This position description incorporates the core responsibilities of the job. It is recognized that other related duties not specifically mentioned might also be performed and that not all responsibilities may be carried out depending on operational needs.
The Trainer/ Job Developer, under the general supervision of the Workforce Director shall perform and supply all training necessary to ensure that participants are adequately prepared to enter in the work force. Engage and develop partnerships with employers to secure participants employment.
Train participants using evidence-based training materials to ensure that participants receive the hard skills necessary to enter into the work force.
Engage and develop partnerships with employers to secure a consistent percentage of 85% employment for the program participants.
Develop a Life Skills/Job Readiness module to include; conflict management, financial management, self-management, interviewing techniques, non-verbal communication, building self-esteem, anger management, problem solving, workplace etiquette, and critical thinking.
Provide instructions on completing a job application, emphasizing the importance of presenting all positive attributes and providing all the information the employer needs.
Mandatory bi-weekly group session meetings with case manager regarding the participants as well as monthly employment progress reports given.
Bachelor of Art and/or Bachelor of Education and/or Bachelor of Business Administration or a combination of education and experience.
At least 3 years of experience in social services or individual client-based service, training, and job development. Established partnerships with employers a plus.
Demonstrated organizational and leadership skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills. Ability to handle multiple tasks.
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