Career Services Job Opportunities

Employment Coordinator

Description: • 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 related tasks as assigned by supervisor

Salary Unknown
Type of Opportunity Full Time
Location New York, NY
Field of Study Social Science
Degree Wanted Bachelor
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) years relevant experience required. • Two (2) to three (3) years relevant experience in workforce development, recruiting, human resources preferred. • Sensitivity towards, and ability to, work with diverse individuals including, but not limited to, NYCHA/Public Housing Residents, young adults, English language learners and other to low-income, high-barrier to employment populations. • Demonstrated experience working in a goal-driven environment to achieve monthly targets. • Demonstrated experience effectively teaching or facilitating groups and individuals to achieve a desired outcome using up-to-date techniques/methods. • Experience providing comprehensive assessment and case management services and/or helping others to large caseload desirable. • Good judgement and problem solving ability, strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task. • Self-motivated, able to work efficiently and effectively under pressure both as an individual and member of a team. • 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, Monster.com, 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
Contact:
Address: 265 Henry Street, New York, NY, 10002
Email: jobs@henrystreet.org
Phone: 212-766-9200
Website: www.HenryStreet.org
About the Company: Since 1893, Henry Street has delivered the most effective, compassionate and comprehensive services possible to residents of the Lower East Side. As a multifaceted not-for-profit, Henry Street provides innovative social services, arts programs and healthcare services from 17 locations throughout the Lower East Side. Building upon its legacy for innovation and effective programming, Henry Street has grown to offer more than 50 different programs, currently making it one of the most comprehensive settlement houses in New York City, as well as one of the city’s largest social service agencies. Henry Street is governed by a 45-member Board of Directors and is supported by government grants and contracts, as well as foundation, corporate, and individual support.
How To Apply: Please email your Cover Letter and Resume to jobs@henrystreet.org. Please indicate job title “Employment Coordinator – WDC” in the subject line.
Expiration Date:
(YYYY-MM-DD)
2017-07-19

 

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