Employment Specialists provide job readiness and vocational services to ACAP’s customers. These programs develop and define steps toward goals that enhance self-reliance and greater community interdependence. Employment Specialists are responsible for developing and coordinating community resources and program service activities including internships and job placements.
Employment Specialists regularly conduct employment assessments and generate goal plans with program participants to ensure timely employment. They strengthen participant’s job readiness and one on one meetings and workshops. After hire, they provide ongoing post-employment and career counseling and advisement to program participants. During and after the hiring process Employment Specialists perform a variety of programmatic and administrative customer-centered tasks including but not limited to customer outreach and intake, data collection and record keeping, and assisting the team with planned activities.