An Employment Coach AmeriCorps at Our House
The Employment Coach AmeriCorps Member will serve in Our House's Career Center, which works with over 600 adults each year through employment and training services, adult education, and life skills instruction. The Employment Coach AmeriCorps Member will serve directly on campus, or remotely from home to expand our employment and wrap-around services by supporting unemployed and underemployed individuals with barriers to employment, equipping them with the knowledge and skills to find jobs, succeed in jobs, move up the job ladder, and achieve long-term personal and family goals.
The Employment Coach AmeriCorps Member will serve to meet established outcomes goals for Our House's AmeriCorps project, including: provide hands-on support to 1,000 Career Center clients to help them meet their professional and personal goals; and successfully connect 450 unemployed and underemployed individuals with jobs. When the pandemic hit, the Career Center team started the Our House Jobs & Resources Hotline to continue serving clients in a way that is safe and respects social distancing guidelines. The following position responsibilities may be performed in-person at the Career Center or over phone/email while serving from home and staffing the hotline. Further help on this page can be found by clicking here.
Member Duties : Create and implement programming that builds job search skills and employment acquisition through ongoing guidance, coaching, and self-esteem building. Coach clients through every aspect of the job search process.
Help to identify employment opportunities for clients of the Career Center and update the Our House Job Board with details about employment opportunities. Staff the Our House Jobs & Resources Hotline when working remotely from home. Properly document data in Client Contact Log and Our House database.
Update the COVID-19 Resources to provide clients with accurate information. Follow all procedures in the Our House COVID-19 Team Safety Policy. When called upon, members may be asked to support disaster response and/or recovery efforts as needed by the State of Arkansas.
COVID-19 Response Activities: Assisting with classroom/equipment sanitization, assisting with client health entry screening or providing virtual support to clients receiving resources from home. Program Benefits : Health Coverage , Training , Education award upon successful completion of service , Living Allowance , Childcare assistance if eligible . Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours , Permits working at another job during off hours , Car recommended . Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development , Community Outreach , Homelessness . Skills :
Community Organization , Writing/Editing , Social Services , Team Work .