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Workforce Professionals Training Institute (WPTI) - Research Associate (posted 04/18/14)
WPTI is a high performing organization that provides training and consulting that drives innovation, growth and excellence in the field of workforce development. We build a stronger workforce by empowering workforce service providers with the tools needed to ensure they can meet the human resource needs of employers and low and moderate income individuals. We are a perennial learning organization that strives to provide exceptional and professional service to our customers.
Under general direction from Deputy Executive Director, the Research Associate (RA) will be responsible for covering two overlapping areas. He or she will manage WPTI’s internal assessment activities related to WPTI’s training programs and consultative services. Assessment activities include, but are not limited to, training evaluations, customer surveys, focus groups, and site visits. The RA will work closely with the management team as appropriate to aggregate, analyze, and produce reports and findings to funders, partners, stakeholders and potential customers for business development. The Research Associate will also support the trainers and consultants by conducting comprehensive research projects to supplement WPTI’s training curriculum.
The RA’s role also includes measuring WPTI’s external impact. This responsibility manifests itself through collecting and analyzing all customer data from training sessions and special events; managing all social media outlets including Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter; and assisting with customer data migration to WPTI’s Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system. Additionally, the RA is expected to produce high-quality written overview/reports/findings and recommendations for WPTI management, Board of Directors and funders based on the evaluation results.
Knowledge Skills, Abilities and Personal Characteristics
The ideal candidate will have strong research and evaluation knowledge, proficient data collection and analysis skills, demonstrated ability to quickly and succinctly synthesize large data sets and produce visual and written reports/recommendations to inform decisions in line with WPTI’s strategic goals. An especially valuable applicant would also apply his or her skills to design marketing materials, assist in converting curriculum content to an e-learning platform, and help staff manage high-school and college-level interns. The candidate must also have strong interpersonal/human relation skills, demonstrated experience working well on a team, flexible and adaptable to demanding priorities and stakeholders, hold themselves to a high standard of product development and be willing to grow and learn with the organization.
Specific Results Expected
Effective development, coordination and growth of WPTI internal assessment activities for approximately 30+ training events, an annual survey, quarterly focus groups, and periodic site visits;
Comprehensive management of WPTI’s external impact data and supporting information to develop customer overviews, profiles, and case studies;
Migration of current data into new CRM system. RA will serve as in-house CRM system expert;
Succinct visual and written representation of data, including recommendations for the organization’s leadership to consider based on data analysis findings;
Development, testing and administration of a thorough consultant and partner evaluation;
Cultivation of WPTI’s knowledge bank of workforce development resources;
Specific Skills Required:
Minimum 1 year experience with assessment methods and measurement concepts;
Prior experience adapting within a high-demand, entrepreneurial environment;
Excellent data analysis skills; Adept with Microsoft Office Suite in a Windows XP environment;
Proficient database management skills; Strong written and oral communications skills;
Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills; Ability to exercise sound judgment and decision-making;
Ability to work independently and multi-task;
Capacity to effectively interface with a variety of customers and stakeholders;
Effective management of time-sensitive deadlines and expedient turn-around of time-critical requests;
Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop) a plus;
Knowledge of Prezi and webinar technologies a plus;
Knowledge of marketing strategy and analysis a plus;
Prior supervisory experience a plus;
Bachelor-level degree in a related discipline or an Associate-level degree with relevant additional training and job experience.
Strong aptitude with Excel, including pivot tables, and Power Point
Excellent written abilities
Prior experience in entrepreneurial, all hands on deck environment
This role will start as a PT role at 20-25 hours per week with anticipated growth to FT role within the coming 6-10 months.
Competitive salary and benefits provided commensurate with experience.
Apply to email@example.com with cover letter and resume.
Position open until filled, however desire to fill ASAP.
Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow - College Access Coordinator – Full Time (posted 04/17/04)
Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow (OBT) is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1983 that is known for its highly effective integrated GED and business skills training and employment program for out of school youth ages 17-21. OBT also offers Medical Administrative Assistant training and internship programs to youth and provides computer training, office skills training, English as a Second Language, literacy and GED classes to adults. OBT currently operates out of five locations. Four in Brooklyn – one in Sunset Park, two in Bushwick/Williamsburg, one in Bed Stuy and the fifth in Jamaica, Queens.
