• Full Time
  • Rockford

Website RAMP

Employment Specialist

What we are looking for in this position:

We are looking for someone who is an avid advocate for youth with disabilities and is passionate about preparing these youth for success in competitive integrated employment. Ideal candidates must possess confidence in their ability to be a positive role model and great teammate of the Project Search team at RAMP. Candidates must be skilled communicators, display the ability to prioritize tasks, and exhibit strength in organization and attention to detail. Additionally, we are seeking someone who has a strong desire to be adaptable and supportive of the interns in their charge. Candidates should be comfortable networking and collaborating with other departments at RAMP as well as external entities. The ability to work productively, and as a leader, within a multi-network team is a necessity in this role. We also seek candidates who have exhibited integrity, respect, trustworthiness, and excellent problem-solving skills.  If you feel you meet this description and are eager to learn, grow, and make a positive impact in this position we encourage you to apply!

This position will spend a lot of time conducting the following activities:

Carrying out the Project Search program by following an established curriculum and set of guidelines
Leading interns in their daily interactions at the hospital
Assisting the interns to acquire important job skills as well as teaching soft skills necessary to maintain successful employment
Working within the hospital to build relationships necessary for creating learning opportunities for interns
Organizing and planning
Collaborating/networking and conducting program specific outreach
Leading employment planning meetings
Learning the community resources through reading and researching
Keeping a “pulse” on what is happening in the Project Search community
Job Location: Mercy health Hospital/Rockford RAMP office



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