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Jobworks Youth Career Coach in New Albany, Indiana

To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed in this document are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. JobWorks, Inc. provides reasonable accommodation to qualified employees and applicants with known disabilities who require accommodation to complete the application process or perform essential functions of the job, unless the accommodation would cause an undue hardship. Candidate serves as Youth Career Coach for the Youth Program, responsible for providing services to eligible out of school youths.DUTIES:Informs youths of resources and services available to them, including training, education, job search, and employment opportunities. Maintains current knowledge on occupational, educational, and economic information to assist individuals in deriving vocational and educational objectives. Maintains knowledge of other community agencies and programs and training offered.Oversees and maintains youth program, including preparing marketing materials, marketing program to schools, conducting interviews, attending meetings, conducting needs assessment, educating on job search information, and providing follow-up services.Provides a variety of services for clientele regarding education, employment, supportive services, including referrals, counseling sessions, and follow-up sessions. Ensures compliance with federal, state, and agency rules and regulations. Ensures agency and individual performance standards are met and/or exceeded.Conducts initial needs assessment with clients to identify skills, aptitude, interests, and supportive service needs. Prepares various forms of testing/assessment for clients, including selecting appropriate testing/assessment tools, proctoring tests, and interpreting results for each client. Develops Individual Employment Plan for each client, establishing clients career goals, program services, training, and activities. Makes modifications as needed.Collects, organizes, and analyzes information obtained through records, tests, interviews, and professional sources. Maintains proper documentation of clients information, activities, and case notes entered into data information system, ensuring compliance and performance. Provides follow-up services to evaluate clients progress and program effectiveness, and inquires about clients employment longevity after placement in a position.Assists clients with writing and revision of job search paperwork, including employment applications, cover letters, resumes, reference letters, and thank you letters. Conducts practice interviews and provides networking tips. Secures positions of employment within the county for clients of employment opportunities.Maintains strong and positive presence in community in order to promote recruitment and employment of youths.Assists other Employment Specialists with their programs as assigned.Testifies in court on behalf of youths, providing transportation as needed.Performs related duties as assigned.I. REQUIREMENTS:Associate Degree in Education, Marketing, Business, or related field and/or equivalent combination of training and experience. Baccalaureate Degree preferred. Prior sales, marketing and/or recruitment experience also preferred.Proficient in English and Spanish.Ability to meet all hiring requirements, including passage of a drug test and background check.Knowledge of skills and aptitude tests, ability to interpret and analyze test results.Knowledge of and ability to provide training to clientele on resume preparation, proper interviewing skills/conduct, and networking skills.Working knowledge of standard office procedures, and ability to apply such knowledge to a variety of interrelated processes, tasks, and operations.Working knowledge of English grammar, spelling, and punctuation, and ability to conduct public presentations and prepare detailed written reports as required.Ability to properly operate s