The Church Of Jesus Christ Latter-Day Saints Idaho City , ID 83631
Posting Dates: 10/05/2018 - No Closing Date
Job Family: Social Services
Department: Welfare Department
This role helps to foster self-reliance, care for the poor and the needy, and provide opportunities for giving and service by: helping members become economically and emotionally self-reliant; providing access to essential food and clothing items, helping members prepare for and respond to disasters; and providing humanitarian aid to relieve suffering; thus furthering the mission of the Church. Under the direction of the Development Manager, the incumbent provides direct client services to members and others referred, and consults with local priesthood leaders.
70% Vocational Counseling: Provides development expertise and services for up to 75 associates annually (average of 30-35 at any given time). Assesses associates' vocational strengths, weaknesses, vocational impairments and gathers related disability information. Administers formal vocational assessments; analyzes and synthesizes the information. Guides the associate in creating a development plan. Processes enrollment of associates in compliance with Church policies and applicable laws. Maintains files, correspondence with priesthood leaders, and bishop-assigned mentors. Coordinates all aspects of the development process with associates. Coordinates case staffing meetings with involved parties. Ensures the associate is prepared for job placement.
15% Professional Consultation: Provides consultation to Church leaders. Trains and supervises work done by Church- Service Missionaries and volunteers.
15% Resource Management: Develops working relationships and partnerships with other Church resources and with community resources and programs, including government agencies, technical training programs, other schools and employers. Identifies appropriate offsite technical skills training programs, establishes payment options and training report guidelines for associates attending these programs. Establishes partnerships with employers for business partnerships and job placement opportunities. Consults with Church leaders.
Masters degree in Rehabilitation Counseling/Administration, Social Work or closely-related discipline required.
Certification as a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) and/or LCSW or independent licensure in closely-related discipline required.
4+ years experience, two of those years after obtaining Masters degree, in case load management working with individuals who have disabilities and/or vocational impairments.
Proven understanding of disabilities and accompanying work assignment needs along with a knowledge and understanding of labor and disability law.
Proven training skills, vocational assessment skills, plan development skills and vocational counseling experience required.
Proven ability to work independently with little oversight. Able to provide professional presentations and training.
Knowledge of local resources where the job is located is highly desirable. Ability to work cohesively with Church leaders at various levels.
Must be a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and currently temple worthy.
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