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ALL APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT COVER LETTER WITH RESUME.

CCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We seek talented, dedicated individuals who possess a strong commitment to CCA’s mission, including those with relevant personal experience in terms of recovery and/or justice involvement.

CCA’s Youth Services Department is seeking a qualified positive youth development professional to deliver employment services for youth impacted by the justice system.

JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBLITIES:

· Provide Work Readiness programming at CCA’s main location in Downtown Brooklyn or satellite offices in Brownsville, Brooklyn; provide remote workshops for youth as necessary

· Conduct intakes with new participants and document youth’s contact information, employment experience and employment plans

· Facilitate Work Readiness Workshops includes resume writing, interviewing technique and sharing job training and employment opportunities with youth

· Develop Employment Action Plans with youth that outline their steps for achieving employment and complete Skills Passports with youth to measure work readiness and track progress towards employment goals

· Conduct regular outreach to participants to build relationships and ensure continued engagement in programming; outreach to youth placed in HSE, certification and employment to provide ongoing support and coaching

· Enter intake information, workshop attendance, and progress toward milestones in internal QuickBase database and external DOP Connect database

· Conduct outreach to community employment partners to provide workshops, guest speakers and potential job placement for program participants

· Provide referrals to, vocational opportunities and academic programs; chaperone youth to referral opportunity

· Complete weekly reports that detail programming successes, youth progress and planned next steps to support participant goals


QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

· Degree in education, youth development, social work or other related field degree preferred

· Minimum 3 years’ experience in youth program development, implementation and coordination

· Strong knowledge of community-based and employment resources a plus

· Knowledge of and strong interest in juvenile justice issues and positive youth development best practices required

· Strong interpersonal and team building skills

· Experience working with justice involved youth a plus

· Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus

CCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We seek talented, dedicated individuals who possess a strong commitment to CCA’s mission, including those with relevant personal experience in terms of recovery and/or justice involvement.


ALL APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT COVER LETTER WITH RESUME.

CCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We seek talented, dedicated individuals who possess a strong commitment to CCA’s mission, including those with relevant personal experience in…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    August 2, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    July 30, 2021

Benefits

Benefits: Dental Insurance, Disability insurance, Employee assistance program, Flexible spending account, Health insurance, Life insurance, Paid time off, Professional development assistance, Referral program, Retirement plan, and Vision insurance.

Benefits: Dental Insurance, Disability insurance, Employee assistance program, Flexible spending account, Health insurance, Life insurance, Paid time off, Professional…

Location

On-site
25 Chapel St, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA

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