Youth Job Center is currently looking for applicants for a Career Advisor position on it’s Out-of-School Youth team.
If you are interested in applying for this position complete the application here.
Career advisor - out-of-school youth team
Full time. Reports to the Manager of Employer Relations.
Primary responsibilities include:
Provide employment counseling, coaching, placement, and retention support for youth ages 16-25.
Work with youth to identify interests, explore careers, sharing information about current labor market trends, and guide them toward goal setting in alignment with their skills and needs.
Work in tandem with the Career Pathways team to provide supports toward longer-term career planning and opportunities.
With YJC staff, employers, community organizations and school districts, recruit young adult participants.
Work with Out-of-School Youth (OSY) team and the CORE Services Team to ensure youth are enrolled in best-fit programs for which they are eligible.
Build and maintain relationships with nonprofit partners, employers, municipal partners and other organizations to recruit and support youth in programs; regularly attend outreach events.
Work closely with employers and partners, to identify opportunities and place eligible youth into placements, internships and more.
Report/record all participant activities in required databases
Track and report all areas related to program enrollment, eligibility criteria, outcomes, activities, documentation, and other requirements.
Manage weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports tracking progress toward annual goals.
Education / Work Experience Requirements:
B.A./B.S. degree or equivalent education and experience in workforce development, youth development, community outreach, and/or case management.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and history of database management and accurate record keeping.
Exceptional relationship building skills
Strong time management skills and self-directed
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and public speaking ability
Personal commitment to YJC’s mission