Orange Grove Center needs talented individuals who share our dedication to the people we serve and support. We are looking for a dedicated professional to serve as a Job Developer, who will work daily to help individuals with disabilities increase independence, personal growth, and opportunities in their communities.
Your work will include making contact with community businesses to secure employment opportunities for individuals that meet their interests and qualifications. You’ll work support individuals with disabilities in a variety of community-based work settings, supporting the person towards independence in the work tasks and work environment, including the development of natural supports, and assisting the person receiving services in identifying and communicating his or her requests and needs for services and supports. You will instruct and supervise Job Coaches as needed and assist in developing positive relationships and provide a source of awareness to employers and coworkers on the productive and positive qualities of people with disabilities.
You will need to have an associate’s or bachelor’s degree and experience in working with individuals with disabilities, as well as reliable transportation, a current driver’s license with F endorsement, and valid vehicle insurance coverage. You will be supported in your professional development attending training and conferences, both locally and regionally.
If you are a positive and personable individual looking for a satisfying and fun opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, join the Orange Grove Team!