Volunteers of America SW
  • 23-Jun-2017 to 22-Aug-2017 (PST)
  • El Cajon, CA, USA
  • $18
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, 403(b)


About Us:


For nearly 120 years Volunteers of America has been the charity to step forward and help the most vulnerable in communities across the United States. Volunteers of America, Southwest inspires hope through its ministry of service by providing individuals and families with the tools they need to improve their quality of life. We operate twenty-eight human service programs in the areas of education and social development of young children, treatment and rehabilitation, housing, veterans and aging services. Each year, more than 13,000 lives are changed through our services. Our programs are located in San Diego, Imperial, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties. To learn more about us https://www.voasw.org/mission

Job Opportunity:

The Job Developer, working to help Veterans, is responsible for establishing and maintaining activities to develop locate and secure job openings for unemployed participants. Job Developer duties include initiating and maintaining ongoing personal contacts with a variety of business and industry representatives and job placement/training agencies, assisting participants in assessing their job skills and developing new skills through classroom based workshops and providing individualized career counseling and support. The Job Developer must operate in accordance with HIPAA confidentiality regulations and standards set by the organization.

  - See more at Hawley Veteran Center

Job Qualifications:

Knowledge

  • High School grad or GED.
  • College coursework with emphasis in oral and written communication skills is desirable.
  • Any combination of training and experience which demonstrates ability to perform the duties as described
  • Verified experience in job placement in either private or public agencies within the last four years; experience working with at-risk populations
  • Experience in public relations and in technical writing is desirable.
  • Methods and techniques of job development and client placement
  • Current practices in career technical education
  • Local labor market trends and employment opportunities in both the private and public sectors
  • Effective procedures in identifying and securing training sites for participants; private, local, state, and federal agencies involved in employment development and job placement programs
  • Behaviors and needs of at-risk populations
  • Available community resources and services
  • Principles of marketing and public relations
  • Basic Internet research techniques
  • Standard office software applications
  • English grammar, punctuation, and spelling.

 Skills

  • Effectively market and represent a program and services to employers
  • Communicate effectively in both oral and written form
  • Plan and make presentations to small groups including potential employers, business representatives, and program participants
  • Assess the interests and aptitudes of participants
  • Operate a variety of office equipment
  • Use a computer to prepare documents and presentations, maintain various databases, and search for information on the Internet
  • Utilize time management techniques to organize and prioritize work
  • Work independently and meet timelines
  • Coordinate a variety of projects simultaneously
  • Interpersonal skills to work cooperatively and effectively with individuals and groups
  • interact with students and adults from different cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds
  • Provide instruction and make presentations on resume preparation, job seeking, job retention, and interview skills
  • Read, interpret, and apply rules and procedures.

 Competencies

  • Planning and coordinating
  • Problem solving and decision making skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to work under pressure

 

Equal Opportunity Employer: Male/Female/Disabled/Veteran

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