Community Employment Advocate Job at The Price Center, Newton Highlands, MA

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  • The Price Center
  • Newton Highlands, MA

Job Description

Job Description

Job Description

Salary: starting at $24/hour

Engage with New Connections and Cultivate Relationships  

Are you skilled at building connections and fostering relationships with diverse groups of people? This is the role for you! 

 

About The Price Center:  

The Price Center is a dynamic and supportive community that empowers adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We provide a nurturing environment where our participants can thrive and achieve their fullest potential. Join us and be part of a mission-driven organization that makes a real difference every day. 

 

Summary:  

As the Community Employment Advocate at The Price Center, you will play a crucial role in finding and securing employment opportunities for our individuals. Use your sales, communication, and relationship management skills to build community partnerships and promote our mission. 

 

Requirements:  

  • Effective communication and sales skills 
  • Valid Driver’s License with a safe driving record 

 

Preferred:  

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field 
  • Supervisory experience 
  • CPR, First Aid, and Crisis Intervention Training 
  • Experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities 
  • 2 years in job development, sales, or relationship management roles 

 

Key Responsibilities:  

  1. Build and Maintain Relationships:
  • Develop and nurture partnerships with local businesses and community organizations 
  • Promote disability awareness and advocate for employment opportunities 
  • Get to know the individuals at The Price Center who are eager to be employed 
  1. Job Development and Placement:
  • Identify and secure job opportunities for individuals 
  • Match individuals with suitable job placements based on their skills and interests 
  1. Support Vocational Goals:
  • Assist participants with job readiness, including resume building, interview preparation, and on-the-job training 
  • Ensure individuals’ success and satisfaction in their job placements 
  1. Community Engagement:
  • Organize and participate in community events to promote The Price Center’s mission 
  • Network with potential employers and community leaders to expand job opportunities 

 

Why Join Us?  

  • Impactful Work: Make a real difference in the lives of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  
  • Supportive Team: Be part of a passionate and collaborative team that values your contributions.  
  • Professional Growth: Enjoy opportunities for ongoing training and career development.  
  • Rewarding Environment: Experience the fulfillment of helping others achieve their fullest potential.  

 

Ready to make an impact?Apply now and start your rewarding career with The Price Center! 

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