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About MEDA

The Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) is a community-based, local economic development organization, which, for over 47 years, has engaged individuals, families, and small businesses in community-building strategies. Rooted in the Mission and focused on San Francisco, MEDA’s mission is to strengthen low- and moderate-income Latino families by promoting economic equity and social justice through asset building and community development.


About the Workforce Development Coach

The Workforce Development Coach is responsible for providing group and one-on-one Workforce Development and Financial Capability education and coaching. They are responsible for delivering an integrated service coaching model that incorporates career pathways support, enhancing job development skills,  and Financial Capability for every client. They will be responsible for coaching within two important sets of work: the Neighborhood Job Center and the Latino Equity through Technology Initiative training programs -- Mission Techies (Computer Programming) and Mission Admins (Office Administration and Financial Sector). 

The Coach is responsible for workshop facilitation, one-on-one coaching, and connecting clients to education, vocational training, employment opportunities, and referrals to partner organizations. Also, the Coach will connect clients to financial services and products to best support them in reaching their wealth-building goals. The Coach is responsible for completing career and financial assessments, goal setting, and action plans with clients, and providing at minimum quarterly follow-up. This position will work closely with the Workforce Development team, as well as with all other Asset Building programs and staff.


Neighborhood Job Center

MEDA will coordinate the delivery of neighborhood-based employment services in program models that already offer a variety of services that strengthen communities and support residents in achieving economic stability and general well-being.


Many low-income job seekers require more than workforce services to achieve economic stability. Workforce services are critical to economic stability, but individuals and families may need help from additional education and supportive services in order to succeed. We seek to provide a range of integrated services to low-income individuals and families to help them along the path to economic security.


In addition to existing program offerings, Neighborhood Job Center serves as a point of entry into the public workforce system and as a dedicated Employment and training liaison. MEDA's Neighborhood Job Center will:

  • Provide wrap-around support and related services to assist job seekers to address and overcome significant barriers to employment.
  • Prepare and support low-income residents in building their foundation skills and proficiency in core workplace competencies, including work preparedness skills.
  • Connect work-ready job seekers to employer(s)/employment opportunities and to approved vocational skills training providers/training opportunities.
  • Full integration/bundling of financial and workforce coaching. 
  • Consistent baseline and follow-up financial assessments for every client centered on debt, income, savings, and credit
  • Strategic partnerships and referrals with local organizations.


Job Responsibilities:


  • Facilitate Workforce, Financial Capability, and other Asset Building workshops
  • Provide one-on-one Workforce and Financial Coaching- including intake, assessments, goal setting, action planning, and follow-up
  • Coach clients through job readiness, resume and cover letter building, interview prep, job search through placement 
  • Connect clients with relevant education, training programs, hiring events, and potential employers to increase career pathways opportunities in a timely manner.
  • Provide Workforce and Financial Coaching directly to clients and navigate through potential job barriers such as language, immigration status, justice system involvement, limited technology access, and basic computer literacy, etc. 
  • Coach clients on financial education components- including budgeting, debt, income, savings, credit, and safe banking
  • Facilitation and administration of the Mission Admins program
  • Work closely with other Workforce and Asset Building team members on shared initiatives
  • Activate community members through outreach, community events, and other organizing opportunities.
  • Ensure all data and reports are accurate, thorough, and timely to ensure compliance and evaluate the success of the program, maintaining an accurate record of the clients’ progress.
  • Work closely with other Workforce and Asset Building partners to keep the community up-to-date and connected to all available services.
  • Participate in special projects as needed within MEDA and Asset Building Programs Department
  • Participate in other duties as assigned.


Qualifications:


  • Bilingual Spanish and English required.
  • BA or equivalent degree, or equivalent experience required.
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of Workforce Development coaching experience preferred. 
  • Experience delivering financial education and coaching preferred.
  • Knowledge of San Francisco’s workforce network a plus.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge and proficient use of software technology that assists in tracking program results, including but not limited to  MS Office, Salesforce, and Google Suite.
  • Demonstrated organization and planning skills to effectively work in a non-structured environment and adapt to changes in priorities.
  • Passion for serving underserved populations, particularly low-income individuals, immigrants, and English learners.


TO APPLY:

Please click on the following link and complete the application form.

https://medasf.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=68


About MEDA

The Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) is a community-based, local economic development organization, which, for over 47 years, has engaged individuals, families, and small businesses in community-building strategies…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    October 1, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    September 30, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Salary

USD 55,000 - USD 60,000

Benefits

Our Benefits include:

  • Comprehensive medical, vision and dental insurance for employees and their dependents – 100% Medical KP Plan covered by MEDA 
  • Matching 401(k) Plan, Life and Disability Insurance 
  • Generous Paid Time Off -- minimum of 20 days 
  • Employee Assistance Program that offers free financial or legal counseling to employees and their families.
  • ​​​​​​​And Other forms of voluntary benefits.


Our Benefits include:

  • Comprehensive medical, vision and dental insurance for employees and their dependents – 100% Medical KP Plan covered by MEDA 
  • Matching 401(k) Plan, Life and…

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish fluency required

Spanish fluency required

Location

On-site
2301 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
Suite 301

How to Apply

TO APPLY:

Please click on the following link and complete the application form.

https://medasf.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=68


TO APPLY:

Please click on the following link and complete the application form.

https://medasf.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=68


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