Ability 360
  • 04-Jun-2021 to Until Filled (MST)
  • Phoenix, AZ, USA
  • Full Time

Health, Dental, Vision, 403 (b) Retirement plan with employer match.


Reports To: Vice President of Advocacy

Position Summary: Established in 1981, Ability360 is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization providing independent living services for persons with disabilities. Ability360 provides a variety of services to ensure that students with disabilities make a successful transition to adulthood. These services help students with disabilities train for employment, continue their education, or secure employment upon transition out of high school.

Program Service: Ability360 delivers high-quality Pre-Employment Transition Services (Pre-ETS) that include services, activities, and guidance in the following categories: Self-Advocacy, Workplace Readiness Training (Independent Living Skills), Counseling on Post-Secondary Education, Job Exploration, and Work-Based Learning. Our team provides guidance, support, and career development opportunities to students with disabilities ages 14-22. Individuals must be driven by a desire to improve outcomes for youth and young adults by working with youth one-on-one and in group settings providing instruction and support for participants to reach educational, employment, and independent living goals.

Required Education and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in education, human services or related field.
  • Experience working with youth with disabilities in a consumer-driven environment.
  • Outstanding communication and writing skills
  • Strong decision making and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to take initiative and work with minimal supervision.
  • Experience developing and implementing programs.
  • Ability to effectively establish and maintain professional relationships with consumers, staff, and community partners.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel
  • Pass Criminal Background Check
  • Clean driving record
  • Bi-lingual highly recommended

Essential Responsibilities / Accountabilities:

  • Small and large group facilitation both in-person and virtual environments.
  • Complete in-person and virtual intakes for all consumers.
  • Work directly with youth to develop independent living goals and actions steps to accomplish those goals.
  • Maintain accurate and current consumer service records.
  • Conduct outreach and coordinate community engagement activities.
  • Develop partner relationships with other organizational programs.
  • Assist in the marketing of the program, including meeting with community partners and school administrators.
  • Maintain cooperative working relationships with internal and external partners
  • Other duties as assigned

Work Environment:

Position may require local travel by car, and work in and outside the office.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

This is a full-time position. Work schedule requires some flexibility and will include some evening and weekend work.

Salary:

A competitive salary commensurate with experience with a complete benefits package including health, dental, vision, 403 (b) retirement plan with employer match.

Ability360's Affirmative Action Policy:

Ability360 abides by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60- 741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, disability, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that Ability360 take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

Further, Ability360 will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of any protected status under federal and Arizona law, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, the Age Discrimination and Employment Act, State Executive Order No. 75-5, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

When applying for a job and being considered for employment, applicants are given a form prescribed by the US Department of Labor Office for Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) asking him or her to voluntarily disclose whether he or she has a disability. Applicants may complete this form understanding that the information on it is kept separate from their application materials or any subsequent personnel file. The information is for statistical purposes only as required by Federal law. An applicant who completes the form is not guaranteed a job or any special preference for a job.

Reasonable Accommodation:

Any employee, whether full or part-time, who requests a workplace modification or an alteration in policies, practices or procedures for purposes of providing an accommodation based on disability and performing the essential functions of the job is accommodated pursuant to Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Ability360 is Fragrance Free!

Please do not wear scented products at Ability360 while at work, meetings, and/or events.


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