New England Business Associates
66 Industry Ave
SPRINGFIELD, MA 01104
Established in 1983 New England Business Associates (NEBA) is a nonprofit organization known nationally and internationally for its work in supported employment as well as supporting the integration needs and rights of people with disabilities and/or employment challenges. We are the recipient of many awards, including Best Practice from the national Association of People Supporting Employment First.
We are committed to enhancing the quality of life for individuals, and currently serve more than 600 people annually through employment, self-employment, skill-building, and community inclusion programs. Individuals served have a myriad of skills, abilities and interests and are between the ages of 15 and 68.
NEBA has contracts with the Department of Developmental Disabilities, the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission, the Bureau of Rehabilitation Services, the Department of Transitional Assistance, and local school systems for students transitioning from high school. NEBA is also a registered employment network through the Social Security Administration’s Ticket to Work program.
|Salary Range:||Location:||SPRINGFIELD, MA|
|Job Type:||Category:||Full Time||Human Services|
|Education Level:||Work Experience:|
|High School or Equivalent|
Preference: Nice to have
|New England Business Associates is a non-profit agency that assists individuals with barriers to obtain employment. We are currently accepting resumes for the position of Employment Consultant in our Springfield DTA division. This is a 40 hour per week position with full time benefit eligibility. Duties include assisting individuals with developing career plans, providing career workshops, searching for and obtaining employment opportunities for participants, and providing individualized initial job training and on-site support as needed. Ideal candidates will be outgoing, flexible, creative, have good oral and written communication skills, and have good negotiation skills.|
Knowledge / Skills
Possess interpersonal skills and professional appearance necessary to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, individuals served, management and customers.
Excellent oral and written skills; displays communication that is complimentary to teaching strategies with program participants.
Strong planning and organizational skills.
Ability to work independently with periodic guidance and direction.
Previous experience working with individuals with barriers.
Must have strong writing and computer skills.
Previous experience with job development and networking preferred.
Acceptable background checks & driving record required.
Must have a reliable vehicle and valid drivers' license.
New England Business Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer -minority/female/disability/veteran.
As a federal affirmative action employer in accordance with Executive Order 11246, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act as amended, New England Business Associates is required to report on our workforce by race, gender, and veteran status and to offer the opportunity for self-identification as to disabilities.
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