Full-Time

POSITION SUMMARY:

Provide intensive job placement and retention support services to participants with multiple barriers to employment; establish cooperative working relationships with area employers.  Facilitate workshops and job search for participants.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide individualized service to job seekers and assist in the attainment of employment; i.e.: job development, career counseling, assistance in filling out job applications, resume writing, teaching interviewing skills, providing job leads, and making referrals for openings. 
  • Establish relationships with metro employers and promote employment opportunities for job seekers.
  • Maintain up-to-date case notes electronically; assist Case Managers in tracking progress of participants.  Complete monthly reporting on participant employment. 
  • Maintain current information on job and labor market trends and communicate information to staff.
  • Facilitate Job Search Center.
  • Facilitate a curriculum of workshops (Job Club and Employment Readiness Training).
  • Actively participate in Resource Inc.’s Undoing Racism Plan.
  • Conduct mock interviews
  • Attend & participate in regularly scheduled staff & agency meetings.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree OR Associated Degree plus 2 years experience OR three years professional experience OR student near completion of relevant training program
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Experience in direct placement, job development, and marketing desired, but not required
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suites, report writing, e-mail, and Internet required.
  • Desire and ability to work with persons of diverse cultural, economic, & education backgrounds.
  • Able to travel independently throughout twin city metro area and posses valid drivers license and insurance.
  • Knowledge of local labor market.

 

SALARY RANGE: DOQ

BENEFITS INCLUDE: 3 weeks vacation, 10 sick, 10 holidays, medical, dental, life and LTD insurance, 401(k). 

 

HOW TO APPLY: Send/fax/email/apply in person to: Nikki Coates, RESOURCE, 1900 Chicago Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55404-1903; 612.752.8000/612.752.8001/ncoates@resource-mn.org

 

PLEASE NO PHONE CALLS

 

DEADLINE: Interviews will begin upon receipt of qualified candidates. Open until filled.

 

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer