Would you like to be a part of helping individuals with
disabilities work, live, and participate in the community?
Challenge Unlimited, Inc. is the perfect place for you to work.
Come join our team!
Challenge Unlimited, Inc., has over 50 years of experience
serving individuals with disabilities while earning a reputation as
a trusted business partner to private commercial companies and
federal and state government agencies.
Challenge Unlimited employs over 900 employees, of which
approximately 600 are individuals with disabilities, throughout 5
states (IL, MO, WI, OH, SC).
Days/Hours: Full-time; Days & Hours vary
Pay: $15.00 hr. plus full-benefits
* Complete skills training, job development, orientation, and
ongoing support of clients. Assist clients in finding employment
through one-on-one guidance with job searches, resume and
application preparation, interviewing, and test taking skills.
Provide job development in the local communities at businesses to
assist clients to secure and retain employment based on the clients
goals and interests, and on behalf of Challenge Unlimited Inc.
Promote clients for employment with community employers and develop
working relationships with local businesses to provide candidates
for job openings. Help clients when starting a new job to learn
about safety, policies, procedures, complete orientation and learn
about job tasks expected of employees and ensure quality and
satisfaction with the employer. * Provide and maintain an accurate
record of observations and services provided to track progress for
clients permanent records and for billing. Complete and submit
Training Service Records (TSRs) twice a month with chronological
reports to track efforts to provide evidence of services for
funding agency. Submit weekly employer contacts to supervisor
including relevant contact information. * Provide support for the
needed linkage of clients to community services. Help clients learn
to self-advocate and how work affects entitlement programs. *
Builds a logical approach to address problems or opportunities or
manage the situation at hand by drawing on one's knowledge and
experience base, and calling on other references and resources as
necessary. * Creates an atmosphere in which timely and high-quality
information flows smoothly up and down, inside and outside of the
organization; encourages open expression of ideas and opinions. *
Produces results or provides service that meets or exceeds the
organizations standards. * Performs jobs in a manner that minimizes
hazards to oneself, others, and the environment.
* High School Diploma or G.E.D. * Experience with people with
developmental disabilities (DD) or mental illness (MI) is preferred
* Experience assisting individuals with career development *
Certifications or Licenses: CPR, 1st Aid, Crisis Prevention
Institute (CPI) training provided by the company must be
successfully completed within the first 4 months to be certified
and annually thereafter for CPR, 1st Aid and CPI to maintain the
position * Basic skills in Microsoft Word and Outlook * Excellent
communication skills * Ability to adapt to ever-changing situations
* Must be organized and able to complete job duties independently *
Ability to advocate for others to be successful * Ability to
communicate on a professional level with employers and promote
clients for employment * Ability to provide feedback to persons
with disabilities to increase confidence in interviews through
positive communication * Ability to provide training as needed or
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, or national origin.
Please email your resume in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt, .rtf,
.html, or .ascii format to the address below. If you wish to
enclose a cover letter, please include it in the body of your email