Employment Advisor - Are you someone who believes in the power of employment and has a desire to help others grow?
We are looking for a self-motivated, difference maker to be the trusted guide helping adults with disabilities experience the power of employment. If you are looking for professional growth at Skils'kin, this is a great opportunity!
As Employment Advisor, you have an opportunity to make an enormous impact in the lives of those we serve. We are a non-profit that is all about employment. We serve adults and youth with disabilities through direct and community-based employment. One Unique role with this position is an opportunity to teach high school students with a disability to develop work readiness skills and self-advocacy skills in the classroom.
The person we need is a patient, detail-oriented problem-solver who enjoys the challenge of supporting adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities to find the right job, and the challenge of coaching employers to discover the right employee. You will have the freedom to design your weekly work schedule to ensure you are able to work towards client success. You will be responsible for uncovering and overcoming obstacles that our clients face that stop them from successfully integrating into the workforce and improving their lives.
Our environment is periodically challenging, but you are the right person if you can rise to the occasional difficult situation. Once you learn our processes and systems, you will have the freedom to implement your own work plan. Each month, you will see the results of your hard work through your solid record keeping and our reporting.
The work schedule is primarily weekdays during regular business hours, but may include an occasional evening or weekend, depending on client needs and placement. Some of the individuals we serve are placed in retail or other environments with varied shifts.
Skils'kin was founded in 1970 by a group of concerned parents and for over 50 years, we have believed in the power of employment for adults with disabilities, not only in their own lives but in the community as well.
Our mission is: Empower people. Enhance opportunities. Enrich communities.
Our values are accountability, diversity, relationships, innovation, and integrity. They are more than just words on a wall, but how we make decisions.
You know Skils'kin will be the right place for you if you excel at working independently and are looking to help people with disabilities become more independent. You don't have to have experience! We can train you on the How, we just need your Why.
If this sounds like an opportunity you can be passionate about, we invite you to apply by submitting an application and resume!
Highlights: Flexible Schedule with some Remote Work from home; Outcome Driven; a Vision Worth Partnering With.
Working Hours: Full-time
Work Location: Greater Spokane community, and remotely from home with support from management and staff in our corporate office.
Pay: $23.76 per Hour + vehicle allowance
Benefits: Healthcare, paid time off, 401(k), professional & personal development reimbursement program
Business Development background or a strong desire to grow in this area.
Skilled in the use of a laptop, iPad, Microsoft Office Products.
Ability to use specialized technology and software as directed.
High school diploma or GED required; AA and/or Bachelor's degree preferred.
Experience working with individuals with disabilities or disadvantaged populations is a plus.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Strong organizational and time management skills are a must.
Must pass a pre-employment background check.
Must have a valid driver's license, and have a safe driving record.
Must be able to provide reliable, personal transportation.
Must have empathy for individuals with disabilities or disadvantages.
If hired, you will be required to sign an employment agreement.
Ability to obtain First Aid/CPR certification.
Ability to satisfactorily complete DDA and DVR training
Please note we follow WA State and Federal guidelines for mask wearing, vaccine compliance, and social distancing to protect our employees and those we serve.
Compensation & Benefits:
This is a full-time hourly/non-exempt position with pay issued every two weeks. Work hours may vary depending on client work assignments and schedule needs.
Employees earn paid time off (vacation, sick leave, and paid holidays).
Benefits package includes options for medical, dental, vision, life & disability insurance, vision, accident, hospital, critical illness insurance, and 401(k) retirement savings plan.
Company phone, laptop and iPad.
Vehicle allowance paid bi-weekly.
This organization participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is a service that verifies authorization to work in the U.S. through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the U.S. Department of Social Security (SSA). For further information on E-Verify contact DHS at 1-888-464-4210.
Skils'kin is an equal opportunity employer. Skils'kin abides by the contractor and subcontractor requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on status.
Skils'kin takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Skils'kin is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to people with disabilities who need assistance with our application process.
To request an accommodation in any step of our process, please contact Human Resources at (509) 326-6760, ext 2300.