The company has an immediate opportunity for a service-oriented professional to join our Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) program. SCSEP provides workforce assistance to low income mature workers 55 years of age or better by connecting program participants to work-based training opportunities in their communities at nonprofit or government agencies that serve as training sites. Incumbent will be responsible for performing? full case management activities: participant recruitment and assessment, development of individual employment plans; host agency training placement, enrollment in supportive services, assistance with job search and ongoing follow up and retention efforts following program exit.
Conduct the recruitment, orientation, intake, assessment and individual employment plan development of program participants.
Monitor program participants’ progress in skills development and job search activities on a monthly basis. Document through case notes, all interactions with all assigned program participants on a state and national level.
Determine supportive service needs and advise program participants of all services for which they are eligible.
Research and identify potential employers regarding job opportunities aligned with client caseload needs.
Serve as a liaison to program participants and host agency training sites to answer questions; resolve problems/concerns and ensure a productive training/employment experience for all parties involved.
Engage in community outreach efforts to raise awareness of the needs of older workers, recruit new program clients and host agency training sites.
Minimum 2 – 4 years’ experience providing client or case management and/or employment training services preferably with a senior population
Demonstrated computer proficiency with Microsoft Office.
College degree preferred.
Knowledge and Experience:
Prior experience with government-related employment programs beneficial
Excellent communication (oral and written) who can work collaboratively as well as independently and when necessary, resolve conflicts with diverse personnel from all socio-economic backgrounds.
Travel & Other Requirements:
Must be able to travel regularly throughout assigned region.
Candidates should please submit resume, cover letter and salary expectations to firstname.lastname@example.org to be considered for this opening.