BronxConnect Employment Specialist

Job Type

Full Time




PO Box 617
United States



RTG Employment Specialist

Full Time

Position Description:

To engage at-risk youth and young adults in career exploration and employment training that meet the demands of today’s skilled-based workforce in order for youth to achieve economic independence.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Prepare youth with job acquisition skills
  • Develop curriculum that includes Resume creation, job application and interview skills
  • Interviews youth’s to record and assess employment information to determine clients’ career development opportunities.
  • Establish relationships with employers that will work with youth in training program
  • Determines employers’ job requirements and refers qualified clients.
  • Determines youth eligibility for employment and explains requirements of job.
  • Determines what employment services are needed and explains available job openings and occupational trainings available.
  • Verifies the satisfactory placement of youth with employers and obtains some form of employment verification.
  • Contacts employers to follow up with referrals.
  • May administer and interpret aptitude and proficiency tests
  • Update information to case managers related to youth’s behavior and progress.
  • Manage each student’s personal file in an organized and discreet manner
  • Performs related work as assigned.


  • Associate Degree and/or 3 years of full-time paid satisfactory work experience in one of the following areas: sales, personnel/human resources, marketing, human services, advertising or other related fields.
  • 2+ years work experience with children/youth
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity with urban youth and urban church community a plus
  • Highly creative; skilled multi-tasker, precise attention to details and initiator; works well under pressure with competing priorities under strict time constraints.
  • Applicants from the South Bronx, or similar urban areas, are encouraged to apply.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish a plus

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

2-year degree

How To Apply

Please e-mail RESUME and COVER LETTER to, attention DirectorTara Brown-Arnell. Cover letters must contain desired salary. Please include a description of a situation when you secured employment for a hard to place youth. Applicants can only apply via email. No calls to the office will be accepted. Resumes with no cover letter will not be reviewed.