Program Coordinator will oversee the Supported Employment program to assist individuals with disabilities in achieving and maintaining successful employment. The Program Coordinator will network with local employers to hire individuals with disabilities and/or develop training worksites. This individual will also interview prospective program participants and their families and develop an understanding of each participant's vocational strengths and limitations as well as their employment preferences from evaluation to job placement.
Supervisory and public relations skills needed.
Degree in Human Services or Business preferred.
Who is UCP of Northwest Missouri?
We believe life is about abilities not disabilities!
UCP of Northwest Missouri is part of the national network of UCP affiliate organizations, and began serving people with developmental disabilities in 1968. Today, UCP of Northwest Missouri works toward “life without limits for people with disabilities’ through a Children’s Program, an Adult Program, UCP Employment Partners and Advocacy Services.
Locally, UCP of Northwest Missouri serves more than 400 families with adults or children with disabilities each year. We help provide opportunities for children and adults with disabilities to learn and grow, along with opportunities for community involvement, life skills and job training. The clients who are served by UCP of Northwest Missouri have a range of abilities and diagnoses, including autism, Down syndrome, hearing and visual impairments, physical or communication delays and intellectual or speech delays.
Send Resume to: UCP, 3303 Frederick, St. Joseph, MO 64506
Apply online on our website: www.ucpnwmo.org