We are currently seeking a College Access Coordinator to work across programs in Brooklyn and Queens. Must plan and implement activities and events to familiarize participants with various college options, including bi-yearly college fairs; must maintain relationships with college administration; plan, implement and track all aspects of admissions process for participants; facilitate college prep curriculum; work with retention staff to support students as they pursue a college degree; participate in citywide advocacy efforts to increase college enrollment; assist with completion of college and financial aid applications; co-lead monthly Stay at Work/In College program; search for appropriate scholarships; maintain accurate and up to date case records and enter data into in-house and funder databases; obtain required outcome documentation and prepare monthly reports tracking participants’ progress. Bi-lingual English/Spanish a plus. Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred. Three years relevant experience required.
To apply for the above position, send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grace Institute - Senior Director of Employment (posted 04/17/14)
The Senior Director of Employment is charged with providing leadership and strategic direction for job placement and retention functions. Grace Institute’s goal is to place 80% of its graduates in full time positions within one year, while ensuring 60% retention after one year.
The Senior Director of Employment will work closely with the Executive Director, Senior Director of Program, Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships and Director of Development to ensure that the organization’s mission is actualized.
RESPONSIBILITIES (to include but not limited to)
Hire, train, lead, manage and evaluate a team of staff who are responsible for job placement and retention. Work in conjunction with Sr. Dir. of Strategic Partnerships to oversee employer cultivation strategy and implementation.
Create, develop and oversee departmental systems to ensure positive communication and work flow among team members; ensure both employer and graduate needs are met; design forms and procedures as needed.
Ensure department staff have the resources to complete their jobs; facilitate weekly individual supervision and team meetings to ensure goal attainment. Ensure strong staff performance and identify on-going training and development needs.
Work closely with senior management to communicate employer feedback in order to keep curriculum and other program services current and demand driven.
Oversee retention services as well as the strategy and provision of alumnae relationship building and support.
Manage data tracking and analysis for placement and retention; provide statistical reports to management and funders; oversee Salesforce database for the department.
Oversee the development and launch of new sector-focused initiatives; analyze labor market statistics and conduct focus groups to assess employer needs; assist with curriculum design.
Assess trends in workforce development, stay current current with the employment market and create linkages in the workforce community to raise Grace Institute’s profile. Oversee department budget and work with executive director and senior leadership to determine funding and resources for program.
Assist with spearheading organizational events.
Consistently exhibits Grace core values during the performance of job.
Attends staff training and meetings as required.
Performs other duties as assigned.
BA in related field, MA a plus
Very strong leadership, management and supervisory skills, and a proven track record in maximizing employee performance
Strong analytical and operational skills; experience with statistical analysis.
4+ years of experience in workforce development; knowledge of local job markets a plus
Entrepreneurial spirit; willingness to create and launch projects from the ground up
Superior organizational skills and follow-through
The ability to connect quickly and authentically with people from a variety of different professional and cultural backgrounds
Exceptional oral and written communication skills
Able to maintain discretion regarding sensitive issues and confidential information.
Ability to work both independently as well as part of a team
ESSENTIAL WORKER STATUS
The Senior Director of Employment is considered an “Essential Employee” of Grace Institute. “Essential Employee” means that, in the event of an emergency affecting the agency, this position has been determined to be critical to the support and recovery of Grace. The definition of which employees are essential may vary depending upon the circumstances and will be determined by the Grace Crisis Management Team [or Senior Staff]. Essential employees must be available when contacted by the Executive Director to report to work as scheduled [or required]. This is a condition of employment. Essential Personnel may only be excused from their work by obtaining the permission of their supervisor, provided there is a suitable replacement.
Henry Street Settlement - Bilingual Social Worker (posted 04/04/14)
Program Overview: The Neighborhood Resource Center is a free walk-in service to help community residents access needed services more easily. Clients are screened for financial, health, employment and child care/family needs. Referrals are made to the appropriate Henry Street Settlement divisions, including workforce development, senior services, mental health services, parent center and more. The Parent Center part of the program offers parent and parent/child groups including for parents mandated by the Administration for Children's Services to complete parent classes.
