Student Advisor / Career Advisor

Employer
Opportunity Enterprises
Location
Michigan City, IN
Posted
Dec 17, 2022
Closes
Feb 04, 2023
Ref
750458319
Position Type
Adviser / Advisor
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Non-profit
Opportunity Enterprises in La Porte, IN is looking to hire a part-time
Student Advisor / Career Advisor. Is being dependable, professional, and
a team player at the heart of all you do? Have you been looking for a
part-time job? Would you like to work with a nonprofit human services
company that values you? If so, please read on!This entry-level student
support position earns a competitive wage of $20/hour. We provide
excellent benefits, including medical, dental, vision, paid time off
(PTO), 8 paid holidays, a 401(k) with 5% company match, paid mileage,
health savings accounts (HSA), flexible spending accounts (FSA), an
employee assistance program, and supplemental insurances. Additionally,
we offer employee discounts on cell phones, employee recognition events,
and casual Fridays. If this sounds like the right part-time entry-level
opportunity for you, apply today!ABOUT OPPORTUNITY ENTERPRISESFounded in
1967, we are a nonprofit organization that strives to help individuals
with developmental disabilities reach their fullest potential and live
full, enriching lives. Recognized as one of the premier agencies serving
those with disabilities, we pride ourselves on our ability to provide a
supportive environment where individuals can learn, increase their
skills, and reach their maximum potential. We understand that every one
of our clients has their own unique strengths and challenges. As such,
our staff works one-on-one with each client and their family members to
develop a comprehensive plan for care, support, and growth.Our staff
members are the lifeblood of our organization. We couldn't provide the
exceptional services we do without them. To show our appreciation, we
strive to create a positive team-oriented environment where our
employees feel valued and are proud of the work that they do!A DAY IN
THE LIFE OF A STUDENT ADVISOR / CAREER ADVISORAs a part-time Student
Advisor / Career Advisor, you provide one-on-one student support,
classroom instruction, and worksite services. This includes career
explorations, job readiness, self-advocacy, and job shadowing. You
provide mentoring for post-secondary education opportunities,
situational assessments, and work experience opportunities in the
community. Organized and efficient, you create and maintain a consistent
schedule to work with students on an individual basis. This allows you
to help them meet the goals listed in their Individual Education Plans
(IEPs).Your friendly demeanor shines as you develop and maintain
relationships with teachers, faculty, local employers, students,
parents, co-workers, and others as appropriate. You assist the
transition team to meet established goals and advocate for services to
meet the individual needs of students. In order to maintain established
goals, you monitor each student's progress, taking note of their
struggles and successes. Conscientiously, you keep accurate and
up-to-date documentation. You also meet with local businesses to
establish assessment sites when necessary. You love working for a
nonprofit organization and find it incredibly rewarding to provide life
skills education for these amazing students!QUALIFICATIONS FOR A STUDENT
ADVISOR / CAREER ADVISORHigh school diploma or equivalentA heart for
serving individuals with developmental disabilitiesOne year or more of
experience in a related field is preferred but not required. Experience
working with populations with developmental disabilities would be a
plus, as would education or school corporation experience. Are you
friendly, enthusiastic, and optimistic? Do you have excellent
organizational skills and an eye for detail? Are you a self-starter who
can work independently? If yes, you might just be perfect for this
entry-level position!ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR STUDENT SUPPORT TEAM?If
you feel that you would be right for this entry-level student support
job, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application.
We look forward to meeting you!Location: 46383For more