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Vocational Specialist

Company: Merakey
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Are you looking for an opportunity to advance your career while working with an extraordinary team? At Merakey, we put heart and soul into everything we do. We are seeking a Vocational Specialist to join our team at our program in New Orleans, LA.

Earn $16.10/hour + $4,050 mileage stipend.

Position Details

Provides ongoing supports, crisis intervention, job counseling. Conducts an ongoing process of vocational assessments of each consumer's strengths, capabilities, current adjustment, work skills, and particular needs by gathering data from the consumer, the treatment team, the case record, the family members, and employers. Links consumers with outside agencies, private vendors, businesses, and job sites. Negotiates job positions and advocates for consumers in those positions.


Merakey offers Medical, Dental, Vision insurance plans, competitive compensation plans, Work/Life balance, flexible schedules, cell phone discount plan, employee referral bonuses, tuition reimbursement and much more!

To fill out an on-line application:

Requisition number: 80424


Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health, and education non-profit provider with a fifty-year history. We offer a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country. Our belief that every individual has the right to achieve growth, dignity, and fulfillment guides all of our decisions. At Merakey, we care about each other and are committed to providing the very best care to those we serve. Merakey strictly follows a zero-tolerance policy for abuse.

Merakey is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer! We deeply value diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ethnic background, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or disability status. Moreover, we are committed to creating teams that reflect the diversity of the communities we serve and encourage applicants from underrepresented backgrounds to apply.

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university.
  • Two years' experience in human services, education, or other helping profession.
  • Some marketing experience preferred.
  • Experience and ability working in a team environment (IPS model).
  • Must have valid driver's license and vehicle.

Keywords: Merakey, New Orleans , Vocational Specialist, Other , New Orleans, Louisiana

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