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Job Developer (SSVF702)

Company: Volunteers of America Greater New York
Location: Bronx
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

About Us:Volunteers of America-Greater New York (VOA-GNY) is an anti-poverty organization that seeks to end homelessness in the New York metropolitan area by the year 2050. We focus our continuum of care to address the most prevalent causes of homelessness: (1) lack of affordable housing; (2) unmet health needs, including but not limited to mental health and substance use; and (3) lack of jobs that create wealth. In each of these areas we strive to incorporate strategies that address issues of racial equity. We know that our clients are confronting longstanding barriers to accessing quality housing, healthcare, and employment. Our programs are designed to ensure that our clients do not have to face these challenges alone. Now in our second century of serving those in need, VOA-GNY understands what it takes to heal families and individuals who are in crisis and have experienced trauma. We operate and provide services in emergency shelters, transitional housing, and permanent supportive housing for close to 11,000 men, women and children through 65 programs located in New York City, Northern New Jersey, and Westchester annually. We are one of the largest providers of services to families and individuals experiencing homelessness in the Greater New York area, serving survivors of domestic violence, people living with HIV/AIDS, veterans, and others who have behavioral health or substance use needs. Many of VOA-Greater New York's programs are nationally recognized and meet the rigorous standards of accrediting bodies CARF, COA and the NAEYC. 'Successful applicants must be vaccinated for COVID-19 before their start date with VOA-GNY, unless you have been approved by VOA-GNY for a medical or religious exception to this requirement.' Position: Employment Coordinator/ Job Developer (SSVF702) Summary: The Employment Coordinator will ensure the successful operation of the employment placement unit for the SSVF programs. He/she is responsible for overall management of the unit including staff supervision, effective integration of clinical and case management and vocational placement. Will provide job readiness, job referral and placement, job fairs, and vocational training to unemployed and underemployed veterans and their families, benefit application (SOAR) to assist them in accomplishing their financial independence so they can maintain their housing. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree with 3 years' experience, including prior supervisory experience and employment program experience required. Excellent communication skills and computer skills (Word and Excel) also required. Supervisory Role: This position does have supervisory responsibilities. Principal Responsibilities: The below enumerated principal responsibilities are inclusive of both program specific and firm-wide related administration, as applicable. 1. Establish relationships with private-sector and non-profit employers. 2. Develop marketing materials for programs. 3. Make presentations to potential employers. 4. Develop a job-search database using traditional and non-traditional employment sources. 5. Coordinates with vocational counselors and job retention counselors to prepare participants for employment through job-readiness workshops and sessions in resume-writing and interviewing skills. 6. Maintain client records. 7. Supervises the development of internships and job-training opportunities. 8. Work with employers and program participants to ensure successful placements. 9. 9. Perform other related duties as assigned. Expected Results of Principal Responsibilities: 1. Program participants receive appropriate, high-quality services to assist them in achieving their vocational goals. 2. The program is appropriately and successfully marketed. 3. Network of employment sources is established and maintained. 4. Program resource lists are comprehensive, up to date, and helpful to program participants. 5. Program participants are well-prepared for employment and receive adequate post-placement support. 6. Client case records are accurate and thorough. 7. Program participants receive access to appropriate internship and job-training opportunities. 8. 8. The program is well-known and highly regarded within the community. 9. 9. Related duties are performed completely, on time and accurate. Work Environment: While performing the duties of the job, the employee will be in an office environment performing administrative work. Physical Demands: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to have visual acuity, talk and hear while communicating with peers, clients and/or vendors. This position is sedentary and requires sitting for long period of times. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move items up to 20 pounds. Position Type: This is a full-time position. Make a living by making a difference. Apply online today! Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vets/Disabled/Other Protected Categories. Other details

  • Job Family : Case Manager
  • Pay Type : Hourly
  • Job Start Date : Monday, January 24, 2022

Keywords: Volunteers of America Greater New York, New Rochelle , Job Developer (SSVF702), IT / Software / Systems , Bronx, New York

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