Masters of Social Worker with LMSW / LCSW requiredMinimum of two (2) years post masters experience desired
Demonstrated experience working with parent groups and young children ages 0-3
Knowledge of early childhood development, and family systems theory/interventions
Strong parent/child and family systems assessment skills; familiarity with child welfare system including Family Court
Capacity to work independently and collaboratively with team members
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills to coordinate multiple tasks and responsibilities
Ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressure and during crisis situations
Computer proficiency including database management; i.e., Foothold Awards
Bilingual preferred (Mandarin/English or Spanish/English)
Schedule and complete intake assessments
Facilitate and/or co-facilitate on and off-site parent groups for ACS mandated/non-mandated parents, and parent-infant, parent-toddler, and psychoeducational support groups for parents
Develop and conduct monthly/bi-monthly topic oriented parenting skills workshops
Provide direct clinical services to individuals and families (crisis counseling/mental health assessments, resources/referrals)
Prepare short-term service plans including referrals to Neighborhood Resource Center programs for benefits/entitlement screenings and case management services, and enrollment in health insurance/Obamacare Qualified Health Plans (QHPs)
Conduct outreach activities to recruit and enroll parents/children in groups/workshops
Provide advocacy on behalf of parents/children/families when coordinating services with other agencies/community-based partners
Participate in weekly individual and group supervision
Administrative tasks e.g., maintain timely documentation/record keeping for all program activities in Foothold Awards
Other duties as assigned by supervisor
Apply To: Please send resume and cover letter to email@example.com. Indicate "Bilingual Social Worker" in subject of e-mail.
Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted.
Henry Street Settlement is an equal opportunity employer/program.
Auxiliary aides and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.
Actors Fund - National Director, The Actors Fund Work Program (posted 03/28/14)
The Actors Fund, a national nonprofit organization serving professionals in need in the performing arts and entertainment community, seeks a National Director for the Actors Fund Work Program. The Actors Fund Work Program (AWP) provides services and programs that assist its clientele in identifying and finding meaningful employment that either complements their industry careers or utilizes their skills and knowledge in a new career. AWP also provides services that develop entrepreneurial and self-sufficiency skills. The Directorserves as the Fund’s chief expert and representative related to all workforce development/employment and training issues and programs. This individual will be responsible for overseeing the planning, directing, administering, and implementing of all AWP programs and services. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to monitoring labor market trends in order to create and/or modify programs and services and leveraging resources by creating and maintaining relationships/ partnerships with government, union, non-profit and public entities.
Serves as the Fund’s prime national workforce development/employment and training expert. Keep current on national trends and public workforce policies;
Responsible for the development of AWP’s overall policies and approach to the delivery of workforce development programs and services. Collaborates with program and other Fund staff in defining goals and outcomes. Creates program evaluation tools. Has prime responsibility for the structuring of AWP program reports for both internal and external use;
Directs and supervises all NY AWP programs and services. Provides direct participant services including developing and implementing workshops and and providing one on one support. Recruits and supervises staff including career counselors, job developers and support staff. Also supervises AWP/CWE instructors;
Consults and provides policy and program direction to AWP Western Director;
Creates materials and learning modules to be used in person and through The Actors Fund website and other Internet venues;
Collaborates with other human services staff in terms of both program direction and development and strategies for addressing individual participant’s needs;
Cultivates relationships with NY employer community to create employment opportunities
Collaborates with The Fund’s advancement staff in researching potential funding sources and preparing grant applications. Prepares materials for reports to current funders. Works with communication staff in developing materials for Fund, Union and other publications;
Preparation and management of program budget.
Seven to ten years experience in workforce development, human resources, career coaching/counseling or other related field. A minimum of five years of supervisory experience;
Superior knowledge of labor market information and trends and experience utilizing knowledge in creating programs and services. Strong connections to NYC employer strongly preferred;
Experience developing and facilitating workforce seminars/workshops
Knowledge of federal, state and local employment law and practices;· Strong knowledge/understanding of entertainment industry/performing arts workforce issues
Good computer skills and knowledge of social media as a job search tool;
Experience creating collaborative programming with like-minded organizations;
Bachelor’s degree required. Advanced degree strongly preferred.
About This Position
This is a full-time salaried position based in The Actors Fund’s National Headquarters Office in Times Square, New York City. The Actors Fund offers a competitive salary, as well as a comprehensive benefits package, including: choice of multiple health and dental plan options, voluntary vision, flex and dependent care plans, employer-paid life and long-term disability insurance, supplemental life and disability, tuition reimbursement, generous paid time off and TransitCheck commuter benefit.
For more information and to apply, go to https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit2/?id=8771201&t=1
Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow - Chief Program Officer (posted 03/25/14)
The Chief Program Officer (CPO) will serve as a critical member of the executive management team. In collaboration with the CEO, the CPO will articulate and implement the strategic vision and leadership of the agency; oversee all programs and relatedservices; evaluate the effectiveness of programs to provide ongoing feedback; help to promote and diversify funding through effective resource stewardship; raise the agency’s profile through external communications; provide mentoring, guidance, supervision, and professional development to all leadership staff; and enhance the structure of the organization by staying abreast of developments in youth workforce and education. Ideally, the CPO will serve as the functional successor to the CEO.
