• Programs Recruiter II

    Posted Date 7 days ago(11/7/2018 2:01 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings Remaining
    Job Location
    San Diego County
    Starting Wage
    USD $15.00/Hr.
    Job Status
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    POSITION SUMMARY: Working with the Department of Rehabilitation (DOR) and the San Diego Regional Centers (SDRC), and with guidance from the Supported Programs (SP) Manager, recruits participants for Supported Programs that leads to individuals with disabilities achieving Competitive Integrated Employment.



    Reasonable Accommodations Statement:
    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    Essential Functions Statement:

    1. Provides complete case management and administrative support to program job developers as determined by program managers. Includes pulling phone messages, participant prescreening, intake assistance, interests and career assessments, participant file set up and ongoing maintenance, database input, post placement follow up calls, notifying job developers of any post placement concerns, and appointment setting. Assists Job Developer in recruiting program participants.
    2. Helps Job Developer meet intake, placement, and retention goals (3 mos,6 mos, 9 mos, and 1 year or more) as set by the program manager.
    3. Helps Job Developer set up interviews. Ensures participants are referred to and utilize wrap around services to overcome any barriers to employment.
    4. Assists Job Developer as needed in providing job development to companies and organizations resulting in Employment Services participants obtaining long term competitive employment. Must meet intake, placement, and retention goals (3 mos, 6 mos, 9 mos, and 1 year or more) as set by the CP/BD Manager or SP Manager.
    5. Recruits participants into Supported Programs (group and individual services) for the organization by marketing services to SDRC case managers and participants, and DOR case managers. Fills vacancies in Supported Programs groups within 30 to 45 days from start of vacancy.
    6. Responsible for prescreening assessments, researches participants work history background, family supports, group homes, and other agency support to determine if participant is appropriate for entry into Supported Programs.
    7. Attends all DOR intake sessions and ensures pre-employment and individual forms are properly prepared. Responsible for securing billing authorizations for intake and the first job coaching authorization for individuals being placed into groups and individual placement. Secures authorization for day programs when applicable.
    8. Ensures any problems, concerns, or challenges occurring with participants, coworkers, care providers, families, and funding sources are resolved appropriately and in a timely manner prior to participants being placed into Supported Programs.
    9. Assesses candidates aptitudes by conducting a series of evaluation exercises and rendering evaluative conclusions. Uses conclusions for job matching purposes.
    10. Conducts initial work measurements with incoming participants and ensures all relevant incoming participant information is entered into the client tracking database, the sharedrive (where applicable), and the physical client file in accordance with funder and CARF standards. When applicable, completes all preliminary new hire documentation for GISD HR (PAF, employment application, criminal background, arbitration agreements, email agreement for ADP access, etc). Coordinates new hire orientation and on boarding attendance with HR, ensuring proper support for both requirements.
    11. Becomes familiar with the needs and limitations of assigned participants to assure appropriate accommodations and effective participant supervision. Communicates with referring agencies, care providers, parents, counselors, etc regarding any issues that may affect a participant’s employment. Completes MPRs on a monthly basis.
    12. Responsible for placement of individuals into competitive employment jobs in the community as needed. Attends transition fairs, resource events, and Community Partnership meetings.
    13. Performs other duties as required (includes occasional job coaching).




    Education: GED or High School education or Certification/License in related field required. AA, BA or BS degree preferred.


    Experience: One to two years of related experience preferred. Must complete Goodwill's S.M.A.R.T. goal training within 90 days of hire.

    Computer Skills: MS Office Suite. Strong E-mail communication skills. Strong file management and case management skills. Must have ability to learn client tracking software, ETO database.


    Certificates & Licenses: Must be able to pass all required criminal background checks and become First Aid & CPR certified. Must have a valid CA driver’s license, current insurance, and be able to pass Goodwill’s insurance company requirements for driving on company time. Drivers with own vehicles required.


    Other Requirements: Works under the supervision of and receives work direction from Job Developers. Must understand and be able to work with collaborating agencies and funders.


    Amount of Travel: 50% - 65%


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