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WEP Specialist - Maine-BTC - Rockland

Fedcap Rehabilitation Services, Inc. was launched in 1935 by three WWI veterans who came home from war and could not find work due to their injuries. Today Fedcap Rehabilitation Services, Inc. is a vibrant, growing company working throughout the Northeast placing people with disabilities in living wage jobs in high visible areas such as Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty. In addition to Total Facilities Management, Fedcap Rehabilitation Services has commercial businesses operating within the Manufacturing, Print and Document Imaging and Security sectors.

Fedcap Inc. is committed to employment. Fedcap Inc. is founded on the belief that everyone can work--all they need is the support and the opportunity. Through the provision of individualized work readiness classes, job placement and post placement support -- people served in Fedcap, Inc. succeed.

NOTE: this is a new company--Grant Collins President and CEO).

Website: www.fedcap.org

 

Essential Functions:

Recruits, develops and maintains community service, job experience and apprentice worksites for TANF participants in the Work Experience Program. Supports and sustains the WEP sites by matching TANF recipients to employment specifics sites based on the job seekers previous work experience, certifications and credentials

  • Develop new non-profit WEP sites and assignments appropriate for ASPIRE job seekers, and train designated on-site WEP site supervisors
  • Matches job seekers with WEP assignments based on their FCA, diagnostic vocational evaluation, special needs and TANF work requirements
  • Ensures concurrent activities, such as job readiness and preparation, supports the required TANF participation hours necessary for the job seekers and/or family unit
  • Communicates with the job seekers and the WEP site supervisor to ensure understanding of assigned responsibilities and work assignments
  • Ensures job seeker understands his/her responsibilities as they relate to timekeeping, timesheets and documentation for excused absences
  • Assists job seekers with transportation needs, work accommodations and additional resources to ensure success in WEP assignment
  • Continually identifies and assists the job seekers with mitigating barriers related to WEP and program participation including but not limited to: physical health, mental health, housing, child care, transportation, substance abuse, domestic violence and emergency services
  • Mediates potential conflicts between the WEP supervisor and the job seeker to maintain TANF compliance
  • Ensures the job seekers has all required paperwork and TANF information needed
  • Ensures job seekers and/or WEP site report hours of participation in a timely manner to ensure job seeker follows the TANF mandates
  • Reviews and analyze deficit hour reports on a daily, weekly and monthly basis
  • Documents all WEP services in Case Management systems
  • Assists with outreach for any job seekers who are non-compliant with WEP participation


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