Employment Training Specialist (Fee For Service) - PHILADELPHIA

Merakey - Philadelphia, PA3.1

Full-timeEstimated: $25,000 - $35,000 a year
Merakey is currently seeking an Employment Training Specialist to join our Merakey IDD division in our Philadelphia location.


  • The Employment Training Specialist will provide vocational education, assessment, support and liaison services for adults with serious mental illness in order to place and maintain these individuals in competitive employment in the community.

Merakey supports individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) in the enhancement of their abilities and interests. Services are aimed at partnering with individuals as they become self-sufficient and live everyday lives. Merakey focuses on helping individuals find meaningful roles in their community and to feel valued as community members. Individuals are always at the core of the planning and implementation of services.

Community-Based Services

  • Adult Training Facility
  • Behavior Support Services
  • Early Intervention Case Management
  • Employment (Transitional, Supported, Competitive)
  • In-home Support
  • Non-traditional Community Day Services/Home and Community Habilitation
  • Supports Coordination
Residential Services

  • Community Living/Group Homes
  • Family/Shared Living
  • Intermediate Care Facility
  • Respite Care
  • Specialized Residential (medically fragile, dementia, autism, dual diagnosis, problematic sexual behavior)
  • Supported Living
For more information on each individual service, please visit: https://www.merakey.org/services-idd.html


Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health and education provider offering a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country.

We leverage our size and expertise to develop innovative solutions and new models of care to meet the needs of individuals, their families, public and private healthcare funders and community partner organizations.

We recognize that complex needs require a holistic approach. With our experience, expertise and compassion, we empower everyone within our communities to reach their fullest potential.

With a rich tradition spanning 50 years with nearly 10,000 employees, Merakey provides care to over 40,000 adults and children throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, Louisiana, Michigan, Texas, California, and Tennessee.



Requisition Number: 49408

Merakey is an Equal Opportunity Employer!


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 3 years experience and knowledge of individuals with disabilities, including IDD/BH diagnoses and treatment.
  • Valid Driver's License
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled