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The MENTOR Network Job Developer in Bend, Oregon

Job Developer Primary Location: United States-OR-ORBend Function: Program Services Coordination/Case Management Description

Due to the ongoing public health concerns regarding COVID-19, as your application progresses, you will be asked to participate in virtual interviews. We thank you for your flexibility and understanding as we focus on the safety and well-being of those we serve, our employees, and our candidates.

MENTOR Oregon is seeking a Job Developer to develop connections with employers and agencies and secure competitive, community-based jobs for adultswith intellectual and developmental disabilitiesreferred for vocational support services in Bend.

What we offer you:

  • Full compensation/benefits package for those working over 30 hours per week
  • 401(k) with company matching(after introductory period and eligibility requirements are met)
  • A rewarding work environment with an incredible team of co-workers
  • Paid training
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off, Holiday Pay, and Annual Bonus plans
  • Family-oriented environment, casual dress, employee events
  • Access to a national network of local human service providers across 36 states

Essential Job Functions:

  • Contacts community based employers, as an employment specialist, to secure paid employment and volunteer educational opportunities for referred individuals.
  • Researches and recommends community employment sites and activities, completes vocational assessments, conducts site evaluations, and provides follow-up as indicated.
  • Conducts career and vocational exploration by reaching out to employers and matching employer needs with individuals' goals.
  • Assists individuals receiving services in searching and interviewing for employment, and provides follow-up support to individual clients once placed in a job.
  • Provides work adjustment training to assist an employment client with improving work skills, work behaviors, interpersonal skills, and ethics needed to maintain employment.
  • Contributes to Individual Service Plans for individuals receiving services that currently have paid and/or volunteer jobs, as well as individuals with job development goals and objectives.
  • Completes required service documentation reviews, meets regularly with individuals and others to provide needed services and supports, and ensures appropriate communication with the planning team.
  • Attends all related meetings, professionally represents the program while in the community, and ensures individuals' rights.
  • Ensures safety by providing appropriate supervision to individuals at job sites.