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5710 N. 19th AvePhoenix, AZ 85015


About the job

Provide individual vocational-supportive counseling throughout the Greater Phoenix area. The Volunteer Support Specialist will identify vocational strengths and barriers of persons served; establish vocational goals and plans to obtain goals help identify symptoms that may interfere with employment. Plan and provide work-related support services.

Job responsibilities

  • Average of one job placement per month and at least three (3) 90-day successful retention outcomes for the first year
  • Minimum of five (5) 90-day successful retention outcomes per year thereafter
  • Maintain a caseload of persons served with competitive employment goals to comply with Individualized Plan for Employment (IPE)
  • Providing support and skills training in best practices for vocational rehabilitation as they relate to employment
  • Conduct job development in the community to provide employment opportunities that match interests and abilities of persons served
  • Coordinate with treatment teams, psychiatrists and other treatment professionals to coordinate care as it relates to vocational goals
  • Work collaboratively with Vocational Rehabilitation or other agencies providing employment assistance; coordinate with other agencies within community and state to research possible employment opportunities
  • Provide limited amount of case management to ensure rapport building
  • Attend weekly Vocational Specialist Supervision
  • Maintains knowledge of current best practices for field
  • Counsel on benefits; teach job-seeking skills, coaching, and problem solving to be successful in employment and community living
  • Complete annual training requirements as outlined by employee handbook and supervisor
  • Perform other related tasks/jobs as assigned by the supervisor

Job requirements


  • Minimum of Associates Degree with at least one (1) year of experience in Behavioral Health or similar work
  • Vocational Training/Experience a plus.
  • Own vehicle and current insurance
  • Pass Background Check


  • Ability to stand, bend, kneel, lift (20-30 lbs),
  • Navigate steps or use appropriate accommodations,
  • Ability to flexible to match persons served availability
  • Drive your own vehicle and be able to sit for periods of hours at a time
  • Ability to meet multiple monthly deadlines
  • Knowledge of community and college resources
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team required.
  • Ability to effectively handle multiple tasks required.
  • Ability to take direction as well as direct others required.
  • Ability to make sound judgments regarding the health/welfare of consumers required.


  • Special Needs
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Life Coaching
  • Case Work / Management
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • General Education

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training

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