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Vocational Training Specialist

Vocational Training Specialist

Education and Training Human Services

As a federal contractor, Peckham requires all employees to be fully vaccinated from the COVID-19 virus. Proof of vaccination is required on/before the start of employment. Upon request, Medical or Religious accommodations will be considered for employment.


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Peckham Inc. - Vocational Training Specialist
 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Vocational Training Specialist (VTS) provides intensive vocational services, case management, and human resources support to individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment working in a fast-paced production environment. The VTS also provides vocational counseling and coaching to clients in their programming to recommend workplace accommodations and strategies that promote successful outcomes. This position also includes an additional training component including classroom delivery related to employment skills training. The training topics include but are not limited to; employment preparedness, basic computer skills, soft skills, and other relevant training.  For the classroom responsibilities the VTS provides facilitation of small group activities and 1:1 activity following assigned curriculum. The VTS may assist in developing training materials and assessments for classroom delivery or recommending changes in assigned courses. The primary work area for this position is on the production floor.


MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Provide intensive support and counseling to newly onboarded individuals with disabilities during their first 30 days and make recommendations for needed interventions to promote vocational success
  • Provide person-centered vocational support, counseling, and case management services to a small full-time caseload of individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment in the Transitional Employment Services (TES) Program
  • Work to identify strategies and workplace accommodations for program participants to assist them in maximizing their vocational success
  • Process TES intake documents and maintain electronic case files for program participants
  • Conduct orientation sessions for new Transitional Employment Services participants


OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conducts training and educational activities for professional/vocational development; such activities could include preparing class materials, administering assessments, and other administrative duties associated with delivering classes.
  • Will be expected to provide written or verbal feedback directly to participants, supervisors and newly assigned VSS. 
  • Shows flexibility in training delivery style and method to meet the needs of the class. 
  • Maintains, revises, and enhances training programs as directed and may assist in training materials development.
  • Write individualized program plans, progress notes, and vocational evaluation reports for program participants
  • Provide human resources support to program participants, including benefit orientation, annual evaluations, FMLA management, and progressive discipline as needed
  • Provide and/or coordinate translation services for program participants as needed.
  • Work with production staff in training program participants, implementing assistive technology and adhering to medical restrictions as needed
  • Maintain appropriate knowledge of the lines of business connected to the TES caseload.
  • Contribute to improve internal auditing systems (regulatory, CARF, other reporting).
  • Collaborate with community agencies and provide information about community resources to enhance support services for program participants
  • Work with an interdepartmental team to monitor participants’ progress and enhance the quality of services provided
  • Provide individual counseling and crisis intervention for participants as needed
  • Promote Peckham’s vision, value, culture, and commitment to excellent customer services to all team members, staff, customers and stakeholders.
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment.
  • Other related duties as assigned.


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years of related experience Or 4+ years of experience
  • Pass and maintain a successful background check
  • Understanding of public policy and applicable laws


As a federal contractor, Peckham requires all employees to be fully vaccinated from the COVID-19 virus. Proof of vaccination is required on/before the start of employment. Upon request, Medical or Religious accommodations will be considered for employment.  


PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands of this position may be reasonably accommodated for individuals with disabilities on a case-by-case basis.


PECKHAM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

As a federal contractor, Peckham requires all employees to be fully vaccinated from the COVID-19 virus. Proof of vaccination is required on/before the start of employment. Upon request, Medical or Religious accommodations will be considered for employment.


EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled.  Peckham provides equal opportunities and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, height, weight, marital status, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION FOR APPLYING NOTICE

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance or a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of your application please: 

  • Click HERE and you will be directed to the ILRU Directory to find an agency in your area that can assist you
  • Email us at careers@peckham.org
  • Call us at (517) 316-4000
  • Visit us at: 3510 Capital City BLVD, Lansing, MI 48906 (M-F 8am - 4pm)

Additional Info

Related Links : https://peckham.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/staff_external_career_site/job/Lansing-MI/Vocational-Training-Specialist_R0005845

Job Type : ""

Education Level : Bachelors Degree

Experience Level : Mid to Senior Level

Job Function : Administrative, Development

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