- Part-time (24 to 28 hours weekly)
- Commensurate with experience
- Executive Director
- Director of Training & Programs
- Act as the primary trainer and public speaker for all employment related workshops and trainings.
- Provide in-depth job development services with the goal of helping women become placed in long-term employment situations.
- Cultivate relationships with local employers.
RESPONSIBILITIES: (include but are not limited to)
- Present workshops and training programs on a variety of topics including, but not limited to:
- Interview Skills
- Soft Skills
- Customer Service
- Team Building
- Leadership Skills
- Resume and Cover Letter writing
- Conflict Resolution in the Workplace
- Computer Literacy: Keyboarding, internet navigation, online job applications, and Microsoft office products.
- Develop new training programs in conjunction with the Director of Training & Programs
- Present Community Workshops as requested for partner non-profit programs, businesses and other community groups.
- Coordinate WERC guest speakers, special presenters, and programs.
- Work diligently to establish, cultivate, and maintain relationships with local businesses and Human Resource Directors.
- Maintain current job listings as provided by employers and disseminate information to WERC participants
- Assess participant skills and work with them (in groups and one-to-one) with the goal of placing them in employment positions.
- Conduct community outreach and class recruitment activities.
- Coordinate all class graduation activities.
- Write/edit client résumés and assist with the development of employment materials.
- Provide career counseling in groups, with individuals in person and/or on the telephone.
- Prepare clients for job interviews by assisting with employer research and conducting mock interviews.
- Conduct extensive and detailed client intakes.
- Ability to effectively and compassionately work with individuals from a variety of backgrounds.
- Accurately track data on cases, volunteers, or other required information for monthly, quarterly and annual reports according to funding agreements or direction of agency supervision.
- Prepare monthly reports for submission to the Executive Director.
- Enter data into the New York State One Stop Operating System.
- All Empowered Pathways Staff are Responsible for:
- Promote the agency in general and your position within the community. This includes conducting public presentations.
- Participate in agency events, including staff/team meetings, recognition events, fund raising activities and other events as required.
- Carry out all objectives as outlined by funding sources; generate reports consistent with funding and/or per the direction of the Executive Director.
- Work collaboratively and maintain open communication with co-workers wherever and whenever possible.
- Work collaboratively and proactively to resolve workplace conflict in an appropriate, professional manner, in accordance with agency policy.
- Work collaboratively with other staff to answer phones and cover staffing needs.
- Participate in professional development when appropriate.
- Remain current on information, issues, and research relevant to the position.
- Uphold confidentiality in regards to clients, documents and the agency with utmost integrity.
- Have access to reliable transportation and required travel with Oneida and Madison Counties relating to primary job responsibilities and to other locations within the state for training.
- Perform other duties as required.
- Bachelor’s degree in a human resource, human service, or communications related field (Social Work, Human Services, Human Resource, Communications/English) and at least 2 years of human resource or public speaking experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- EXCELLENT written communication skills, in both formal and informal contexts. Proficiency with public speaking is a must.
- Exceptional oral communication skills, both in an individual and a group/ public context.
- Must be sensitive to issues facing women, particularly women in transition who are attempting to re-enter the workforce.
- Intermediate to expert computer skills in word processing, data entry, analysis, and electronic communications (Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word).
- Familiarity with local employers preferred.
- The ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with a wide variety of personalities.
- The ability to communicate with and potentially supervise peers.
- The ability to maintain and enforce strict confidentiality.
- Current valid driver's license and vehicle availability.