Open Position in Bridgeport, CT

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.

 

Open Positions in Virginia

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 partner staff assisting in arranging for job interviews and additional services to remove barriers; monitoring participant performance throughout workforce programs and counseling participants so that all programmatic metrics are successfully met.

Opportunity Center Manager. While delivering innovative solutions, exceptional service and trusted results, the Opportunity Center Manager will work with the City of Newport News, staff, partner staff, case management staff and others to provide the day-to-day guidance for the Opportunity Center. The Opportunity Center Manager will work closely with the Center staff in the daily operations while performing professional and technical community and business engagement, Center activities including training, workshops, grant support, work monitoring performance to endure contract compliance, quality of services provided, and positive outcomes.

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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