Employment Coach
Summary
Title:Employment Coach
ID:3063
Notes:N/A
Starting Pay:$38,500 Salary
Location:The Woodlands, TX
2nd Location:N/A
Classification:Full-Time Salaried
Work Schedule:Monday - Friday
Description
VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA - Texas

Are you looking for a job that makes a difference? Do you have a passion for helping others?  We may be the right organization for you:  Volunteers of America
For over 100 years VOA Texas, a faith-based and non-profit organization, has operated with a mission of “Helping America’s Most Vulnerable Reach Their Full Potential” through various programs throughout Texas.  Programs are locally created, managed and delivered to provide a wide array of human services.  YOU can be part of the passion, mission and tradition!


Employment Coach - The Woodlands, TX
 
Job Summary: The Employment Coach supervises the client's job development program within the Policies and Procedures of VOA-TX and the sponsoring agency.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned
* Assists clients in identifying personal interests and life goals
* Reviews Clients' resumes, cover letters and provides feedback
* Monitors the improvements of clients and offers coaching when necessary
* Develops and maintains potential employment opportunities
* Conducts "Lunch and Learn" sessions to educate clients who are searching for the right career path
* Submits accurate program reports in a timely manner
* Assists clients with job search skills, making contact with prospective employers and completing job applications
* Attends job development/hiring events to engage with employers
* Attends all network meetings with LISC and THRIVE
* Works with occupational training vendors to ensure continuous quality improvements
* Plans and executes a minimum of two hiring events annually

This position does not have direct organizational supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and must successfully complete any required training and acquire any required certifications within prescribed timeframes. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

COMPETENCIES:
* Skill in the use of a personal computer and software applications (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint etc.)
* Strong organizational skills and the ability to maintain detailed records
* Ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally
* Ability to speak effectively before groups of consumers or employees of organizations
* Ability to work effectively under stressful conditions
* Ability to work independently with little supervision
* Ability to exercise initiative, sound judgment,  and to react with discretion under varying conditions 
* Ability to recognize problems and take corrective actions as determined by agency, program policies and procedures
* Ability to interact with staff members and community contacts
* Displays passion and optimism, inspires respect and trust and treats people with respect
* Flexibility of scheduling work hours to meet the needs of the program
* Demonstrates a high degree of integrity and ethical standards
* Upholds organizational values

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
* Bachelor's Degree in a human services field plus two years transferable case management experience

Volunteers of America Texas offers a rich benefits package including Health, Dental, Vision, LTD, STD, Life Insurance, Vacation and Sick time, other optional benefits and a retirement plan.  VOA TX also provides some benefits for part-time employees.


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