Employment Specialist/Job Coach (Bi-lingual Spanish)

Recruiter
Fedcap Rehabilitation Services
Location
New York
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 13, 2017
Closes
Aug 15, 2017
Industry
Education
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Board
NYCityWorks.com
Job Description

Employment / Job Placement Specialist (Bilingual, Spanish)

The Career Design School (CDS) provides holistic career counseling services that help students from diverse backgrounds chart their own career paths. The Employment Specialist works with participants of the Career Design School occupational training programs helping them to plan prepare for and obtain employment.

  • Responsible for provision of case management and counseling services to achieve required percentage of job placement outcomes for persons enrolled in Career Design School occupational skills training programs.
  • Develop, coordinate and manage existing network of employers to serve as internship and employment sites for training program participants.
  • Development and relationship management of new internship sites and new employers.
  • Facilitate job preparation and job seeking activities with training program participants providing services on both an individual basis and in groups.
  • Maintains ongoing documentation of client activities including placement and job retention
  • Primary Liaison with internal and/or external staff, reporting on status, progress and outcomes
    • Market and represent Fedcap Career Design School to potential employers.
    • Maintain a database of all internship/employer sites and ensure affiliation agreements are updated regularly.

Required

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Must have a minimum of five years providing job development services for persons with barriers to employment
  • Bilingual -- Spanish

Preferred

  • Masters Degree in Social Work, Rehabilitation or related field
  • Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC)

Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V

Company Description Fedcap Rehabilitation Services is a New York based non profit, currently operating in 8 different states, that has been working for over 80 years to create opportunities for people with barriers to economic well-being.

Each year, Fedcap offers an array of services through its four practice areas Education, Workforce Development, Occupational Health, and Economic Development helping more than 100,000 individuals graduate from high school, obtain vocational certification or a college degree, become work ready, obtain meaningful employment and achieve economic well-being.