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Employment Coordinator

Description: Jobs Plus is a part of Henry Street Settlement’s Education and Employment Services, a $10M division providing a continuum of services from early childhood education through adult workforce programs designed to assist individuals in obtaining the skills necessary for lifetime self-sufficiency. Jobs-Plus is a proven, place-based model to provide holistic employment, education, and financial counseling services to public housing residents. Henry Street Settlement’s Jobs-Plus program provides services to residents of Jacob Riis and Lillian Wald Houses on the Lower East Side. The Employment Coordinator works with residents on career development, job placement and job retention goals. •Develop strong working relationships with participants in order to help participants secure and maintain viable and long-lasting employment •Provide vocational counseling, career readiness, assistance with job search and job retention to participants that results in meeting monthly job placement and retention targets •Assist participants in removing barriers to employment by making connections to necessary services both within and outside HSS •Complete basic reporting requirements including, but not limited to, progress notes and client tracking; Ensure data entry is completed by deadline dates as assigned •Identify potential training programs/partners that will enhance participants’ connection to the workforce •Maintain regular contact with each participant’s support system, as well as other stakeholders, when necessary •Facilitate educational, vocational, work readiness, and personal development groups as necessary/directed •Participate fully in program design development to meet needs of participants and program goals •Attend meetings, workshops, and conferences, as requested •Travel to multiple service sites within the division as needed •Participate in case management, staff and supervisory meetings as scheduled. •Other duties as assigned by supervisor Employment Coordinator for Jobs Plus:

Salary Commensurate with experience
Type of Opportunity F/T
Location New York, NY
Field of Study Social Work, Human Services, Education, Business, Psychology,
Degree Wanted Bachelor’s Degree
Special Skills & Requirements •Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Human Services, Education, Business, Psychology, or related field and two (2) years relevant experience OR high school diploma/GED and five (5) to seven (7) years relevant experience required •Two (2) to three (3) years relevant experience in workforce development, recruiting, human resources preferred •Demonstrated experience providing comprehensive assessment and case management services to large caseload •Demonstrated experience effectively teaching or facilitating groups and individuals to achieve a desired outcome using up-to-date techniques/methods •Self-motivated, able to work efficiently and effectively under pressure both as an individual and member of a team •Demonstrated experience hitting monthly placement and retention targets •Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task •Excellent verbal and written communication and strong interpersonal skills required, ability to effectively conduct meetings, trainings, groups preferred •Computer proficiency: Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) required, various data collection software required, database maintenance required, web/cloud-based programs required, targeted internet research required, social media (including Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, CareerBuilder,, etc.) preferred, web-based mailing services preferred, experience using Outcomes/Resume Video database ideal •Bilingual (English/Cantonese or English/Spanish) preferred
Company Name Henry Street Settlement
Address: 265 Henry Street, New York, NY
Phone: 212.766.9200
About the Company: Founded in 1893 by social work and public health pioneer Lillian Wald and based on Manhattan's Lower East Side, Henry Street Settlement delivers a wide range of social service, arts and health care programs to more than 60,000 New Yorkers each year.
How To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to Indicate “Evening Program Coordinator” AND the website where the position was found in subject of e-mail.
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