Thriving families. Brighter futures.

Workforce Development Specialist

Hours: M-F 10-7, flex Fri 10-6

JOB SUMMARY:

Coordination and provision of Workforce Development services for Transitional Housing Program, Residential Treatment Program, and Community clients. Assist with the implementation and delivery of classes and individual sessions to include job readiness training, youth employment activities, and vocational assessment.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

  1. Responsible for planning and facilitating classes and workshops, on such topics as, resume writing and job interviewing skills.
  2. Build and maintain relationships with local community companies and organizations that will provide additional training and job opportunities. Collaborates with outside agencies to facilitate and integrate Program components.
  3. Assist in the recruitment, screening and selection of program participants. Identifies needs of program participants and makes appropriate recommendations, referrals and linkages.
  4. Develop a client-centered goal sheet with each client that describes objectives, interventions, methods and supportive services necessary to achieve the objectives, and outlines time frames for participation.
  5. Develop and maintain a database to track outcome measures of workforce participants.
  6. Act as an advocate in researching, referring and linking participants to mainstream resources and job readiness and vocational training.
  7. Facilitate job readiness classes. Conducts visits to homes, schools and or other service providers in order to help client achieve their service plan goals.
  8. Design an individualized service plan, ensuring strategies, interventions and services are family-centered, flexible and community-based.
  9. Ensure collaboration and coordination among all agencies involved in the implementation of the service plan.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, or related field required.
  2. Experience with providing job coaching, workforce development or job training preferred.
  3. At least (1) year of experience working with low-income, high-risk children, teens, and families.
  4. Good oral and written communication skills.
  5. Excellent organization and planning skills (developing curricula, creating workshops).
  6. Requires access to a reliable automobile and a valid California driver’s license with a driving record acceptable to the agency’s insurance carrier.
  7. Bilingual Spanish.

HOW TO APPLY

Internal Candidates (who have been in their current position for at least six months) may submit a Transfer Request Form to Human Resources.

Standard Mail
St. Anne’s – Human Resources
155 N. Occidental Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90026
Fax: (213) 385-1533

Via email: resume@stannes.org

You may send your resume as a part of the body of your e-mail or attach it as a Microsoft Word document or PDF file.

Once a resume or application is submitted to St. Anne’s it is screened and processed. PLEASE DO NOT CALL to inquire about the status of your resume. If you are deemed a good fit for any of our current openings, we will contact you for an interview.

Please note, St. Anne’s conducts a physical, including tuberculosis and drug screen; fingerprinting and background check which includes Child Abuse Index, FBI and Department of Justice, as well as reference checks.

Thank you for your interest in St. Anne’s!

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