The CPO will oversee a program portfolio that includes: 1) youth education and job training; 2) young adult internship programming; 3) adult education and literacy; 4) adult workforce training and new Americans programming. The CPO will also serve as the primary staff liaison to the Junior Board and engage the Board of Directors frequently under the direction of the CEO.
Leadership, Staff Management and Organizational Strategy
In coordination with the Chief Executive Officer and executive team, play akey role in the overall development, strategic planning, service delivery, and management of the organization across multiple sites and departments
Directly supervise nine program directors and coordinators; working closely with senior program staff to build their skills and confidence so that they can mentor, encourage, and motivate staff. Deploy resources efficiently and effectively toward organizational goals, working with staff to balance workload and effort, and provide regular feedback so that key staff can continuously improve their supervision and mentoring skills.
Develop a team-based environment to motivate and inspire staff to work collaboratively toward vision and goal, by clearly communicating agency vision, implementing yearly staff development plans, providing leadership development, professional development, and mentoring.
Provide a forum for feedback and methods for measuring impact of trainings.
Establish annual program, departmental and staff goals and objectives and track results againstthese goals as well as accountability protocols.
Participate in the budget development process and maintain a high level of fiscal responsibility. Support fund development efforts through the promotion and execution of OBT’s annual fundraising event, proposal writing and partnering with the CEO to steward funding relationships.
Play an active role in strengthening and maintaining the management and governance culture and practices that reflects the organization’s core values: confidence, discipline, and professionalism. Under the advisement of the Board of Directors and in partnership with the CEO, implement OBT’s existing strategic plan, as well as develop and implement new initiatives that reflect the organization’s mission. Act as lead staff liaison forOBT Junior Board to provide guidance and help strengthen their connection to the agency’s mission, services, and service constituents.
Monitor emerging needs among key stakeholders such as clients, government, philanthropy, and employers.
Program Oversight and Evaluation
Oversee the coordination, integration, and delivery of all programs, contracts and related services, promoting collaborative relationships between program areas and ensuring that the expectations of funders, partners, constituents, clients, and other stakeholders are consistently met.
Partner with development and senior staff to respond to requests for proposals and applications; coordinate planning and activities necessary for development of model program designs in response to RFPsand RFAs.
Work closely with the finance department to budget and monitor programmatic operations to ensure sound fiscal and system management.
Ensure the delivery of qualitative and quantitative goals and outcomes of programs and services.
Coordinate andanalyze the appropriate data to inform the programmatic and operational decision making process.
Determine staffing plans to achieve program goals and objectives and participate in hiring decisions for new program staff
Deepen existing and create new performance and outcome measures for outreach and recruitment, completion rates, employment, retention, college, training, enrollment, completion, and other measures that are core to OBT’s mission.
Develop an assessment protocol to determine the feasibility and sustainability of programs as well as lead to more effective and efficient service delivery
Analyze and assess programs based on data collected and implement corrective measures if required.
A minimum of eight years leadership experience in a nonprofit, government, or philanthropy, overseeing multiple programs or contracts ideally at an organization serving low-income youth or communities
Demonstrated experience managing a high-performing team in a multi-tiered structure to include professional development and mentorship Comprehensive working knowledge of program planning, organizational structure, budgeting, administrative operations, and fundraising
Expertise in one or more of the following service areas: education, workforce development, employment, or adult education
Demonstrated ability to analyze and compile complex data for reporting purposes
Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, with the ability to represent the organization externally across a wide range of stakeholders and constituencies
Strong relationship builder with the ability find common ground, build consensus and strengthen collaboration among diverse stakeholders
Strong community awareness and astuteness Ability to successfully navigate in a fast-paced, outcomes-driven and entrepreneurial environment
Demonstrated commitment to the values of diversity, inclusiveness and empowerment
Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree in Business/Public Administration or a related field is strongly desired
Please upload a resume and thoughtful cover letter, outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position and stating how you heard about this opportunity, both in Word format, to Randy Peers at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
OBT offers a competitive salary and benefits, commensurate with experience and skills.
