Easter Seals-Goodwill NRM Transition Coordinator – Peer Connections, Customized Employment. in United States

Transition Coordinator – Peer Connections, Customized Employment.

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Job Description

Come and join our team where "Together we create opportunities that change lives."

Position Summary:

Completes all necessary procedures and documents to successfully implement the Peer Connections Program. Works with partnering schools, host agencies, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors and other funding sources to ensure successful outcomes for all students in the program. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Involves the family in all aspects of the program.

  • Provides specific educational materials to families including assisting families in identifying and utilizing natural supports.

  • Recruit volunteer sites. Build strong and continuing relationships with volunteer sites and adheres to all the volunteer agency’s volunteer requirements.

  • Builds strong and continuing relationships with sources for peer partners e.g schools, universities, youth organizations.

  • Builds strong and continuing relationships with each of the funding sources.

  • Conduct outreach activities to community groups to develop referral sources and develop new contacts.

  • Ensures that clear, objective documentation is collected on the student’s progress towards meeting their goals weekly.

  • Completes student assessment procedure, when required, and submits documentation in a timely manner.

  • Completes monthly narrative by the first week of the month.

  • Attends state meetings to update knowledge when required.

  • Attends in-house training and webinars when required.

  • Works as a liaison between the school, parents and funding sources

  • Displays an active approach to teaming by involving all members of the Utah Peer Connections team to discuss issues that may arise involving students, peers or processes.

Required Skills

  • Proven oral, written, organizational, and record keeping skills.

  • Computer skills in Microsoft Office and Excel.

  • Ability to analyze and interpret information.

  • Knowledge of local community resources.

  • Willingness to travel.

  • Ability to move independently or with reasonable accommodation within the facility and community.

  • Applicant must be physically and mentally able to perform all requirements of the job.

  • Applicant must pass a background and DMV check

Required Experience

  • 0-2 years experience in working with children and young adults on the Autism spectrum

  • Associate's degree

  • Certificate in Job Development required within one year of start date

Easter Seals-Goodwill is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from the disabled, minorities, women, and veterans of the U.S. armed services. ESGW will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.

Job Location

St. George, Utah, United States

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