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Vocational Case Coordinator

Vocational Case Coordinator

ID 
2018-1466
Job Locations 
US-NY-New York
Posted Date 
8/1/2018
Category 
Career Pathways

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Overview

Company Description

NADAP, Inc. is a multiservice non-profit agency dedicated to helping people with medical, behavioral health and social service needs to become self sufficient. NADAP has experience since 1971 operating programs that assist disadvantaged populations in New York City and Nassau County. NADAP's services include assessment, care coordination, case management, professional training, and job preparation, placement and retention services. NADAP provides services to more than 25,000 people annually. Visit us at www.nadap.org.

 

Position Summary

Prepare youth between the ages of 18-24 for the development of a career pathway by providing them with self assessments in the areas of skills and interests, and guide them towards education/training leading to employment and self sufficiency.

Responsibilities

  • Provide counseling and support of enrolled youth and correspond with them weekly either face to face, using Social Media or by phone for updates and to track progress. External visits during evenings and weekends are required.
  • Attend weekly case conferences with Career Pathways (CP) team members regarding upcoming events, career fairs, recruitment opportunities and referral resources. Provide feedback on social media activity of clients or lack thereof.
  • Conduct and document minimum of weekly updates on youth status, including enrollments, training, job development, job placements and retentions.
  • Conduct monthly 60 hour job readiness curriculum based training, maintaining an 80% classroom retention rate.
  • Develop community based resources including education, training, workplace clothing provisions, childcare, substance dependency treatment, housing, etc. Share resource information with participants and staff as required.
  • Enroll minimum of 25 clients into Career Pathways (CP) program based on eligibility criteria. Parental contact may be required. Conduct off-site presentations and collect and maintain accurate enrollment documentation. Assist in addressing any additional barriers to program participants prior to enrollment.
  • Meet milestones as established by management in all case coordination areas of job function. Assist with training and employment retention activities to support job development activities up to 180 days of employment.
  • Using assessment tools provided by the program, help participants learn about their skills, strengths, values and interests (TABE, SDS, etc.) to assist client in choosing appropriate skill based or educational training prior to choosing a career path.
  • Monitor attendance and update case-note activities and counseling sessions, including training and education attendance for assigned caseload.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Individual must have the ability to engage and motivate youth from diverse backgrounds.
  • Must understand the principles of youth development and applying them to the core values of NADAP.
  • 3 years working experience preferrably working with court involved youths.