|Title||Employment and Education Specialist|
House of Refuge is currently seeking an Employment and Education Specialist
Position Title: Employment & Education Specialist
Supervised by:Director of Family Services
Provides professional employment and education services to all clients at the House of Refuge. Participates in all staff meetings and case management staffing’s as requested. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, life skill services, mainstream employment and education referral resources, and documenting all resident contact in program files. Develops and maintains contacts with potential employers/businesses, job readiness programs/agencies, and other employment service programs. Responsible for employment networking and research, participant job assessment and placement, participant job skills training and education, and documenting participant follow through. Participates in fundraising and other agency based events as assigned.
Duties and Responsibilities:
A Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Human Service related or Business plus 1 year experience is required.
Effective oral and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal, analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills. Ability to work independently and part of a team. Experience with developing and maintaining relationships with educational institutions required. Experience with transitional housing, drug and alcohol recovery, persons dealing with mental health issues, domestic violence and/or the homeless population required Experience in marketing and developing employment opportunities, including, but not limited to, cold contacts with local employers. Case management, counseling, and/or benefits coordination experience required. Must be able to interact and communicate with a diverse population both written and verbally.
Must agree to, and successfully pass a State of Arizona Department of Public Safety fingerprint clearance.
Must be willing to work flexible hours and days, a minimum of 40/week. Some evenings and Saturdays may be required.
Send cover letter and reume to Leslie Mar’Na at Leslie@houseofrefuge.org.