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PT Vocational Counselor
Outreach Development Corporation
As one of the leading providers in behavioral health services, Outreach offers an exciting, high-energy, rewarding work environment. Outreach is seeking a qualified Part Time Vocational Counselor to work in our Outreach Outpatient Services located at 117-11 Myrtle Avenue, Richmond Hill, NY 11418. As one of the leading providers in behavioral health services, Outreach offers an exciting, high-energy, rewarding work environment. If you are passionate about empowering communities & enjoy working in high paced environments; then this might be a great match for you!
The Part Time Vocational Counselor is responsible for the delivery of all vocational/educational, supportive and enhanced services. These services include but are not limited to computer skills training and oversight of vocational assessment/counseling, case management, and coordination of on-site VESID services, educational testing and referral for collateral services.
Outreach Fun Fact: Outreach was named one of The Best Companies to Work for in New York State in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2017!
Schedule Options Are:
There are 9-14 hours available each week and there is some flexibility in the hours and days.
Option 1: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 6 PM - 9 PM; Saturday 9 AM - 2 PM
Option 2: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 5 PM - 8 PM; Saturday 10 AM - 3 PM
•Insure ongoing vocational assessments are completed and accurate for all clients in outpatient program.
•Complete TABE testing for clients enrolled in program.
•Ensure compliance with regard to tracking, reporting and outcome objectives, including ongoing internal review of service delivery.
•Assist Vocational Counselor with training and support to staff at Richmond Hill.
•Represent the program at agency and county levels as directed by the Site Director.
•Implement vocational services and promote utilization of staff that serves to enhance program utilization, service delivery and workforce development for clients.
•Ensure ongoing communication and engage in problem solving activities with Richmond Hill Outpatient Site Director and Vocational Coordinator.
•Initiate specialized projects, e.g., outreach, site visits, to promote access and utilization of vocational services.
•Participate in program and staff meetings, where appropriate.
•Intake assessment of new admissions and vocational/educational case management services for clients.
•Provide crisis intervention and group work services and back up coverage as needed
•Masters Degree in Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling or related field with voc/rehab experience
•Bachelor's degree with related experience
•Experience conducting comprehensive vocational assessments and TABE testing
•Experience working in a substance abuse treatment setting preferred
•Will consider CRC eligible with relevant experience
•Supportive work environment
•Access to onsite professional development through Outreach Training Institute
•Paid prorated holidays with the option of conversion to sick time
•Participation in wellness initiatives
fax: 718 849 1093
Please visit the Career Page our website: www.opiny.org to apply on line
Posted on 12/20/17; CVMHA ID #11688