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Career Counselor, Los Angeles

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The Actors Fund LA
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Los Angeles, CA
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Published 28 days ago

The Actors Fund, a nationwide human services organization that helps all professionals in performing arts and entertainment, seeks a Career Counselor to provide specialized individual and group career counseling services to help members of the community identify, develop and manage their employment options.  This is currently a hybrid position with the expectation of an eventual return to work 2-3 days per week in the CA offices.


RESPONSIBILITIES


The Career Counselor plays an important role in helping individuals in the performing arts and entertainment community develop and manage work-life skills and strategies to address the uncertain nature of unemployment in the industry. Specifically, the Career Counseling Team works with clients to develop new or supplemental income streams, as well as an entrepreneurial framework to their career management. These individual career plans are accomplished via self-assessment, career exploration activities, and labor market research, all focused on meeting career and economic goals. This position also facilitates groups, seminars, workshops and panels. Additionally, the Career Counselor will assist in researching, studying, testing and implementing best practices in working to move individuals in the performing arts and entertainment community towards greater economic stability. 


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

·        Master’s degree in Career Counseling, Social Work, Mental Health Counseling or related field  

·        Minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in adult counseling or coaching 

·        Skilled at verbal and written communication with clients, colleagues and stakeholders 


ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

·        Potential weekend and/or evening hours

·        Potential national travel


PREFERRED QUALITIES

·        Knowledge of the performing arts and entertainment community 

·        Ability to provide bilingual career counseling services in English and Spanish 

·        Familiarity with remote work and virtual platforms  

·        Experience facilitating workshops, seminars and groups 

·        Knowledge of career counseling practices and theories 



ABOUT THIS POSITION

This is a full-time salaried position based in The Actors Fund’s Western Region offices in Mid-Wilshire Los Angeles. The Actors Fund offers a competitive salary, as well as a comprehensive benefits package, including: choice of multiple health and dental plans, voluntary vision, flex and dependent care plans, employer-paid life and long-term disability insurance, supplemental life and disability, 401(k) plan with generous employer match, tuition reimbursement, generous paid time off and TransitCheck commuter benefit or paid parking, depending on location. 


ABOUT THE ACTORS FUND

The Actors Fund is a national human services organization that fosters stability and resiliency, and provides a safety net for performing arts and entertainment professionals over their lifespan. Through offices in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, The Fund serves everyone in film, theatre, television, music, opera, radio and dance with programs including social services and emergency financial assistance, health care and insurance counseling, housing, and secondary employment and training services.


In an effort to protect our fellow employees and visitors, The Actors Fund requires all employees to receive the COVID-19 Vaccination subject to accommodations required by law.



For more about The Actors Fund, please visit: www.actorsfund.org.


The Actors Fund is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Built into the value statement of The Actors Fund is a commitment to embrace diversity and seek equity, inclusion and dignity for all. We celebrate our differences and strive to cultivate an environment of mutual respect.

The Actors Fund, a nationwide human services organization that helps all professionals in performing arts and entertainment, seeks a Career Counselor to provide specialized individual and group career counseling services to help…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    Master's Degree Required
  • Experience Level
    Intermediate
Salary
USD $62,500 - USD $68,000
/ year

Benefits

The Actors Fund offers a competitive salary, as well as a comprehensive benefits package, including: choice of multiple health and dental plans, voluntary vision, flex and dependent care plans, employer-paid life and long-term disability insurance, supplemental life and disability, 401(k) plan with generous employer match, tuition reimbursement, generous paid time off and TransitCheck commuter benefit or paid parking, depending on location.  

The Actors Fund offers a competitive salary, as well as a comprehensive benefits package, including: choice of multiple health and dental plans, voluntary vision, flex and…

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual English/Spanish a preferred

Bilingual English/Spanish a preferred

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Los Angeles, CA
Associated Location
Los Angeles, CA, USA

How to Apply

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TO APPLY

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