Dallas, TX 75235 NARL
CornerStone Staffing is hiring for a Employment Specialist with a well known Non-Profit in DFW.
Ideal candidate is professional in manner with some social work interest.
Are you interested? See below how you can APPLY!
(4) IMMEDIATE OPENINGS - Employment Specialist
** Must be available to start ASAP**
Location: Dallas, 75235
Shift: Mon-Fri / 8:00am - 5:00pm
Provides instruction to increase clients knowledge and ability relating to areas such as resume building, job searching, interviewing skills, job retention, tools for effective workplace communication, and job skills; secures employment opportunities in the community and provides job placement and retention services for clients; assesses clients for job readiness and abilities; follows-up with clients to determine progress in obtaining and maintaining employment
Employment Services Responsibilities (20%)
Interviews clients and determines skills, needs, goals, and sincerity; secures employment opportunities in the community for eligible clients; follows up with clients to determine progress in obtaining and maintaining employment.
Talks with individual employers as to their employment needs; reviews and compiles employer s information identifying employer needs . Enters client data into the computer database; records and updates database regarding each contact with client and/or employer.
Employment Readiness Training Responsibilities (65%)
Provides classroom job readiness and soft skills training, and provides one-on-one job placement and job retention services.
Coordinates services with vocational training programs; makes referrals for vocational skills training as necessary.
Administers hands-on workshops which include job club meetings in accordance with client needs; coordinates with Education Coordinator to identify classroom topics; maintains records and attendance for each session.
Teaches job readiness and soft skills training classes implemented from pre-purchased program; will be informed and prepared with classroom curriculum, classroom activities and power point presentation to ensure all information is accurate and correct; determines level of classroom interaction and makes necessary adaptations in presentation and activities when necessary.
Coordinates vocational education program activities, including scheduling and teaching classes; scheduling volunteers and outside agencies to facilitate classes, organizing attendance at other educational fairs and events; developing and updating lesson plans.
Conducts one-on-one education sessions with clients as needed, including job and vocational coaching services.
Assists Education Supervisor with facilitating financial education classes, as needed.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of employment practices and job recruitment.
Ability to identify client job skills and match them with job requirements.
Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with community employers.
Ability to prepare and maintain accurate client reports, records, and statistics.
Ability to maintain up-to-date computer database records.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
Education and Experience:
Associate s degree from an accredited college or university in Social Work, Education or related field, with a Bachelors degree in the same preferred,
and One to two years experience working in education, job development and job placement, or a social or public service environment with experience assisting the public,
or Any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
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