We are looking for our next Student Support Specialist in the Plaistow, NH area. Work Opportunities Unlimited is a community-based Human Services organization working with individuals that experience barriers to employment. We work with adults and youth focusing on vocational based activities such as: resume and application writing, interview skills training, job readiness, business development and job coaching. The company has grown from one person to a workforce of hundreds that serves thousands of adults and students annually. We believe all people can work and create new opportunities for success in the workplace, every single day.
Details for this position:
This position would be supporting students in the Plaistow area. This is a part-time job, 20 hours/week working between the hours of 8:30-2:30 with school holidays, vacation breaks and summers off!
HOW WE WORK
Our Student Career Coach/Career Resource Specialist is the face of the organization; acting as a career consultant to the individuals that we serve and the business community. There are a couple different components to this role:
- Direct Support — Providing direct support to students with disabilities to develop career goals, prepare for their job search, secure their job, coach the individuals as they learn the tasks and responsibilities of their positions, and facilitate communication between the individual and his/her employer.
- School Services — Working with students, often with disabilities, in local school districts to provide career exploration, job coaching, and direct support.
- Business Developer — Contacting employers in the community to identify job leads, and assist students in securing employment.
PERKS & BENEFITS:
When you join the Work Opportunities team, you are joining a company whose mission is as strong as its people. You will get the chance to invest your ideas and passion into something that truly matters; all while growing personally and professionally.
We also offer a comprehensive benefits package to full-time staff members including health and dental coverage, 401k plans, PTO, holiday pay and educational assistance. Other perks include bonuses for placing clients into jobs, a varied scheduling outside of the office and in-depth training opportunities.