Employment and Education Specialist - Horizon House #8535

Posted: 02/23/2023

We make a difference - in your community and in your career.


Employment and Education Specialist at Horizon House


Horizon House is seeking an energetic, organized, self-motivated individual to join our Clubhouse community – a recovery and employment program for adults with mental illness!


In this important role, the Employment and Education Specialist is responsible for the coordination of the Clubhouse employment component.  The Employment and Education Specialist's primary duty would be to develop job placements in the business community.  Duties would also include engaging members in unit work, the maintenance of job placements, outreach and support services for members working in job placements, initiating and maintaining employer contacts, attendance at Advisory board and Chamber of Commerce meetings, tracking employment related statistics, co-leading employment support meetings, and being part of evening/weekend social programs.


Schedule: This position is primarily Monday-Friday, 8:30am–4:30pm, but does include the occasional evening, Saturday, and holiday.


Pay Rate: $20.91/hour


Why You'll Love Riverside
We make a true difference in people’s lives through rewarding work. Most of our jobs come with great benefits – including healthcare, numerous professional development opportunities, and generous time off - all in a respectful and inclusive environment, perhaps why Forbes named Riverside a best-in-state employer!


Benefits include:

  • Comprehensive, high-quality health, dental, and vision insurance options
  • Flexible Spending Accounts – both medical and dependent care
  • Eleven paid holidays
  • Separate accruals for vacation (increases with tenure), personal, and sick time
  • Tax-deferred 403(b) retirement savings plan
  • Employee Assistance Plan / Travel Assistance Plan
  • Employee bonus for referrals resulting in hiring
  • Discounts to movie theaters, sporting, and entertainment events
  • Employee YMCA discount: 10% off a YMCA monthly membership and 50% off the joiner’s fee


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Required Skills
  • Must have strong computer skills
  • Drivers' license required

Required Experience
  • BA/BS and/or relevant experience preferred but not required
  • Clubhouse experience and job development experience preferred
  • Strong consideration will be given to an applicant with prior Clubhouse Model experience


Individuals with a lived experience of mental health challenges are encouraged to apply.


Riverside Community Care is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and inclusive organization committed to working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from culturally diverse applicants. We provide equal opportunity for all persons seeking employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic as established by law.