Youth Job Center is currently looking for applicants for a Career Advisor position on it’s Out-of-School Youth team.

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Career advisor - out-of-school youth team

Full time. Reports to the Manager of Employer Relations.

Primary responsibilities include:

Programs:

  • 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.

Partnership:

  • 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.

Data

  • 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.

Core Competencies

  • 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