Northwest Center is looking for an Employment Consultant to join our team! As an Employment Consultant, you can make a difference. You will not only be providing vital services to people with disabilities, but you will also be an ambassador for social change in your community! We partner with businesses for long-term employment solutions; you'll be in charge of forming and maintaining those relationships and advocating for our mission.
WHEN WILL I BE WORKING?:
Monday - Friday, between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:30 pm, though occasional work outside those hours might be needed
HOW WILL I BE COMPENSATED?:
Starting at $18.00 per hour but can be higher depending on experience, relevant education/skills + Mileage Reimbursement for miles driven for work.
WHERE WILL I BE WORKING?
Our clients need work in all over King County and surrounding areas.
Our teams operate in location districts called "Pods". Please select at least 1 location you want to be considered for. You will be asked for your preference if selected for a phone interview.
★North Pod: (Example: N. Shoreline, Lynnwood, Mill Creek; includes North King County, & Snohomish County)
★North Seattle Pod: (Example: South Shoreline, University District, Greenlake, Ballard, Queen Anne)
★Central/South Seattle Pod: (Example: Downtown Seattle, Central District, W. Seattle, Columbia City, Delridge)
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:
☆Creative, dedicated individuals who love to network, connect and grow in the community.
☆Valid WA State Driver's license.
☆Acceptable 5-year driving abstract.
☆Experience working in teams and solo.
☆Background knowledge of business/marketing principles. Relevant coursework is great too!
☆Previous experience in sales and development or previous work as an Employment Consultant.
WHAT WE DO FOR YOU:
We provide excellent benefits for our staff which include Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement plan (including match), paid time off, floating holiday(s) based on tenure, Value Village Discount and much more!
This is a position where your interests in inclusive job development will be fostered as a career. Mentor-ships and growth opportunities are encouraged. Our current team represents the upward mobility available within organization.
WHAT YOUR ROLE CAN LOOK LIKE!:
As an Employment Consultant at Northwest Center, you will help directly influence and support employers and help foster a culture of inclusion in all kinds of fields. Though everyday can be different, what you can expect in this role is:
✶Developing and maintaining positive relationship with employers in the community by being there to answer questions or concerns they might have.
✶Completing Community Based Assessments with clients to help find the best options for possible employment.
✶Developing written vocational plans with the client and the support team to help assist in our client’s success.
✶Advocating on behalf of the client with local businesses to develop employment opportunities and even arrange job site visits for clients.
And so much more!
HOW DO I APPLY?
At Northwest Center, we don't just accept diversity and inclusion - we celebrate it, we support it, we live it and we flourish in it for the benefit of our employees, the community, and our clientele. It is our belief that our strength lies within our diversity and the forward motion towards a day when people of all abilities can learn and work together. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.