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Special Needs Employment Specialist

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Northern Suburban Special Education District

  • 16 people are interested

The function of a Job Specialist is to offer on-site support to young adults with varying levels of disabilities enabling them to become active wage-earning members of the workforce and the community. This would involve being present at the job, working in collaboration with other staff and supervisors to improve employment outcomes.

Training and observations are necessary and will be specfic to each case until a level of comfort is reached by all those involved.

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About Northern Suburban Special Education District


760 Red Oak Lane, Highland Park, IL 60035, US

Mission Statement

The Northern Suburban Special Education District (NSSED) Volunteer Program provides support to our students, staff, families and community partners.The mission of the Volunteer Program is to enrich the lives of persons with disabilities and community members by connecting them in educational,vocational and recreational programs throughout their communities.


NSSED is a special education cooperative providing programs and services to students and their families in 18 member school districts in the northern suburbs of Chicago.

Education & Literacy
People with Disabilities


We'll work with your schedule.


Various North Shore Suburban Job SitesGlenview, Highland Park,Northbrook, IL 60062



  • Family Therapy
  • Mentoring
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Special Needs
  • Life Coaching


  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Mon- Fri 6- 15 hours weekly

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