OBT is highly committed to diversity and a workplace environment that respects, appreciates and values employees from all backgrounds; candidates of color strongly encouraged to apply,
For more information, go to http://obtjobs.org/pdf/cpo.pdf
Brooklyn Workforce Innovations (BWI) - Career Development Specialist, NYCHA Resident Training Academy (posted 03/14/14)
Brooklyn Workforce Innovations (BWI) is a nonprofit workforce development organization that helps jobless and working poor New Yorkers to establish careers in sectors that offer good wages and opportunities for advancement (www.bwiny.org). BWI, in partnership with the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), operates the NYCHA Resident Training Academy (NRTA) – a set of job training programs that provide public housing residents with full-time skills training opportunities followed by job placement with NYCHA and NYCHA Contractors. The Career Development Specialist will prepare trainees for employment, primarily for the Caretaker training program. The Career Development Specialist will also provide training and support to BWI’s portfolio of training programs.
The Career Development Specialist will be responsible for facilitating and implementing the job readiness curriculum. S/he will serve as the primary instructor for three weeks of full-time training. Other duties will include supporting applicant recruitment, assessment and selection as well as graduate retention and advancement support. S/he will report to the NYCHA Resident Training Academy Director, and work closely with other BWI staff and NYCHA staff.
Primary responsibilities will include:
Facilitating NRTA related job readiness trainings.
Establishing and enforcing high standards of trainee conduct, motivating trainees to succeed.
Assisting participants in resume and cover letter preparation to promote their experience and abilities. Implementing, revising, and evaluating existing curriculum; develop additional lessons and materials as needed.
Connecting trainees to employment opportunities and social supports.
Tracking NRTA candidates as they progress through BWI and NYCHA’s assessment and selection processes.
Participating in candidate selection process including conducting assessment interviews and program tryouts.
Providing job training, job retention and career advancement assistance to program participants and alumni.
Tracking participant performance, including job placement verification and job retention and advancement, in BWI’s customized database.
Escorting trainees to NRTA training related events including presentations and site visits.
Facilitating weekly TABE tests, information sessions and other recruitment events.
Special projects and other duties as assigned.
Experience teaching and/or facilitating groups of individuals with barriers to employment required.
Enthusiasm and respect for working with low-income adults; strong commitment to the missions of both BWI and NYCHA’s Department of Resident Economic Empowerment & Sustainability.
Must be well-organized and thorough, with strong attention to detail, and motivated.
Friendly, professional demeanor. Excellent communication and relationship-building skills.
Demonstrated ability to work well independently and as a team member in a fast-paced environment.
Excellent data management and computer skills (Windows, Word, Excel & Internet).
Ability to travel to multiple sites in NYC and available to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.
Compensation: Based on experience. BWI offers excellent benefits package including health, dental and retirement.
To Apply: Email cover letter, resume, and salary history/requirement by February 11th, 2014 to: Emily Nelson, Director, NYCHA Resident Training Academy – email@example.com
Only resumes with a cover letter will be considered. No phone calls, please.
BWI is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).People of color, women, and local residents are encouraged to apply.
FEGS - Assistant Director, Wellness and Entitlements (posted 3/13/14)
The Assistant Director will have operational responsibility for teams of Wellness case managers and SSI advocate case managers in our Manhattan office. In addition to overseeing day-to-day operations, the Assistant Director will serve as liaison to community treating Physicians and local Social Security Administration offices, assist in the design of quality assurance and auditing systems and ensure target performance goals are met daily.
The ideal candidate will have three (3) years of experience in the delivery of program/client services and managed care services in a community-based or health organization with at least one (1) year at the supervisory level. Proven track record in process improvement, quality assurance, case management/utilization review and knowledge of Medicaid and disabilities helpful. Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, Public Health, Social Work, Rehabilitation or related field required; Master’s Degree preferred. Prior experience managing large, pay-for-performance case management programs a strong plus!
FEGS (www.fegs.org), one of the nation’s largest and most diversified non-profit health and human services organizations, brings together the best resources and people to help individuals achieve greater personal and economic independence. FEGS helps over 100,000 New Yorkers a year-inspiring individuals and families and strengthening communities.
In addition to the rewards of helping people in need, FEGS provides a comprehensive, top notch benefits package! We offer comprehensive medical and dental coverage, 403(b), tuition reimbursement, life insurance, 4 weeks vacation, 12 paid holidays and more!
