Job Developer - SEMP
Goodwill Industries of Greater NY and Northern NJ, Inc. - Astoria, NY

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Goodwill Industries’ Supported Employment (SEMP) program is a program designed to support and raise the level of employment to individuals with disabilities, including people with mental illness, developmental & learning disabilities, physical disabilities, including: deaf and hard of hearing, blind and visual impairments. The program provides group and individual employment counseling, job development, job placement, intensive job coaching and long term supports

We are very excited to announce that Goodwill’s SEMP program is currently seeking a passionate and energetic Job Developer to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for developing and securing employment opportunities for participants in intensive Supported Employment programs.

The qualified candidate will have a High School Diploma or GED. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school is preferred. The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated and energetic self starter. They will have over three years of Job Developer or Sales related experience. The Job Developer should have an active Job Bank and the ability to cultivate and maintain employer relationships.

Scope of Responsibility:

Maintain a minimum of 2 job placements per month. Developing and maintaining a network of employers with whom participants can secure employment. Periodically visit site to ensure viability of employment site and relationship with employer. Must assess candidate’s skills and experience and teach participants appropriate workplace skills.