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Job Developer-Project SEARCH/Employment Specialist (Part-Time)

Jewish Community Center
Cherry Hill, NJ
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Part-Time
Job Description

Job Title: Job Developer-Project SEARCH/Employment Specialist (Part-Time)

Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Southern New Jersey is seeking a part-time Job Developer to support student interns/graduates in seeking, obtaining, and maintaining employment for its Project SEARCH program. Project SEARCH is a high school transition-to-work program that prepares young people with disabilities, for competitive, integrated employment. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Participating in meetings to become familiar with the interns’ strengths, interests, challenges, and employment goals
  • In conjunction with Project SEARCH on-site staff, guide intern/graduate with work readiness skills
  • Explore businesses and jobs in the community to create job development opportunities
  • Perform initial job coaching responsibilities at the designated worksite
  • Willingness to travel to various parts of Southern New Jersey (Mileage reimbursed)
  • Maintain ongoing communication with employer, client, and family to monitor client’s employment performance and progress
  • Maintain accurate and timely case files and documentation as required by Project SEARCH and mandated by the NJ Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services and Division of Developmental Disabilities

Qualifications Include: Must be able to work collaboratively as a member of the Project SEARCH team, be highly organized, flexible, good problem solver, and a good communicator. Job Development or business prospecting highly desired. Previous experience working with special needs adults strongly preferred. Bachelor’s Degree required

Jewish Community Center


Cherry Hill, NJ
08003 USA



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