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  • Career Services Coordinator

    Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
    Posted Date 2 months ago(8/6/2019 11:00 AM)
  • Overview

    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.


    Position Summary

    To provide comprehensive intake, assessment, service plan and coordination services for clients referred to CareerCompass. Assists clients in determining their career pathway and education planning. Assists in the career decision making process to help clients identify their strengths, experiences, and vocational interests. Support clientsin making appropriate referrals based on assessment. Maintain on-going contact with CareerCompass clients that have been referred to CareerAdvance, Career Education Services or other HRA Programs/services. Assist Internship and Placement Coordinator with conducting follow-ups. Identify any personal and social barriers that may arise during employment or service placement and make appropriate referrals to assist the client.


    • Conduct a one-on-one interview(s) to collect information about the participant’s work and education history, barriers to career goals, criminal history, personal/family background, and living situations.
    • Taking the results of the TABE (SABE or BEST Test) and other types of assessment instruments used in CareerCompass, determine the educational, skills level, and vocational interest of the participant.
    • Complete HRA’s on-line Employment Plan (EP) and Individual Service Plan (ISP) for each enrolled client on within 7 calendar days of client referral date
    • Work with participants to develop a comprehensive service plan based upon a thorough understanding of the individual’s interests, strengths, preferences and needs. This plan will be completed within 7- 14 calendar days of client referral to CareerCompass.
    • Work with Post Placement Coordinators to maintain follow up and accurate information regarding client progress at external engagements for at least 1 year following assessment
    • Assist with the placement of program participants into CareerAdvance, Alternative Engagement Opportunities, Internships and/or Community Service or other HRA Programs/services as appropriate.
    • Conduct service coordination with CareerAdvance providers and Alternative Engagement providers to identify slot availability of trainings/services.
    • Ensure that clients are referred to concurrent activity when appropriate.
    • Create appropriate referrals for clients to community based or specialty services in order to address client needs or remove barriers to career pathway.
    • Identify barriers and issues that may result in participant being returned to HRA for further evaluation.



    • Bachelor's Degree is required
    • Minimum of 3 years of relevent work experience in case management or vocational assessment
    • Bilingual is a plus
    • Work with clients who have barriers to employment


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