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Trainer STRIVE New York

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STRIVE International, Inc.


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ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW

STRIVE is a leading national workforce development solution for people who face the biggest obstacles to employment. Our proven model propels students into careers that lead to upward mobility and define the promise of the American Dream. Headquartered in East Harlem, New York and since its founding in 1984, STRIVE has helped more than 75,000 graduates prepare for career success through employment programs geared toward those left behind in the economy, including adults, young adults, and those with a history in the justice system. Learn more about the STRIVE Difference in our 3-minute video.


STRIVE operates in New York City and through partners in cities across the country. In 2019, STRIVE embarked on an ambitious growth plan to expand our impact in current and new cities.

SUMMARY

STRIVE is looking for a trainer to assist with serving individuals in their Career Path program. The Career Path program offers occupational skills training, career coaching, job placement assistance, and life time services. START focuses on attitude, accountability, personal responsibility, workplace ethics, professional etiquette, and interpersonal skills. The STRIVE start program will not only help individuals land a job but build a career.

This job will be remote for a portion of 2021, with a return to the East Harlem office when it reopens.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist the Director of Training with facilitating various modules in STRIVE’s Career Path program, which includes motivational sessions, attitudinal training, goal setting; orientation to workplace expectations, conflict resolution, sexual harassment, and communication skills.
  • Conduct monthly workshop orientations to an average of 50 participants.
  • Specialize in resume creation, interviewing techniques, facilitation, and classroom management.
  • Ongoing collaboration with other departments for case conferences, feedback, referrals, and continuous support.
  • Present information using a variety of instructional techniques or formats, such as role playing, simulations, team exercises, group discussions, videos, or lectures.
  • Organize and obtain training procedure manuals and course materials such as handouts and visual materials to be given to students as needed
  • Maintain documentation, attendance records, and distribute metro cards daily.
  • Complete Apricot data entry for the following areas: Cohort Enrollments, Cohort Completions, Cohort Attendance
  • Complete weekly case notes to document student progress
  • Partner with the business development team to present workshops during “jump start” to prepare students for job search

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Ability to interact positively with a variety of personalities and socio-economic populations and to maintain confidentiality.
  • Knowledge of the local labor market and employer requirements.
  • Act as an example of professionalism to participants by dressing appropriately, and always starting on time.
  • Convey relevant information about the program to the participants, funders, visitors, and STRIVE staff.
  • Provides one-on-one support to participants to address their motivation, emotional stability, and job readiness skills.
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in job readiness or workforce development required
  • Must be computer literate with a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Must have a high energy level with excellent administrative, communication, interpersonal, and, presentation skills
  • Must be flexible and able to assess the needs of the client, and have the ability to keep calm and reason during stressful situations.
  • Bilingual speaking abilities preferred

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this classification. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this classification, the employee must possess the physical capabilities to perform the following: ability to carry objects weighing up to 10 pounds, sitting, typing, reaching, handling, talking, hearing, seeing, standing, walking, stooping, and bending. While performing the duties of this classification, the employee works in an office setting where the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.



STRIVE considers applicants for all positions without regard to: race; color; religion; gender; national origin; age; sexual orientation; marital or veteran status; the presence of a medical condition, genetic information or handicap, unrelated to performing the tasks of the job; or any other legally protected status.




ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW

STRIVE is a leading national workforce development solution for people who face the biggest obstacles to employment. Our proven model propels students into careers that lead to upward mobility and define the…

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  • Full Time Schedule
  • Professional

Benefits

BENEFITS

STRIVE offers the following benefits:

·        Health Care Plans (Medical Plans That Offer Gym Reimbursement Programs, Dental & Vision)

·        Retirement Plan (401k)

·        Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)

·        Paid Time Off (PTO & Public Holidays – The Office is Closed The Week of Christmas Through New Year’s Day)

·        Paid Family Leave (Maternity, Paternity)

·        Short Term & Long Term Disability

·        Employee Assistance Program

·        Legal Insurance

·        Accident Insurance

·        Critical Illness Insurance

BENEFITS

STRIVE offers the following benefits:

·        Health Care Plans (Medical Plans That Offer Gym Reimbursement Programs, Dental & Vision)

·        Retirement Plan (401k)

·        Life Insurance…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
Associated Location
205 East 122nd Street, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10035

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