National Able Network’ has an immediate opening for an experienced full time social service professional to assist with the administration of the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP). The service area for this position is in Fort Dodge, IA. Residency in this area is also a requirement.
The incumbent is responsible for overseeing all steps of employment services rendered to Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) participants, providing full case management activities within his/her assigned geographical area. Responsibilities include participant recruitment, initial intake, job readiness assessment, individual employment plan development, host agency training placement and enrollment in supportive services, assistance with job search and ongoing follow up and retention efforts following program exit. In addition, he/she will supervise participant staff.
Conduct the recruitment, orientation, intake, assessment and individual employment plan development of participants.
Monitor program participants’ progress in skills development and job search activities on a monthly basis.
Must maintain accurate, current and complete documentation of case notes on all interactions with assigned program participants
Determine supportive service needs and advise program participants on 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 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.
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:
Excellent communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills.
Must be adept at developing rapport, interacting effectively, and when necessary, resolving conflicts with diverse personnel.
Demonstrated computer proficiency with Microsoft Office.
Superior problem-solving and organizational skills along with high attention to detail and consistent reliable follow- through.
Must be able to prioritize and manage multiple projects to meet deadlines and achieve performance metrics.
Energetic, adaptable team player who can work collaboratively as well as independently.
Must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited university in social services, psychology or related field.
Minimum 2 years' social service experience, ideally in an employment/training setting and/or working with seniors
Must have access to insured reliable vehicle to travel within region. Occasional out of state and overnight travel required.
Interested candidates should submit a resume with cover letter and salary expectations to:
National Able Network, Inc. is a leading non-profit organization specializing in providing employment counseling, training, and placement services for disadvantaged job seekers. At National Able Network, our mission is to help make careers happen. Each client receives personalized career supports that integrate career coaching, specialized training, and direct connections to the job market. Our programs are designed to assist job seekers from all backgrounds, including the unemployed, career changers, military veterans, seniors, and aspiring IT professionals. Each year, National Able Network serves more than 76,000 individuals throughout Delaware, Illinois, Indi
About National Able Network
Preparing Today’s Communities to Meet Tomorrow’s Challenges through Education, Employment, and Opportunity.
To use our expertise to empower people to improve their lives by providing the means to self-sufficiency through sustainable employment, and career and life advancement. To nurture life-long learning while building bridges between education, training and career readiness, and between workforce and economic development.