Employment Training Specialist

YAI/NIPD Network Brooklyn, NY

YAI/National Institute for People with Disabilities is an award-winning, nationally acclaimed network of not-for-profit health and human services agencies dedicated to building brighter futures for people with developmental disabilities of all ages and their families. We serve individuals, families, and communities in the NYC metropolitan area, Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Rockland, Orange, and Sullivan Counties within New York State. The most recent additions to our network include services to New Jersey and Puerto Rico. Our full range of services include early intervention, pre-school, family supports, day treatment and day habilitation programs, employment training and placement, clinical and residential services, as well as recreation and camping services. Job Description:

The YAI Network is currently seeking an Employment Training Specialist (Job Coach) to work within the Employment Initiatives department.

Responsibilities: * Work with ID/DD adults in corporate and other settings teaching vocational skills

* Provide direct supervision at the job site and vocational skills training

* Act as a liaison with other agencies Requirements:

* BA/BS required

* Prior experience working with individuals with disabilities

* Teaching skills and willingness to work with ID/DD population within occupational setting

* Strong written, verbal and computer skills

* Ability to work independently

Hours: * Full-time, Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm; some evenings and weekends required For more information about the YAI Network, please visit www.yai.org/careers EOE

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