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Youth Transition Specialist

Come join our team and do work that brings you joy!

We are seeking a Youth Transition Specialist. Responsible for providing training and support services to prepare in-school, and recently out-of school, youth with disabilities for academic and employment success in a school to work transition program. Responsible for outreach, recruitment and eligibility documentation for eligible youth. Facilitation of consumer direct goals and plans. Provides consumer directed services that promote independence through the acquisition of skills, connection with resources, and assistance in advocacy with assigned area of responsibility.

Duties include:

  • Interviewing consumers, identifying and assisting consumers in obtaining meaningful and effective support services and equipment.
  • Conduct job readiness, job seeking, and independent living skills training for all participants. Provide job coaching, supervision and support. Act as a liaison between consumer and other benefits
  • Provide support to personal management, interpersonal and social skills, community access, resource management, employment success, travel orientation, safety, self-care, as well as job preparation services.
  • Develops and maintains appropriate documentation, records and reports to include individual plans and service.

Work is performed in the community, in schools, and in office with some hybrid work possible.

Come join our thriving nonprofit and go home each day knowing you made a difference.

Must be able to pass background check and drug screen.

Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Job Type: Full-time

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If you'd prefer to apply to us directly, please send a cover letter explaining why you feel you are a good fit to join our team, along with your resume. You may do this below or you can send these materials to us via mail at: LEAP, 2545 Lorain Ave., Cleveland, OH 44113. Thanks and we look forward to hearing from you!