• Vocational Options Employment Counselor

  • Posted: 10/13/2022

    Cunningham Children’s Home, Urbana, IL, seeks Employment Counselor to assist our youth and young adults in successfully meeting their vocational goals. The Employment Counselor will assess vocational aptitudes and job skills for the participants in our schools, transitional and independent living programs, adult programs and then work with the participants to implement the vocational plan. The Employment Counselor will develop positive relationships with the participants, educational and treatment teams, referring agencies and local businesses. The ideal candidate will be a positive role model, a patient guide and teacher, detail oriented, work well under pressure, and able to prioritize multiple tasks. Excellent communication skills and organization abilities will be important to the success of the candidate.

    Candidates must meet all requirements for the position as designated by the Illinois State Board of Education. A Bachelors degree or Associates Degree with 3 years of experience working with youth or in a vocational program is preferred. Prospective employees must be at least 21 years old, have excellent written and oral communication skills, possess a valid Illinois driver's license and proof of auto insurance, and be able to maintain our client’s confidentiality. Must submit to a pre-employment physical, and background check.

    We offer outstanding benefits and opportunities for professional growth and personal fulfillment. Salary is based on education and experience. We are committed to the values of spirituality, teamwork, integrity and respect. EOE

    Job Type: Full-time

    Salary: $18.80 - $25.00 per hour