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Disability Employment Initiative - Workforce Snohomish
 
 
 
The Disability Employment Initiative (DEI) works to connect individuals with disabilities to employment and educational opportunities. This Washington Service Corps member will serve to augment the DEI (Disability Employment Initiative) work by building out the pipeline between the WorkSource system and Career Pathways programs at local community colleges. This service will entail connecting directly to potential clients as well as connecting with organizations, presenting to groups about the program, and strengthening community partnerships to include career pathways programs at the local Colleges. The DEI (Disability Employment Initiative) provides a pathway and support for individuals with disabilities and this new position will assist in bolstering connections and services. Individuals living with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. This position is contingent on funding.
 
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Member Duties : Communicate & coordinate among WorkSource staff, education partners, employers, & other external resources at local level. Become versed in career pathways at colleges, liaise with disability specialists, identify areas that lack alignment between career pathways systems. Work with leadership to create strategy that removes barriers. Guide students with disabilities interested in career pathways. Collect data for outputs & outcomes. Use social media. Coordination, installation & implementation of the Wi-Fi hotspots at the WorkSource centers. Analyze resources at the WorkSource Centers, websites, & at the schools to ensure the widest level of accessibility& make recommendations. Speak at community events about the project including Ticket to Work. Develop outreach materials & presentations about services & supports. Disseminate materials to community groups, organizations, & job seekers/students. Develop integrated resource teams at local colleges.
 
Program Benefits : Health Coverage ,  Stipend ,  Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance . 
 
Terms :
None
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Ex-Offender Reentry ,  Education ,  Homelessness ,  Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
Public Speaking ,  Recruitment ,  Communications ,  Team Work ,  General Skills ,  Computers/Technology . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
Disability Employment Initiative - Workforce Snohomish

Program Start/End Date
09/01/2017  -   07/15/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  99

Program Locations WASHINGTON  

Accepting Applications
From  05/16/2017  To  09/01/2017 

Contact John Fuller
808 134th St SW
Everett   WA   98204
425-921-3463
wscip@esd.wa.gov
Workforcesnohomish.org
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 47427


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