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Vocational Skills Training Coordinator – YouthBuild

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JOB SUMMARY: The Skills Training Coordinator will provide support to young adults ages 17-24 with barriers to education and employment. The Skills Training Coordinator is responsible for identifying and connecting young adults to advanced skills training, work experience programs, and internships in healthcare, customer service, and hospitality. The Skills Training Coordinator will also provide support to participants during their program engagement.

Job Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Serve as lead staff in assessing young adults and connecting them with relevant skills training opportunities that will lead to an industry-recognized credential and sustainable employment.
  • Host program orientations and workshops on the work experience training component of the YouthBuild program.
  • Adequately prepare program participants for their skills training program or internship prior to reporting to the worksite.
  • Work closely with young adults throughout their program cycle to ensure adequate participation, and successful completion.
  • Work with training partners to provide support and resources throughout training period.
  • Strengthen our network of training partners that can provide job training and work experience opportunities in health care, construction and/or carpentry, food service, customer service, and hospitality.
  • Work closely with the supervisor to evaluate progress and identify areas for improvement.
  • Counsel and coach young adults in one-on-one and in groups to provide support and address concerns.
  • Visits young adults at their training worksite to provide support and connect with employers.
  • Capture, maintain, and track program participation and outcomes in our proprietary information systems.
  • Participate in staff-development training and attend all appropriate meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

  • A preferred minimum of 2 years’ experience working with youth with barriers to education and employment or workforce development.
  • Bilingual skills (Spanish-English) are a plus.
  • Excellent written, verbal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work well as a team and independently.
  • Must be detailed oriented, organized, and able to adapt to different settings.
  • Must enjoy working with young adults and have a positive mindset and can work in a structured, holistic program setting.
  • Extremely organized/detail oriented and able to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Candidates must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 to be considered for employment. Proof of vaccination is required upon hiring. Applicants may seek medical or religious exemption from this requirement in accordance with applicable law.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

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

  • The ability to sit, stand, walk and use hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and telephone to talk and hear.
  • The ability to frequently sit and reach with hands and arms.
  • The ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

Working Conditions: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Must be able to utilize office equipment such as desktop/notebook computers, copiers, printers, scanners, telephones, and calculators.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Employment is at will and employees will undergo 45- and 90-day check-ins during their 90-day probationary period.

NOTICE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the environment and level of work being performed by this job. This job description in no way states or implies that the duties and responsibilities listed are the only tasks to be performed by the employee in this job. The employee will be required to follow other instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor. This job description supersedes prior job descriptions. When duties and responsibilities change and develop, the job description will be reviewed and subject to changes of business necessity.

New Settlement is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

This job description indicates in general the nature and levels of work, knowledge, skills, abilities and other essential functions expected of an employee. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of you as an employee. You may be asked to perform other duties as required.

Part-Time

SALARY

$20.00 – $25.00 per hour

POSITION

Vocational Skills Training Coordinator

EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT

Non-Exempt

REPORTS TO

Roman Woodson

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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