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SUMMARY: This position coordinates and structures the local employment program for assigned clients, to include job placement, job development and job readiness.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
*Coordinates employment and training services to assure efficient and effective service delivery and to meet program goals for client referral, placement, participation and transition.
*Performs employment intake as a part of the client orientation, including assessing experience, strengths, knowledge, skills, abilities and limitations of clients.
*Develops employment plan, self-sufficiency plan and required budgets for refugees including measurable goals, objectives, strategies and time frames for achievement.
*Works with clients to address barriers to employment, and identify and make use of appropriate community resources. Maintains detailed case notes of services provided.
*Provides employment services and orientation to work place to newly arriving refugees.
*Conducts required reviews for refugees placed in jobs and follows up with employers regarding job placement status.
*Works with businesses and industry to develop potential employment and training opportunities for clients.
*Fosters strong working relationships with businesses, community based organizations, and partner agencies. *Provides consistent communication with partner agencies to ensure coordination of services and development of job placement opportunities.
*Prepares and submits reports in a timely fashion and as necessary.
*Coordinates interpreters for Employment Program when needed.
*Completes data entry into agency software and all other required programs.
*Represents the Agency in the community and workplace in a professional and ethical manner.
*Demonstrates sensitivity to the service population's cultural and socioeconomic characteristics.
*Demonstrates strong interpersonal, decision-making, problem-solving, oral, and written skills.
*Utilizes a basic knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: High School Diploma or equivalent required with three years of related experience.
To apply for our open positions, please visit our website at https://www.cccofva.org/careers to submit an application. We only review applications submitted for our current open positions and will contact you if we are interested in moving forward with you as a qualified candidate. Commonwealth Catholic Charities is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace. Thank you for your interest!