Position: Education Specialist
The Open DOHR program serves individuals who are
unemployed, underemployed, or lacking the necessary skills to compete in
todays job market. Open DOHR uses a comprehensive approach that
focuses on the development of the whole person. Participants build
skills and confidence while pursuing full time employment.
The Women and Families Center is seeking an Education Specialist to recruit, assess, train and counsel adults in its Open DOHR Employment Training program.
Additional duties (not limited to):
Recruit participants through ongoing outreach and promotion
Conduct participant intakes, and skill and educational assessments
Facilitate Job Readiness training
Develop individualized employment and educational plans with participants
Provide information and referral services to address participant needs
Maintain confidential case files
Counsel and support program participants
Create and maintain community relationships
Assist Program Director with arrangement of special events, activities and learning opportunities for participants
Maintain accurate documentation in accordance with contract guidelines and best practices
Assist in the preparation of statistical, programmatic and other required reports
Job development through community outreach and collaboration
Associates degree and/or 2 years of college in a bachelors degree program plus 2 years experience in educational counseling and/or employment training
Experience working with diverse populations
Bilingual English/Spanish a plus
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
Ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team
Proficiency in Microsoft Office required
Experience with Efforts to Outcomes (ETO) a plus
START DATE: Immediate
SALARY: $32,760.00 ($18/hr) + generous benefit package
SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday, 35 hrs/wk (generally 8:30am-4pm, may require some flexibility in hours scheduled)
Apply Now: Interested candidates are invited to
submit a resume today!
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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