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Community Support Specialist (Veteran's Services)

Job Location

New Orleans, LA, USA

Pay

Starting at $20.19 an hour

Type of Job

Full-time

Published Date

May 29, 2024 at 5:00:00 PM

Job Description

Community Support Specialist (Veteran's Services)

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in Sociology, Psychology, or Counseling preferred

  • Possess a valid driver’s license with clear driving record

  • Experience working with Veterans preferred

Core Competencies

  • Communicates respectfully and effectively and establishes professional relationships through active listening and demonstration of empathy and positive regard.

  • Promotes recovery, independence, and personal choice for participants.

  • Assists clients in identifying strengths, needs, and realistic goals to develop a service plan.

  • Accurately identifies risk and responds appropriately.


Job Duties/Skills Required

  • Maintains professional and ethical standards of conduct at all times.

  • Promotes recovery, personal choice, and respect.

  • Provides case management and supportive services (social skills, life skills, acquisition of benefits, community resource utilization, job search and placement, coping skills, money management ) for clients and arranges for the provision of services from community resources based on the case plans 

Benefits

Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurance, vision insurance, dental insurance, disability insurance, life insurance, paid time off, 13 paid holidays per year for regular full time staff,  401(k), and 401(k) matching.

About Start Corporation

Start Corporation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1984. Our Mission is to promote opportunities, which enhance the self-sufficiency of people to empower them to live and function independently.

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