Employment

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- email completed application to HR@woiworks.org

 

Hiring Bonus up to $500 for qualified applicants!

 

Current Openings: 

Full-Time Positions

Community Employment Job Coach - Positions available in Asheville, Boone, & Lenoir, NC

Support individuals with disabilities in obtaining a job, learning workplace expectations, and performing job duties in a community employment job.  Develop community employment sites and provide on-site training of job responsibilities and appropriate social skills for adults with disabilities.  Assess individual interests, natural supports, and skills to assure job placements are compatible with each individual’s needs.  Maintain on-going communication and positive relationships between employers, program participants, and various agencies.  Need ability to work with adults with disabilities.  Must be flexible in work duties and work hours (will include some nights, weekends and holidays).  High School Diploma and 4 years of work experience required or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Regional travel required.  Background check, MVR check, Driver's License with acceptable driving record, and reliable vehicle required.  Full Time with excellent benefits including Medical, Dental, Vacation/Holiday/Personal paid time off, matching Retirement, Travel Reimbursement, etc.

Student Employment Education Instructor / Pre-Employment Transitions Specialist - Positions available in Buncombe, Catawba, & Wilkes Counties

Plan and provide pre–employment services to students with disabilities based off of their needs and interests.  Provide job exploration counseling including vocational testing, community job shadowing and sampling, and self-advocacy training.  Assist with recruitment of students within the school systems and enrollment into program services.  Maintain positive interactions with community agencies (schools, VR, etc.)  Assure compliance with all applicable standards and maintain accurate and updated files.  Prefer Bachelor’s Degree in a human service related field with 3 years’ experience working with youth in transition related services or a comparable combination of education and experience.  Background/MVR check with acceptable driving record, Driver’s License and reliable vehicle required.  Job is integral to school operation and student presence, therefore, the use, scheduling, and approval of vacation requests will follow the school operation calendar.  Full Time with excellent benefits including Medical, Dental, Vacation/Holiday/Personal paid time off, Retirement, Travel Reimbursement, etc.  Position is based out of local High Schools.

Pre-Employment Transitions Regional Specialist - Surry County

Provide instructional coaching to Pre-Employment Transitions Specialists and assist in the coordination of instruction to students with disabilities. Ensure delivery of quality services that consist of job exploration counseling, instruction in self-advocacy, workplace readiness, post-secondary counseling, and community job shadowing and sampling experiences.  Ensure completion of required documentation and exchange programmatic information with varied team members across multiple settings.  Maintain on-going communication and positive relationships between staff, schools, and agency partners. Demonstrate flexibility in scheduling.  Prefer Bachelor's Degree in a human service-related field with three years of experience working with youth in transition-related services or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Must be computer literate with proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.  Background check, MVR check, Driver's License with acceptable driving record, and reliable vehicle required.  Job is integral to school operation and student presence, therefore, the use, scheduling, and approval of vacation requests will follow the school operation calendar.  Full Time with excellent benefits including Medical, Dental, Vacation/Holiday/Personal paid time off, Retirement, Travel Reimbursement, etc.  Position is based out of local High Schools; regional travel required among Alleghany, Stokes, Surry, and Wilkes counties.

 

Part-Time Positions

IDD Direct Services Instructor - Boone, NC

Responsible for assisting individuals with disabilities meet their goals.  Provide adaptive skills training, positive integrative community experiences, and related educational activities.  Keep accurate records and documentation of daily activities and progress for each participant as required by service standards.  Implement participants’ goals according to their individual plans.  Assist participants in facility based services to meet manufacturing and quality standards.  Act as an advocate and communicate professionally with other agencies, families, staff, etc.  High school diploma, two years of experience in related area, and ability to effectively work with adults with disabilities required. Background check, MVR check, Driver's License with acceptable driving record, and reliable vehicle required.  Part Time. Monday-Friday, Day Time hours.  Benefits include mileage reimbursement and paid time off!

 

 


 

Watauga Opportunities provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants and prohibits discrimination and harassment on any basis including race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

 

Watauga Opportunities, Inc. (WOI) offers a comprehensive benefit package including health and dental insurance, disability and life insurance, fitness center reimbursement, company matched 401(k)retirement, paid holidays, and paid leave days. WOI has a drug-free workplace policy and may require employee drug screening as necessary.  WOI also requires all applicants to provide names, addresses and correct telephone numbers of past employers. A local, statewide and nationwide (if applicable) background check is performed on all prospective new hires. Falsified information on a job application is grounds for WOI to eliminate a candidate for the position, or to dismiss the employee.

Prospective applicants may apply in person:

Watauga Opportunities, Inc.
642 Greenway Road
Boone, NC 28607
(828) 264-5009

 

  Download Watauga Opportunities Application

 

and email completed application to HR@woiworks.org

or fax completed application to (828) 264-5006

or mail completed application and resume to:

Watauga Opportunities, Inc.
P.O. Box 2330
Boone, NC  28607

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