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  • Horizons Workforce Development
  • New York, NY, USA
  • $56,496/ $31.04p/h
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Full time employees receive a generous benefits package


PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

Horizons is a multi-level workforce development initiative designed to address the varied occupational training and job search needs of our clients. Horizons is linked to all of our housing programs, providing clients with the training and support services necessary to enable them to reach their employment goals. Specific services include skills and interest assessments, career counseling, job readiness training, job search assistance, referrals to education and training programs as needed, and on-the-job training through an agency-wide internship program. A special six-week Food Service Training program assists trainees to obtain their NYC Food Handlers Certificate. Horizons also provides support groups, workshops and individual counseling to support its graduates in sustaining their accomplishments.

 

HOURS:                                                     

Full time, 37.5 hours per week

  1. Monday - Friday; 1:00pm - 9:00pm
  2. Monday - Friday; 7:00am - 3:00pm

 

DUTIES/ RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide career assessment and employment development services to job seekers. Expand employment opportunities for job seekers.  Assist job seekers in developing a career path and employment preservation strategy. Share in the collection of and make available participant data regarding client employment retention for the purposes of reporting, assessment and evaluation. Facilitate employment related workshops and counsel participants on employment retention strategies to address potential barriers to continuous employment. Share in the collaboration with other service providers, employers, educational/vocational programs to assist current clients and returning clients with continuing to reach their employment and educational goals. Must work at multiple program locations. Provide emergency first aid/CPR assistance when needed. Related duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

BA strongly preferred.  Requires experience in career counseling, employment development and/or career counseling, vocational training, workshop development and facilitation. Ideal candidate will have a background in the fields of addiction, mental illness and working with the homeless.  Must possess excellent writing and oral communication skills and computer proficiency required.  Must be able to work in a high-stress, high-volume environment, while maintaining positive open communications with other components of the treatment team. CPR training certification or willingness to take training class in CPR.

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