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Part Time Employment Advocate






Part Time   Employment Advocate  



BRIDGES operates a variety of programs guided by the Philosophy of Independent Living to provide services and supports for individuals with disabilities to experience autonomy in all areas of living.

The Part-time Employment Advocate is responsible for coaching and assisting people served who are interested in employment or vocational services (Including: job coaching, resume building and job placement).



  • An Associate’s Degree plus a minimum of one year experience in a similar capacity or equivalent combination of education and experience working with people with disabilities.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Software, including Excel, Word and Power Point
  • Working Knowledge of Gmail and Google applications
  • Ability to become proficient on other software products as utilized by the position
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, written and oral communication skills; able to interact with all levels of associates in a respectful, confidential manner
  • Strong familiarity with disability issues and capable of communicating in a manner that is culturally sensitive to individuals with disabilities
  • Effective and collaborative team player
  • Maintain a strong work ethic and strict adherence to code of ethics, standards of conduct and confidentiality requirements




  • Empower individuals to advance their autonomy to obtain and retain gainful employment
  • Provide job coaching services and placement for a successful and smooth transition
  • Ability to connect with clients and establish relationships
  • Facilitate orientation for ACCESS-VR and OPWDD employment services
  • Share Interview tips and role playing for a successful interview experience
  • Offer job development services and assist in applying for jobs or employment planning
  • Provide job coaching supports for individuals for supported employment with need for intensive supports or services.
  • Provide advocacy for individuals facing obstacles, barriers, or accessibility issues at the workplace/employment
  • Maintain accurate record keeping, note taking, and data entry.( Must be able to maintain solid documentation on all people served)