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Career Development & Graduate Services Instructor

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The Doe Fund
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New York, NY
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Published 27 days ago

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Are you ready to embark on a new career endeavor?

Join The Doe Fund on our mission to break the cycles of homelessness, addiction, and criminal recidivism by providing holistic services, housing and work opportunities to the under-served populations including the formerly homeless and incarcerated, disconnected youth, veterans, and people living with AIDS. Our flagship transitional work program-- Ready, Willing & Able-- integrates paid work, occupational training, and holistic supportive services to facilitate an individual’s return to mainstream society.

Key Responsibilities:

Facilitating and Tutoring

  • Facilitate CSS (Career Success Strategies Online) class which covers: 
  • Online Job Application
  • Personal and Professional References
  • Budgeting
  • Job interviewing both general and job sector specific
  • Resume Building
  • Cover Letter Building
  • Virtual interview software
  • Meet regularly with assigned caseload of trainees to deliver one-on-one coaching in:
  • Resume preparation
  • Virtual interview preparation and practice
  • Difficult questions and employment gaps
  • Ongoing job search efforts
  • Interact in person and via email with Program Directors, Case Managers and other Career Coaching Professionals to refine understanding of applicants’ needs and identify targeted job development efforts
  • Maintain up-to-date records on client efforts, progress and development needs
  • Aid in facilitating monthly mock interviews with corporate partners
  • Participate in both staff and team meetings
  • Conduct service oriented orientations on overall and specific department services as scheduled by facility and Career Development and Graduate Services Manager 

 Job Placement Assistance/Coaching 

  • Participate on a job sector team
  • Aiding in employer referral opportunities for clients 
  • Maintaining employer relationships where appropriate
  • Engaging clients for employment satisfaction by aiding clients to create and follow a career plan
  • Advocate for clientele when denied employment
  • Aid in gathering evidence of rehabilitation
  • Maintaining up to date records for tracking and follow-up
  • Submit weekly sector specific job leads via Indeed for referral to job seekers
  • Schedule and conduct weekly one on one job search coaching sessions as directed by career development plan[1] [2] [3] [4] 

 Student/Graduate Follow-up 

  • Document student engagement through data entry, case notes, status emails and case conference meeting
  • Structure and maintain personal availability schedule for heavy walk in engagement with participants under direction of Career Development and Graduate Services Manager
  •  Provide comprehensive graduate case management for a caseload of engaged participants which includes career coaching, professional portfolio development and employment referrals
  • Update and refer graduates to active graduate resource list to support retention outcomes related to, employment, housing and sobriety
  • Act as point person for re engagement with displaced graduates or graduate job seekers, connecting them to in house housing support, temporary work contract opportunities and overall career development support
  • Support retention outcomes and the collection of retention information through weekly outreach to graduates
  • Responsible for all administrative tasks connected to the facilitation of the retention oriented Earning Supplement Program

Professional Development

  • Participating in relevant professional development trainings and workshops    

Miscellaneous 

Participate in the completion of special projects as directed by the Career Development and Graduate Services Manager

The Ideal Candidate:

· You have earned a bachelor’s degree in a related field

· You have a passionate desire to motivate participants to secure and retain employment

· You have two to four years of experience working with workforce re-entry for those with significant re-entry barriers; especially the homeless and individuals with conviction histories

· You have two to four years of classroom facilitation

· You have excellent interpersonal skills necessary to work effectively with a in a culturally diverse environment

· You have working knowledge of MS, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Google

· You have strong oral and written communication, presentation and networking skills

· You have excellent organizational skills

· You have the ability to Manage multiple agendas effectively

· You have the Ability to follow-up and multi-task

· You have the ability Ability to work independently and be a team player

· You are flexible, creative and have a solution-oriented approach to issues You are able to work on average two-three evenings per week

Let’s Connect 

 

Are you ready to embark on a new career endeavor?

Join The Doe Fund on our mission to break the cycles of homelessness, addiction, and criminal recidivism by providing holistic services, housing and work opportunities to the…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

Up to $50,700USD

Location

On-site
2960 Frederick Douglass Blvd, New York, NY 10039, USA

How to Apply

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