2024 07:43:39 GMT

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