Employment Center Coordinator (Chinese speaker)

Job Type

Full Time



Start Date



87 Tyler Street, 5/F
United States


The Asian American Civic Association (AACA) provides limited English speaking and economically disadvantaged people with education, occupational training and social services enabling them to realize lasting economic self-sufficiency.

Position Summary: The Employment Specialist in AACA’s Employment Center is responsible for job placement of unemployed individuals including career counseling and job readiness training of clients and employer outreach. Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Meet with clients one-on-one to learn about skills, employment preferences, and develop an individual career plan
  • Provide career coaching and employment advice, guiding clients through online employment assessments
  • Prepare and revise clients’ resumes and cover letters prior to job application
  • Lead group job search workshops, assisting clients with job applications and cover letters
  • Lead individual and group job readiness training
  • Develop and maintain relationships with employer partners and develop understanding of employer requirements and skills needed to fill vacancies
  • Develop job leads and interview opportunities for clients through actively calling and visiting employers
  • Engage employers in activities such as conducting mock interviews, leading workshops, and hiring and supporting clients
  • Place clients in employment, including helping participants complete applications, contacting employers on clients’ behalf, and prepping clients for job interviews
  • Regularly communicate job openings to clients
  • Coordinate annual Job Fair including employer and client outreach and event planning
  • Assist with outreach and recruitment for Employment Center clients
  • Report to funders with quantitative and narrative reports regularly
  • Coordinate computer skills class and supervise instructor
  • Coordinate financial literacy workshops for AACA’s education and training programs.
  • Maintain records, documentation, and track clients in database, producing regular reports on services and outcomes
  • Update job boards, marketing material, and job openings listed on website
  • Participate in the testing of new applicants


  • Must be fluent in Mandarin and/or Cantonese
  • Bachelors degree preferred
  • Experience providing direct services to immigrant and/or low-income clients required
  • Experience building relationships with employers strongly preferred
  • Keen understanding of tools needed for career advancement
  • Strong organizational skills with excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, oral and written
  • Commitment to AACA’s mission of helping limited English speaking and economically disadvantaged people gain economic self-sufficiency

Salary is commensurate with experience. Full benefit package included.

To apply, send resume and cover letter indicating the title of the position to:

HR Department

Asian American Civic Association

87 Tyler Street, 5th floor

Boston, MA 02111

Email: hr@aaca-boston.org

Posted July 10, 2018. Position open until filled.


Full benefit package included

Level of Language Proficiency


Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply


To apply, send resume and cover letter indicating the title of the position to:

HR Department

Asian American Civic Association

87 Tyler Street, 5th floor

Boston, MA 02111