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The Guidance Center of Westchester | Mount Vernon, NY
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The Guidance Center of Westchester


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Published 13 days ago

SALARY: Based on Experience

 

POSITION: Employment and Outreach Coordinator                       

 

PROGRAM: The Center for College & Careers

 

HOURS: Full-Time, 9-5 PM

 

SKILLS/ABILITY or Qualifications:

  •  Excellent communication skills and counseling abilities
  • Strong networking skills and ability to connect with professionals from different industries
  • Knowledge in management and recruitment procedures
  • Knowledge of labor market trends/requirements, and skills/abilities required in a wide variety of occupations
  • Ability to engage and motivate disconnected youth
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to develop educational and employment plans with program participants
  • A passion and desire to work with, and advocate for, at-risk youth, many of whom may have multiple barriers to employment

JOB DESCRIPTION:  

The Employment and Outreach Coordinator is responsible for securing internships and/or employment for youth, ages 16-24. The Employment and Outreach Coordinator will be responsible for interacting with businesses across Westchester County to identify partnership and career-building opportunities for program participants.

  • Identify participant's interests and career plans to recruit employers. 
  • Develop employer contacts for placement of program participants. 
  • Coordinate career workshops, evaluation, skill training, job-readiness training, resume building, interview techniques, and other activities related to employment.
  • Conduct on-site interviews with potential partners and employers.
  • Communicate with employers and make note of our expectations, their expectations, and participants' responsibilities.     
  • Recruit at least 20 program participants.
  • Assist program participants in planning for construction training or employment.
  • Collect, review, prepare, and submit data and program reports.
  • Develop, monitor, and evaluate paid and non-paid work experiences for students.
  • Review/update program database (OSOS) weekly.
  • Follow-up with job coaching to ensure at least 3 months’ retention
  • Provide READI training and other career development workshops to program participants.
  • Coordinate Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP).

 

 

SALARY: Based on Experience

 

SEND RESUMES TO: asieunarine@theguidancecenter.org

          

HIRING SUPERVISOR:   Amrika Sieunarine

 

POSITION: Employment and Outreach Coordinator                       

 

PROGRAM: The Center for College & Careers

 

HOURS: Full-Time, 9-5 PM

 

SKILLS/ABILITY or Qualifications:

  •  Excellent communication skills and counseling abilities
  • Strong networking skills…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 2-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Level of Language Proficiency

English

English

How to Apply

SEND RESUMES TO: asieunarine@theguidancecenter.org

          

HIRING SUPERVISOR:   Amrika Sieunarine

SEND RESUMES TO: asieunarine@theguidancecenter.org

          

HIRING SUPERVISOR:   Amrika Sieunarine

Location

256 Washington Street, Mount Vernon, NY 10553

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