Open Positions in Connecticut

 

Workforce Specialist – YouthWorks. Youth Workforce Specialists must successfully, in collaboration with partner agencies, provide case coordination to assigned youth with multiple barriers to employment utilizing career assessment, planning and related activities. The Youth Workforce Specialist will also be charged with recruiting youth and referring to training vendors. This position is also required to place youth in competitive unsubsidized employment.

Eligibility Enrollment Specialist. The Eligibility Specialist arranges hosts and presents Academy information at recruiting events. Shepard candidates as they proceed through the Academy qualification process, assisting Workforce Specialists with screening and qualifying candidates, inputting data, and arranging and delivering services to enrollees.

Case Manager – SSVF. The Case Manager position is a holistic and comprehensive approach to servicing Veterans. From inception through exit, the Veteran is assigned a Case Manager which provides for a more efficient, consistent and uniform approach for providing services. The Case Manager must successfully conduct outreach at traditional and nontraditional sites to recruit homeless veterans and “at-risk” Veterans and their households located in Southwest Connecticut. This position is responsible for enrolling veterans in SSVF and assisting in overcoming barriers, obtaining supportive services, benefits and stabilization housing. The Case Manager will also be charged with building community relationships to further recruiting. This position is also required to refer participants to training and provide job search assistance to place individuals in competitive unsubsidized employment.

Employer Relations Specialist, Re-Entry. The Employer Relations Specialist will provide guidance, counseling, support and other employment related services to program participants. The position will establish and maintain activities to develop and secure job openings with local employers, market the program and coordinate participant job placement activity with the Career Counselor. The Employer Relations Specialist will establish relationships with employers and businesses, promoting the services provided by the program.

Program Manager, Re-Entry. The Program Manager will oversee and assume responsibility of the implementation of the grant funding over the term of the grant. Program Manager may have the authority to form a program team in accordance with the specific terms of the grant, specify roles and responsibilities of that team and purchase items within the budgetary constraints up to the limits set by the finance department. Program Manager must have the ability to acquire a full understanding of the specific terms of the grant incorporating all aspects of program management, reporting and direct service provisions.

Resource Concierge, Re-Entry. The Resource Concierge will successfully provide participants in reentry programming with comprehensive support services and referral for information including transportation, work supports, housing, childcare and other services availability.

Retention Specialist, Re-Entry. The Retention Specialist will maintain regular contact with customers who receive services through the reentry program. The Retention Specialist will follow-up with customers regarding employment and make referrals to assist these customers in obtaining and maintaining employment.

Trainer, Re-Entry. Provides workforce development services, conducts workshops, and training.

Career Counselor, Re-Entry. A Career Counselor must successfully provide comprehensive case management to assigned individuals, some with multiple barriers to employment, utilizing various career assessment, planning and related tools and activities. A Career Counselor will work collaboratively with staff to prepare individuals for employment. This position will assist training instructors in the collection of program materials; refer qualified participants to employers and conduct necessary follow-up.

Communications Coordinator. Provides communications support for organization-wide initiatives and specific programs. Initiate, coordinate, and implement community events. Must be well versed in social media tools and techniques.

Part-Time Career Counselor SCSEP Hartford County. The Career Counselor must successfully provide case coordination to assigned individuals with multiple barriers to employment utilizing career assessment, planning and related activities. Career Counselor will work collaboratively with participant’s host agency assisting and arranging interviews, monitors participant performance throughout the program and counsels participants so that all programmatic metrics are successfully met. This position will assist training instructors in the collection of program materials; refer qualified participants to host agency and conduct necessary follow-up when participants are placed in positions.

 

Open Position in Bath, NY

 

Career Counselor. A Career Counselor must successfully provide comprehensive case management to assigned individuals, some with multiple barriers to employment, utilizing various career assessment, planning and related tools and activities. A Career Counselor will work collaboratively with the Employer Relations staff assisting in arranging for interviews; monitor participant performance throughout workforce programs and counsels participants so that all programmatic metrics are successfully met. This position will assist training instructors in the collection of program materials; refer qualified participants to employers and conduct necessary follow-up.

 

To apply:

Submit Cover Letter and Resume (as a Word document) to:
Lauren Kelman, Program Assistant, National Initiatives
lkelman@workplace.org

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