Posting: Employment Specialist

November 12, 2019


Establish relationships and inform low-income individuals on state benefits of VOAMI programs

Be knowledgeable of places where low-income individuals (particularly those utilizing TANF) can be reached in Wayne County

Develop educational opportunities with institutions in the community that are suitable to the needs and desires of the consumers

Clinical Techniques

Coordinate case management with all Health Profession Employment Specialists

Coordinate with program partners for case management to determine consumer eligibility and disposition

Employment Assistance

Develop and maintain community partnerships through regular interaction

Participate in the development of each consumer’s Individual Employment Plan, which will detail member's employment readiness goals and an action plan for achieving those goals

Conduct individual assessments and job readiness and identify employment-related deficits

Maintain consumer databases using PAGES and any other stakeholder required tools

Additional Responsibilities

Plan, implement


Bachelors Degree in social work, public health, public administration, human services, business administration or related field with three year’s full time work experience assisting individuals overcoming barriers (Master’s degree preferred)  

Experience and continued desire to work with formally incarcerated, military veterans, single mothers and other special populations

Availability to work a non-traditional schedule that may include some evenings and weekends.

Must maintain a valid Michigan Drivers License, driving record that meets insurability requirements and have own transportation

Please submit resumes to EOE/M/F/VET/DISABLED.

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