Career Advisor

Job Tracking ID:  512181-557487
Location:   Allentown, PA
Job Type:  Full-Time/Regular
Date Updated:  December 13, 2016
 
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Job Description:

Scope of Position

  • To provide support and assistance to program participants in all areas related to gaining and/or retaining employment and career advancement.
  • Due to the dynamics of working with individuals, this position necessitates an individual who is comfortable working in an environment that is constantly evolving.
  • This position requires an organized individual who can efficiently handle several responsibilities simultaneously

 

Essential Functions

  • Assist in the preparation of project reports as needed (participation, placement, etc.)
  • Accurately complete required documentation for enrollment
  • Work with government officials to ensure appropriate documentation is completed and received
  • Create solutions to participant attendance problems.
  • Oversee participant activities and assist with workshop schedules.
  • Provide consistent and comprehensive case management and follow-up
  • Provide individualized assessment of work, Provide referrals to appropriate community service or social service agencies when needed
  • Maintain organized database of clients and keep detailed documentation of all contacts with clients
  • Coordinate participant retention services and accommodate participant work schedules.
  • Document all participant contacts and activities in case notes and ensure that post-placement contacts are made as required by specific contract
  • Share information with appropriate staff and/or funding agencies. Maintain participant files as specified by contractor
  • Build a professional one-on-one working relationship with participants to aid in eliminating challenges that are hindrances to obtaining and retaining employment.  This includes:  assessment, individualized attention and coordination
  • Ensure participants follow through with planned activities as outlined in contract with funding agency
  • Help to ensure that positive outcomes and goals are met as required by contract

Experience and Skills:

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and document visits and contacts.
  • Demonstrated telephone, computer and written communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain flexibility as needs of contract or contractor require.
  • College Degree or equivalent experience preferred.
  • Customer service experience required.
  • A working knowledge of MS Office.

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Additional Information:

Job Level:   Mid Career (2+ years)
Number of Openings:   1
Years of Experience:   2 - 5 Years
Level of Education:   BA/BS
Salary:   $ $34,000 to 36,000 per year
Starting Date :   ASAP