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Career Readiness Instructor (bilingual Spanish speaker required)

Career Readiness Instructor (bilingual Spanish speaker required)

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Program Overview:

NADAP's CareerCompass, one component in HRA’s initiative to address the unique needs of improving employment and training outcomes in NYC, provides orientation, comprehensive and individual employability assessments and service coordination for adults 25 years of age and older.  As the first step in HRA’s programming, CareerCompass will identify and connect individuals to an education, training and/or employment track.


Job Title: Career Readiness Instructor


Job Summary:

Provides interactive and motivational orientation and vocational workshops to HRA CareerCompass participants, including job preparation, sector-based overview and instruction, job search assistance, on-line applications and resume preparation.




  • Facilitates daily motivational orientations for newly referred HRA CareerCompass clients.
  • Conducts workshops on self-assessment and introduces on-line tools that are used in a group setting.
  • Provides job readiness workshops for program participants on such topics as: resume preparation and writing, introduction to business sectors, online job applications and follow up, job search tools, using email, interviewing skills, workplace ethics, soft skills and business conduct, networking and financial literacy.
  • Assists in the development of job preparation curricula.
  • Maintains contact with Career Services Coordinator to track and update client progress.


  • Bachelor's Degree with 3 years experience preferred; in lieu of a Bachelor's degree, he/she must have an Associate's Degree with a minimum of five (5) year of work related experience or he/she must have a high school diploma or equivalency with a minimum of seven (7) year of work related experience.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in use of applied information technology and on-line database systems
  • Some prior professional experience working within a community-based organization or the government sector, directly serving an under-resourced population required
  • Experience working in employment services or in social service-related field preferred
  • Excellent platform skills with the ability to motivate and engage clients
  • Bilingual Spanish speaker required