Currently Available positions
Title: Employment Coordinator
This staff person is reports to the Vocational Team Leader. The Employment Coordinator will be tasked with placing at-risk individuals with employment barriers into employment and following their progress for 90 days. The Employment Coordinator will assist their clients with resumes, cover letters, job applications, salary negotiation, and/or asking for reasonable accommodations, among other tasks. The Employment Coordinator may also assist with the creation of programming and step into the roles of job coaching or youth mentoring. Position may be part-time or full-time and is exempt from overtime.
Actual Job Responsibilities:
Placing individuals into appropriate employment opportunities
Providing professional guidance to at-risk individuals with employment barriers
Observe and evaluate progress of individuals through documentation/reporting
Advocate for at-risk individuals to receive accommodations as needed
Conducting meetings with local businesses to fill their hiring needs and the client’s employment needs
Assisting with the creation of programs
Maintain effective communication between worksites and MAP staff
Maintain positive community relationships on behalf of MAP
Other duties as assigned
A degree in the human services field is preferred; however, experience or active pursuit of a degree may be considered in lieu of a degree. Previous work with persons with a disability is a plus. Experience with multiple industries is a plus. Having strong verbal and written communication skills is a must. Individuals with creativity and the ability to think outside-of-the-box are highly considered. Must include a cover letter to be considered for the position.
Salary:$13/hr - Negotiable
Michigan Ability Partners is an equal opportunity employer
To apply: send resume and a cover letter outlining your interest in and qualifications for the position to email@example.com.
Title: Housing Supports Coordinator - Veterans Programs
Program: Veteran Services Team
General Job Description: The role of Veteran Services Housing Supports Coordinator involves several crucial components not limited to: program intake, case management, housing location support, resource referrals, transportation, relationship building with community partners, note taking, and discharge processes involving veteran participants living in property owned/operated by Michigan Ability Partners.
1-Complete intakes for incoming veterans.
2- Meet regularly with veterans to ensure compliance with individual service plans, program rules, and to provide case management supports.
3- Provide individual clinical services to veterans with the aim of creating a path to permanent housing.
4- Provide move-in assistance, housing search assistance and move-out assistance to veterans in transitional housing program.
5- Coordinate with Rapid re-housing programs and permanent supportive housing programs to ensure that long-term stable housing is achieved for participants.
6- Provide on-going resource referrals to veterans including those to increase entitlements or income.
7- Conduct room/house inspections, safety checks and emergency action drills.
8- Ensure compliance with all safety guidelines, emergency procedures, and safety equipment inspections per funder requirements.
9- Communicate regularly and effectively with VA liaison
10- Mediate interpersonal issues and barriers occurring between residents
11- Maintain records on client eligibility, VA requirements, housing paperwork, and statistical program information.
12-Advocate with appropriate area agencies to assure needs of veterans are being met and coordinate wrap around services.
13- Ensure all needed documents for veterans are obtained in a timely manner.
14-Conduct weekly house meetings at both housing locations.
15- Attend meetings of veteran services organizations to increase agency visibility and connect to possible community resources.
16-Strongly advocate for the needs of participants in the program.
17- In coordination with Michigan Ability Partners maintenance, assures that all repairs and maintenance requests are solved in a timely manner.
18-Ability to transport veterans to appointments in company/ personal vehicle.
19- Ability to participate in rotating 24/7 on-call emergency phone.
20- Perform other duties as assigned by Team Leader and CEO.
Skills: The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal, active listening, and communication skills. Additionally, candidate will work well independently in a fast-paced environment and adjust to a changing schedule.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in human/ social services field strongly preferred.
Knowledge regarding VA services and how to access them helpful. Knowledge of substance use, mental health, and biopsychosocial needs of individuals experiencing homelessness. Must uphold the values and principle standards of the NASW code of ethics. Must have a valid Michigan Driver’s License, reliable transportation, and be able to meet the physical demands of the position.