POSITION: Employment and Outreach Coordinator
PROGRAM: The Center for College & Careers
HOURS: Full-Time, 9-5 PM
SKILLS/ABILITY or Qualifications: Excellent communication skills and counseling abilities
Strong networking skills and ability to connect with professionals from different industries
Knowledge in management and recruitment procedures
Knowledge of labor market trends/requirements, and skills/abilities required in a wide variety of occupations
Ability to engage and motivate disconnected youth
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work independently
Ability to develop educational and employment plans with program participants
A passion and desire to work with, and advocate for, at-risk youth, many of whom may have multiple barriers to employment
JOB DESCRIPTION: The Employment and Outreach Coordinator is responsible for securing internships and/or employment for youth, ages 16-24.
The Employment and Outreach Coordinator will be responsible for interacting with businesses across Westchester County to identify partnership and career-building opportunities for program participants. Identify participant's interests and career plans to recruit employers.
Develop employer contacts for placement of program participants.
Coordinate career workshops, evaluation, skill training, job-readiness training, resume building, interview techniques, and other activities related to employment.
Conduct on-site interviews with potential partners and employers.
Communicate with employers and make note of our expectations, their expectations, and participants' responsibilities.
Recruit at least 20 program participants.
Assist program participants in planning for construction training or employment.
Collect, review, prepare and submit data and program reports.
Develop, monitor, and evaluate paid and non-paid work experiences for students.
Review/update program database (OSOS) weekly.
Follow-up with job coaching to ensure at least 3 months’ retention Provide READI training and other career development workshops to program participants.
Coordinate Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP).
SALARY: Based on Experience
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The Guidance Center of Westchester
256 Washington Street
Mount Vernon, NY 10553