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Easterseals Southern California Customized Employment Specialist in Los Angeles, California

As a Customized Employment Specialist in Southern California, you will bring equity to the interview 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.

Starting Rate: $29/Hour

How you make a difference

As a Customized Employment Specialist, you are the ultimate connector. 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. You 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 the program, 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…

  • Are a great communicator and quickly build relationships

  • Have an entrepreneurial spirit and understand what it takes to run a business

  • Are intrigued by local businesses and are excited to help them be successful

  • Read subtle cues, and know how to respond to guide the conversation

  • Enjoy juggling multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment

  • Bring awareness to the needs of others and appreciate the diversity of the human experience

  • Treat the word "no" like a bump in the road; you feel it - but quickly forget it was there

What you get in return

If you’re looking to impact and create change positively, you will be rewarded with an excellent rate of $29 per hour 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; a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience of 3-5 years in project management, career coaching is a bonus

  • Reliable transportation with insurance and vehicle registration and the ability to travel in Southern California

  • Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office Applications

ID: 2023-6417

External Company Name: Easterseals Southern California