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  • Horizons Workforce Development
  • New York, NY, USA
  • $45,381/ $24.93p/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:

Primary responsibility for the collection of data regarding client employment and retention for the purposes of reporting, assessment and evaluation. Primary responsibility for managing the retention programming for Horizons; including overseeing and scheduling monthly retention events and semi annual participant retention celebrations. Perform along with other team members the outreach and intake of all facility residents into the Horizons program. Assist in the collaboration with other service providers, employers, educational/vocational programs to assist participants to continue to reach their employment and educational goals. Facilitate employment related workshops as scheduled. Assist in providing career assessment and employment preservation services to job seekers of the program. Work closely with all components of the treatment team to address independent living concerns and assist with housing placements and retention. Provide emergency first aid/CPR assistance when needed. Related duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

BA preferred. Prior experience required in the fields of addiction, mental illness or homelessness. Career counseling, vocational training, workshop development and facilitation experience preferred. Must possess excellent writing and oral communication skills. 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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