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Viability, Inc.

60 Brookdale Street
Springfield, MA 01104
Website:viability.org

Company Description:
Mission
We believe individuals with disabilities and other societal disadvantages are an essential resource for our country’s future. Our mission is to help build a world in which individuals with disabilities and other disadvantages realize their full potential.

Vision
Viability will be a positive disruptive force in the marketplace leading the innovative designs of future service delivery for individuals with disabilities and other disadvantages to realize their full potential within their communities of choice.
Salary Range:Location:
To Commensurate With Experience HOLYOKE, MA
Job Type:Category:
Full TimeHuman Services
Education Level:Work Experience:
High School or Equivalent
Preference: Preferred
5+
Preference: Nice to have
Skills/Certifications/Licenses:
Fluent in Spanish - Preference: Required
Description:
VIABILITY is a community-based human services provider of employment services, job training, vocational rehabilitation, and skill building, with a focus on inclusion, access, and individual choice. Accredited by CARF and certified by Clubhouse International, VIABILITY leverages community and employer partnerships to create opportunities for the people we serve to live, learn, work, and thrive in their communities. We are mission driven, aiming always to empower, embrace differences and be BETTER TOGETHER in our approach to service more than 4,000 individuals throughout Massachusetts, and in areas of Connecticut, New York, Rhode Island, and Oklahoma.



Position: Employment & Training Specialist 2 - Fluency in Spanish required

Location: Holyoke, MA with travel to the Springfield area

Rate of Pay: $17.25 per hour

Hours: 40 hours per week

Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm



Summary: Play a key role in building relationships with corporate partners who are passionate about hiring people with disabilities in their industries. Work with employers to create and implement successful training programs to ensure successful, long term employment for the individuals who are hired. Assist members in learning the skills needed to gain and maintain successful employment.

Specific Responsibilities:

Build and maintain positive working relationship with corporate partners who are invested in hiring individuals with disabilities.
Create and implement training programs to ensure successful employment for the individuals who gain employment
Oversee the employment site and maintain quality of services delivered by Viability employees.
Actively recruit participants to enroll in the training program and maintain good communication with funding sources.
Completes record keeping for member payroll.
Works as an active liaison between different Viability programs to ensure optimal access for members and staff across the agency.
Provide access to an array of employment, job training and educational opportunities.


Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree with one year relevant personal or professional experience OR Associate’s plus three years of related experience OR High School diploma, GED or HiSet required with five years’ experience. Fluency in Spanish required.



Requirements: Ability to use computers to include Microsoft Word, data entry, email, and internet essential. Must have a valid driver's license, good driving record, use of vehicle and willingness to transport participants in personal vehicle. Must be able to travel within the region to access residential settings, employers, offices and community organizations.



EXCELLENT BENEFITS including Competitive Pay, Excellent Insurance, Employer Matching Retirement + Work/Life Balance



Competitive Pay with Promotional Opportunities
Strong focus on work/life balance
Generous Paid Time Off & Sick Time
Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance
403(b) Retirement plan with employer match of 100% (up to 4% of employee contribution)
Company-paid disability insurance, life insurance, and AD&D insurance
Tuition Scholarship Program
Professional and personal growth opportunities
Employee Assistance Program for employees and loved ones




To apply, please see the Careers section of our website at www.viability.org



Who We Are

Our team of 480 dedicated employees share the desire to do meaningful work and make a difference in the lives of individuals with disabilities in Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, Rhode Island, and Oklahoma.



Our Mission

We believe individuals with disabilities and other societal disadvantages are an essential resource for our country’s future. Our mission is to help build a world in which individuals with disabilities and other disadvantages realize their full potential.



Our Vision

Viability will be a positive disruptive force in the marketplace leading the innovative designs of future service delivery for individuals with disabilities and other disadvantages to realize their full potential within their communities of choice.



Viability is an equal opportunity workplace and Employer of Choice. We believe our strength lies in embracing our differences through a respectful, inclusive, collaborative environment. Viability provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in all aspects of the employment process.



Viability is an equal opportunity workplace and Employer of Choice. We believe our strength lies in embracing our differences through a respectful, inclusive, collaborative environment. Viability provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in all aspects of the employment process.
Requirements:
Spanish Required

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