Employment and Career Services – Career Coach – $24.42/hr.

Pay

$24.42 per hour

Job type

  • Full-time
  • The position currently goes through 12/31/2024

Number of openings for this position

  • 1

Schedule

  • Monday to Friday

Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Health savings account

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION:

  • Conducts intake, and determines eligibility for all PAID program participants. Notifies participants of eligibility outcomes, including drug screenings and job placement outcomes.
  • Meets individually with participants to determine skill level, industry experience, education, and training needs.
  • Administers, evaluates, and guides participants through assessments. Creates an Individualized Employment Plan (IEP) that includes the development of actionable career goals.
  • Assists with recruitment, scheduling, and instruction of workshop attendance
  • Assists with enrollment into programs both internally, and at partnering education/training institutions and community centers, to enhance job readiness and employability.
  • Interfaces with employers, develops employer relationships/partnerships to offer direct employment opportunities to participants. Gathers feedback from employers to aid in the recruitment process.
  • Maintains relationships with staffing agencies to aid in matching participants with labor force needs.
  • Inputs and maintains participant information including intake information, attendance records, assessments, follow up, progress notes, business information and referrals.
  • Coordinates support that will assist the participants with attendance, program participation, activities, job fairs, and employment referrals to partnering employers and/or agencies as deemed appropriate.
  • Assists participants in applying for professional development programs such as certifications, higher education, GED, entrepreneurship, and professional development.
  • Assists in instructing basic computer literacy, such as: Word, uploading/downloading documents, online applications, resume writing, interview techniques, and other job search criteria.
  • Documents participant(s) follow-up for 30/60/90/120/365 days or longer depending on participant engagement.
  • Provides Career Coach intervention services by reviewing and resolving disciplinary problems of participants and employers, investigates complaints, and makes necessary corrections in consultation with the Director of Employment and Career Services.
  • Provides transportation to intake, job fairs, trainings, and interviews when permissible. Transports participants to receive work ancillary and classroom supplies when needed.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong experience working in a mentoring, advising, or counseling role (little or no supervision).
  • Must have strong research skills and have experience in engaging employers and community partners.
  • Must have the ability to track data and develop reports.
  • Must be comfortable with public speaking and be able to communicate ideas, advice, feedback, and critiques professionally and concisely in individual and group settings. 
  • Must be a critical thinker and problem solver.
  • Must be a people person and willing to offer services within the community.
  • Must understand the needs of low to moderate-income populations.
  • Must be organized and have good recordkeeping skills.
  • Must be motivated and possess the ability to motivate others.
  • Must be flexible and willing to work in the community and abroad.
  • Must be proficient in the use of computers, the internet and data entry. Excellent knowledge of standard computer programs such as MS Word, MS Excel, and Teaching Life Skills.

EDUCATION:

Associates degree in Education, Social Services, Counseling or Marketing preferred. Three (3) years of coaching experience and two (2) years’ experience working with the low-income population. Two (2) years’ experience in case management, human services, customer service, or educational field.

“We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.”

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