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Vocational Specialist I (Los Angeles)

Vocational Specialist I


Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles

Job ID 2024-8575



As a Vocational Specialist, you will be part of a team bringing equity to the employment process for people with disabilities. Your influence throughout the community will help create opportunities for businesses and individuals to succeed. You will go home at night knowing that you have made the world better.


This is a great opportunity to be part of a supportive, collaborative team as well as work independently in the field.


Starting Rate: $24.52/Hour



How you make a difference
As a Vocational Specialist, you are the ultimate connector. With the support of management, you work through the discovery process to better understand ideal conditions that will set your job seeker up for success and capitalize on their talents. As a team member, you will develop customized job search strategies with detailed timelines and create buy-in and confidence with your job seeker to move through the process methodically. You are excited when the offer comes and support them throughout the onboarding process to ensure their success.


Simultaneously, you seek out opportunities in the community to bring people together and build mutually beneficial relationships. Your curiosity and strong business acumen put small business leaders at ease as you inquire to understand better their business needs and the challenges they face, generating opportunities for your job seekers.


You are a community advocate for individual job seekers, our services, and growing our reach to as many
people as possible. You dream big and see a world where everyone sees the abilities of your job seekers.


You are good at this job because you…

● Treat the word "no" like a bump in the road; you feel it - but quickly forget it was there
● Have an entrepreneurial spirit and can speak to business needs
● Read subtle cues, and know how to respond to guide the conversation
● Make keen observations and easily connect with others in a meaningful way
● Are a skilled negotiator
● See the possibilities for others, sometimes before they do

● Are a great communicator and quickly build relationships


What you get in return

If you’re looking to positively impact and create change you will be rewarded with a competitive rate and the following benefits:

● Low-cost employee healthcare options, including - Medical, Dental & Vision
● 401K with Company Match up to 3.5%
● Paid Time Off
● Tuition Reimbursement
● ACRE (Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators) Certification through on-the-job training



What you bring with you
• Your life experience will ensure your success; Typically requires 1-2 years experience in business sector
or vocational rehabilitation; or equivalent combination of training, education and experience to perform
the job successfully
● Reliable transportation with insurance and vehicle registration and the ability to travel in Southern
● Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office Applications
● A driving record in compliance with Transportation Safety Standards
● The ability to pass post-offer medical examination and test for tuberculosis
● Ability to obtain fingerprint clearance and other program requirements per our client
● Ability to pass all drug testing required by ESSC