Mat-Su Services for Children & Adults
  • 29-Jul-2022 to 15-Aug-2022 (AKST)
  • Wasilla, AK, USA
  • 14.00-14.42 per hour
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Would you enjoy helping others succeed with community employers?

Supported Employment Specialist

Are you looking to make a difference in your community? Do you want a job that is personally fulfilling, creative, flexible, and rewarding? Do you want to help others work at their job? Does diversity, inclusion and advocacy matter to you? Then we want you to come check out MSSCA! We are looking for caring, creative, and energetic individuals to provide individualized job coaching services to people living with intellectual and developmental disabilities while they do paid work in the community.


MSSCA is a home grown non-profit that has been serving the Mat-Su Valley community since 1985. Direct Service Professionals at MSSCA receive extensive paid training, great job benefits, and the chance to make a lasting difference in someone's life.


As a Supported Employment Specialist, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Care for of the health and safety of MSSCA individuals we serve.
  • Help expand the freedom and independence of individuals while developing lasting relationships with community employers
  • Travel from Wasilla to JBER to provided needed support for individuals activities in agency vehicle
  • Become a frontline journalist documenting individuals personal growth
  • Help and support individuals as they navigate their job tasks and interact with the community
  • Be a mentor, friend, and cheering advocate
  • Help employers understand the value of Individuals with disabilities in the workplace

Hours of Work: Part-time to start, approx. 28.5 hours per week, Fri-Sun 12pm-9:30. Potential to pick up extra days and hours to go full-time.


Here is the good stuff we offer (*full-time only):

  • Paid Vacation & Sick leave (amount increases with tenure & accumulates based on hours worked)
  • Seven Paid Holidays
  • Paid Jury Duty & Funeral Leave
  • Extensive Paid Training Program
  • Free Employee Assistance Program
  • Agency Paid Life Insurance*
  • Dental and Medical Insurance*
  • What you need to become a job coach:
  • Be 18+ years old & have High School Diploma or GED
  • Have a Driver's license for two (2) years and a car covered by insurance
  • A Current TB Test
  • Will need to agree to and pass a State of Alaska background check.
  • Will need to be able to pass clearance check to go on base at JBER
  • Two (2) Professional and Three (3) Personal reference

Apply Now at: www.mssca.org/apply


MSSCA is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and consumer need.

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