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  • Career Services Coordinator

    Job Locations US-Hempstead
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/6/2020 1:03 PM)
    ID
    2020-1828
    Category
    Nassau CES
  • Overview

    Program Overview:

    The Nassau Comprehensive Employment Services (N-CES) team provides vocational services to assist client’s to achieve their employment goals. Services include providing assessment, training, job search and placement services, retention, and career advancement.

    Responsibilities

    Career Services Coordinators provide a comprehensive intake, assessment and service plan for clients referred to Nassau CES; To assist clients in determining their career pathway and education planning; Assist in the career decision making process to help clients’ identify their strengths, experiences and vocational interests; Enroll clients in appropriate activities and services aligned with their career goals; Monitor and help advance client progress towards self-sufficiency.

    • Assist with the placement of program participants into internal and external programs and services, such as WEP, vocational training, and other community service internships
    • Collaborate with DSS staff on client progress and engagement and other CES staff to coordinate and facilitate employment readiness, placement and retention services
    • Complete electronic assessment for each enrolled client on the first day of enrollment.
    • Conduct a one-on-one interview to collect information about the clients’ personal work history, barriers to employment, criminal history, personal/family background, and living situations.
    • Conduct re-assessments on clients returned to CES and provide case management, counseling and assist in the re-direction of alternative programming.
    • Monitor and report on client attendance and progress weekly while encouraging and fostering client engagement.
    • Revise, update and implement service plan changes as needed to ensure consumer compliance.
    • Utilizing the results of the TABE and other types of assessment instruments used in Nassau CES, determine the educational, skills level, and vocational interest of the participant.
    • Work with participants to develop a comprehensive service plan based upon a thorough understanding of the individual’s interests, strengths, preferences and needs.
    • Attend and participate in meetings, staff development sessions and in-service training as assigned.
    • Maintain and execute documentation, such as case notes, and workflow through computer-based programs and technology that draws on basic software/computer skill set.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree required
    • At least 3 years of related job experience working with individuals with barriers to employment, preferably in vocational assessment
    • Bilingual Spanish/English preferred
    • Some knowledge of local, state, and federal regulations relating to individuals with barriers to employment
    • Excellent communication (both oral and written)
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Proficiency in MS Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook)

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