Employment Services Volunteers

Published

10/29/2018

Start Date

12/03/2018

Times of day

Weekday Afternoons

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

Herndon
Virginia
United States

Description

Cornerstones is looking for Employment Services Volunteers to support the Employment Specialist. Volunteers will assist clients to build/customize their resume and cover letter, research and apply for employment, create an email address, or other tasks needed to help our clients gain employment.


Times: Clinics—Tuesdays and Thursday afternoons from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Commitment per week: Minimum of one clinic a week or one day for Job-Readiness class

                                                                                                                     

Responsibilities:

·       Treat all clients with dignity, respect and patience—not making judgments about their situation or abilities;

·       Assist client in researching and applying for employment;

·       Learn about the client’s employment history and assist to improve resume and cover letter using the WinWay Resume software;

·       Help client create a professional email address and/or voice mail message, if needed;

·       Support, guide, affirm, and provide positive examples through listening, assisting in problem solving and bringing out individual strengths and talents; and

·       Review interview preparation such as determining appropriate business attire and possible interview questions.


Qualifications:

·       21-year-old minimum age limit

·       Prior experience teaching or mentoring adults

·       Genuine interest and patience for working with adults

·       Interested in learning WinWay Resume software to assist clients

·       Committed to working on the date and time agreed to with the Employment Specialist

·       Available on an ongoing basis throughout the stated timeframe during the days and times mentioned above

·       Satisfactory completion of Criminal History and Child Protective Services background checks.

Benefits

  • Training Provided

How To Apply

morgan.grant@cornerstonesva.org

Interested? Contact morgan.grant@cornerstonesva.org for questions or more information


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