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Cascade offers unique career opportunities within Jefferson County. We are a mix of compassionate, creative, adventurous, self-motivated individuals who seek to build a more inclusive community. If you’re interested in joining our team, check here for current openings and how to apply.
Supported Employment Specialist
Professionals who carry out the services of the Supported Employment program by assisting clients to obtain and maintain employment that is consistent with their vocational goals. Supported Employment Specialists are responsible for developing and implementing programs that align with key business strategies and initiatives. The provide services designed to assist individuals in achieving an optimal quality of life. Supported Employment Specialists work individually with consumers to develop job requirements and properly implement supported employment services which are based on consumer desires, medical necessity, and the Supported Employment Specialist judgment. For position requirements and application submission, please click below.
Community Engagement Specialist
Professionals trained to locate community services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and to coordinate the use of those resources with the Persons they support. They promote inclusion with the community at large, and support both the Person served and their family in implementing the person centered plan. The major focus of the (CG) is creating experiences that increase the likelihood that relationships would occur and eventually follow normal day-to-day patterns of community participation. This program and newly created position requires the ability to work flexible hours to meet the needs of Person served and community partners.
Transfer Station Crew Supervisor & Job Coach
This role provides job coaching support and guides clients in accessible employment in a small group, light-hearted setting. Cascade Community Connections partners with the Jefferson County Public Works Solid Waste Program to guide individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to build self-empowerment and professional skills in an outdoor setting. This is an ideal opportunity for someone who loves to teach and seeks to work with others in the outdoors without the physical demands of full-time maintenance work.
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On the Blog:
Liz Barnes: Celebrating 5 Years at Cascade
As a Community Engagement Specialist with Cascade since 2018, Liz has played a critical role in our success, and more importantly, that of our clients.
NDEAM 2022 – Disability: Part of the Equity Equation
October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month and this year's theme is "Disability: Part of the Equity Equation."
Employee Highlight: Barb Greenwood
Barb Greenwood joined the Cascade team in 2019 and has been instrumental to our organization and the success of our Clients.