RAMP-Center for Independent Living (CIL), is a non-residential center, that empowers people with disabilities to live independent lifestyles. The majority of our staff and board have disabilities. We pride ourselves on being an inclusive and innovative leader that values people. We are an active EEO employer. We appreciate and include diversity. RAMP employees are valued members of a highly inclusive, autonomous, and collaborative team, working in a Results-Only Work Environment (ROWE) where accountability is incorporated. We focus on results and individually mold our work around our lives. This perspective ties in directly with the Independent Living Philosophy we use to empower our consumers. Our culture is designed for growth; from our consumers to our staff, we exist to make peoples’ lives better. We believe in promoting employees from within, our team has many opportunities to grow both laterally and vertically.

About Ticket to Work: Social Security’s Ticket to Work Program supports career development for Social Security disability beneficiaries ages 18 through 64 who want to work. The Ticket Program is free and voluntary. The Ticket Program helps people with disabilities progress toward financial independence.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree in a field related to the position or equivalent experience that would substitute for formal education.
Working knowledge of, and experience with, the social and professional impact of disability on a family and a community.
Working knowledge of community resources for coordinating skills training, educational opportunities, accommodations of disabilities, and other resources needed for participants to be work-ready.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to advocate effectively and assertively with participants with disabilities and the community without controlling or inserting your own choices.
Ability to advise, encourage, inform, empathize and gain the trust of participants and their families.
Ability to demonstrate creativity, initiative, strong and responsible decision-making ability
Mentoring and advocacy techniques to help participants gain employment.
Ability to maintain professional boundaries with consumers and families.
Ability to organize time for maximum use of work hours.
Ability to ensure adequate recording and reporting of case management information.
Able to travel to meetings with participants and community entities.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software applications and ability to use them efficiently with work responsibilities.
Ability to use the Internet for research and e-mail.
Ability to use virtual meeting platforms such as Zoom and Microsoft Teams.
Personal experience with disability preferred.
Must be able to pass background check and obtain favorable suitability decisions.

PERFORMANCE INDICATORS:

Conduct job readiness and other vocational assessments.
Assist consumers with resume development, acquiring interview skills
Maintain working/functional knowledge of benefit programs, including but not limited to SSI, SSDI, Medicaid, and Medicare
Make referrals to benefit planner when appropriate
Ensure job placement goals for organizations are met annually
Consistently monitor all job placements to ensure maximum consumer job satisfaction, successfully maintaining the position and upward mobility
Build relationships with local employers to help them fill employment needs and assist consumers in more easily finding employment
Ensure job placement goals for organizations are met annually
When appropriate, refer consumers to other community agencies or service providers

RAMP provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This statement applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

To apply for this job please visit rampcil.applytojob.com.

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