Career Counselor

JVS Human Services helps Metro Detroiters and their families maximize their potential by providing counseling, training, and support services for people with disabilities, job seekers, seniors, and others in need. Our approach is rooted in Jewish values and the steadfast belief that the best way to help people is to make it possible for them to help themselves.

Master's degree required in counseling, social work or related fields such as psychology, rehabilitation counseling, etc.
Licensed as an LMSW, LLMSW, LPC, LLPC or have a related equivalent certification.

One to two years related experience working with a wide range of individuals including those with mental health challenges or disabilities.
Experience conducting career and personality assessments, group counseling and job placement preferred.

Interpersonal skills sufficient to communicate with clients, public and staff.

Composition and time management skills sufficient to prepare required case notes and correspondence, as well as the ability to successfully handle multiple projects concurrently are needed.

Complete initial intake assessment for each client assigned and maintain ongoing assessment of needs.
Establish and maintain a counseling relationship with clients, developing and implementing counseling plan(s).
Achieve a Career Development Pan (CDP) rate that is consistent with current Agency goals.
Conduct group counselling sessions, as assigned.
Administer and interpret vocational test battery.
Assist clients in interpreting and integrating vocational information to develop a career plan.
Obtain necessary services for clients by referring and coordinating with other disciplines within the agency or community.
Assist clients with job seeking skills, (i.e. resume preparation, interviewing skills, etc.) and in conducting a job search.

Assist clients to effectively adjust to the work environment.
Maintain case records, correspondence and agency reporting requirements including entering case notes and service status into electronic record system.
Participate in planning, executing and staffing departmental programming.
Serve on Agency committee(s) as appointed.
The above job description is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be all inclusive or limiting as to specific duties.

Part-time OR Full-time available

JVS provides a compressive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 403(b), paid time off (minimum of 32 days), short and long term disability, and basic life insurance.

JVS Human Services is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that engages in affirmative action to employ minority, female, protected veteran status and people with disabilities. JVS is a community-supported, non?profit vocational counseling, job placement and vocational rehabilitation agency operating under the auspices of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit and United Way. Rehabilitation services are accredited by CARF. JVS is a Drug-free Workplace.


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Job Summary

Job Location
JVS Human Services
29699 Southfield Rd.
Southfield , Michigan 48076


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