Goodwill Industries of Greater NY and Northern NJ - Various Workforce Development and Human Services positions (posted 3/13/14)
Goodwill Industries of Greater New York and Northern New Jersey is a leading provider of vocational, youth and community redevelopment services for people with special needs. With more than 70 programs in 30 sites throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Long Island and Northern New Jersey, our services extend a helping hand, and facilitate empowerment, self-help and service for more than 100,000 persons each year and place four people in jobs every hour of every business day
The Workforce Development division has several positions available at this time. These positions include:
Literacy Instructor - http://goo.gl/SMwttD
Job Coach – Harrison, NJ - http://goo.gl/eZdXyT
Part time Job Coach – Harrison, NJ - http://goo.gl/EAqPhV
Job Developer – Harrison, NJ - http://goo.gl/zrZ6cy
Case Manager (B2W) – Bilingual/Spanish - http://goo.gl/0zX1I7
Case Manager – Special Populations - http://goo.gl/GPhE6G
Instructor – Back 2 Work Program - http://goo.gl/JqscVx
FEGS Health and Human Systems - Manager of Account and Job Development/Employer Liaison / Recruitment Professional (posted 3/13/14)
Send resumes to: firstname.lastname@example.org with Manager of Account in subject line
As part of the FEGS Business /Sales/Workforce Development team, create new business and employment opportunities for mid and high level job seekers. Promote FEGS as a comprehensive staffing service able to fill jobs in a range of job titles within all industries and sectors. Business will be developed in various industries and sectors especially areas of expanding economic growth, including leisure & hospitality, manufacturing, financial services, construction, trade, transportation & utilities, information technology, and professional & business services, and education & health services. A background in recruitment, sales or job development is desired.
Serve as primary Business/Marketing/Sales specialist, with a focus on developing new business contacts with job opportunities.
Acquire multiple listings in large companies or in industry/business sectors in range of jobs – from entry level to upper management positions.
Cultivate businesses to ensure that successful placements occur and that businesses are well served by the referrals; create expectation of repeat business.
Increase volume of daily staffing requests; facilitate electronic distribution and tracking results to ensure businesses are served qualitatively and quantitatively.
Market and promote FEGS as a staffing source for all level positions.
Identify trends in New York City and inform staff where potential openings exist with the goal of increasing employment opportunities
Coach job seekers on resumes and interview preparation
Run job search support groups for job seekers
Bachelor’s Degree in business administration, human resources, marketing/sales or related field.
Three (3) years of experience in recruitment, sales, business development, or workforce development with an emphasis on placing individuals in jobs or related activities.
Must have excellent platform skills.
Excellent organizational, written and verbal communication skills.
Moderate to advanced computer software/program literacy and computer usage experience required.
Occasionally required to travel to sites in and outside the Agency using customary modes of public and private transportation.
FEGS Health and Human Systems - Vocational Case Managers, Welfare-to-Work (posted 2/27/14)
Bilingual Spanish Preferred
Ideal opportunity for an experienced Case Manager to enhance skills and join a dynamic Vocational Rehabilitation team!
Our WeCARE program is a specialized welfare-to-work program serving individuals with disabilities and helping cash assistance applicants and recipients with complex clinical barriers to employment, including medical and mental health, to obtain employment or federal disabilities benefits. Services include comprehensive medical, social and vocational assessment, wellness, vocational rehabilitation, employment and job placement.
We seek experienced Vocational Case Managers to join our Vocational Services team at our Manhattan headquarters located at 315 Hudson Street.
This position will deliver comprehensive vocational case management, counseling and referral services to individuals with disabilities who are transitioning to employment thereby maximizing their functioning and assisting them in obtaining and maintaining long term competitive or sheltered employment. Will author Individual Plans for Employment (IPE), implement Comprehensive Service Plans (CSP), provide in-depth personal and vocational guidance and work closely with Job Development to help clients find and retain employment.
The ideal candidate with have prior vocational rehabilitation case management experience and familiarity with a disabled and/or welfare-to-work population. Bachelor’s degree in social services, vocational rehabilitation or related field; strong communication, interpersonal and computer skills required.
FEGS (www.fegs.org), one of the nation's largest and most diversified non-profit health and human services organizations, brings together the best resources and people to help individuals achieve greater personal and economic independence. FEGS helps over 120,000 New Yorkers a year-inspiring individuals and families and strengthening communities.In addition to the rewards of helping people in need, FEGS provides a comprehensive, top notch benefits package! We offer comprehensive medical and dental coverage, 403(b), tuition reimbursement, life insurance, 4 weeks vacation, 12 paid holidays and more!
Please apply on-line to: http://goo.gl/txDpmY