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Incarcerated Veterans Transition Program (IVTP) Specialist in Frederick, Maryland For Sale

Type: Misc, For Sale - Private.

Nature of Work
This is a direct service position offered by Way Station, Inc. requiring general knowledge of disability and specific knowledge and skill in rehabilitation of individuals who have experienced incarceration. The position requires understanding of Employment Services for PWD systems and the state of Maryland. Primary responsibilities include job development, job coaching, and advocacy for individuals interested in integrated employment. This is a salaried position. The IVTP Specialist is expected, through training and experience, to exercise independent judgment with supervision of the Director of Veterans Programs. Daily coordination is required with the POC at WSI or DSI respectively.
Position Requirements: Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Interest and ability in working with external agencies, such as community businesses and other vocational service organizations.
Knowledge of effective employment interventions and their application to recently incarcerated Veterans.
Willingness to examine one's own behavior, feelings, and attitudes to facilitate a productive relationship with clients, staff, business people, providers, administrators, and officials from others organizational and government agencies.
Ability to conduct group meetings with clients, staff, and employers.
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Ability to perform individual assessment, planning and implementation in both structured and unstructured settings.
Ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary team.
Skill in time management and organization of job activities.
Skills in word processing and ability to learn computer skills.
Position Requirements: Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree in related field preferred but an Associates Degree in a related field with at least two years of experience in an employment program is also acceptable.
Two years positively referenced relevant work experience.
Valid driver's license and safe driving record.
Conditions of Employment
Employee must be able to perform the duties of the job description as verified by a physician's statement and the employee's health statement. The employee must also provide a record of being noninfectious for TB current within one year.
Duties for Lead Employment Specialist:
Perform In-Reach and Pre-Assessment within jails and prisons
Assess client eligibility, as well as complete intake and enrollment processes.
Make follow-up telephone calls to verify employment retention every 30 days (up to 270 days).
Maintain employment contact information for each veteran who has been placed (logbook).
Ensure proper documentation is filled out entirely and placed in each case file.
Ensure IDP and case notes are complete and detailed.
For those veterans who have received training, ensure that all training documents are in the case file. Including all receipts pertaining to cost of training.
Ensure that at least 80% of all enrolled veterans received some type of training, be it paid or unpaid.
Provide on-site and off-site job coaching services.
Provide Employee Development services.
Assist establishment and maintenance of relationships with external service and employment agencies.
Maintain current, accurate, and complete documentation related to delivery of employment services.
Initiate communication with supervisor regarding concerns, ideas, input, suggestions, or problems.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Veteran Employment Director.

State: Maryland  City: Frederick  Category: Misc
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