Career Counselor

About the Opportunity

A nationally acclaimed non-for-profit organization known for its dedication to providing social services to New York’s homeless population is currently seeking Career Counselors for their Veteran Programs. This team of licensed professionals work to empower these individuals by offering housing, workforce development, and health services that will ultimately help them get back on their own two feet. Bachelor level social workers with experience case management and workforce development are encouraged to apply! Full-time hours available!!

The base pay range for this position is $20 to $21 per hour. Actual compensation offered to the successful candidate may vary from posted hiring range based upon geographic location, work experience, education, and/or skill level, among other things. Details about eligibility for bonus compensation (if applicable) will be finalized at the time of offer. This is a temp-to-perm role; you can gain access to company benefits, paid-time off, and more perks once you transition!

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage your own case load and ensure active engagement of participants enrolled in the program
  • Develop and implement effective client engagement strategies
  • Complete employment and educational assessments on all participants
  • Ensure that assessments and service plans are updated
  • Identify and refer participants to job training programs
  • Assist participants in developing a job readiness portfolio (Resume and cover letter)
  • Respond to job leads within required timeframes
  • Identify and refer participants for matching positions
  • Assist participants in conducting independent job search
  • Identify new job leads as needed and make direct referrals to employers
  • Provide job retention and follow up services to all employed participants

 

Job Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree in Social Work or related field required
  • (BA/BS in Psych, Human Services, Sociology, Public Health, etc.)
  • Knowledge in workforce development and service delivery preferred
  • Experience working with individuals in mental health/substance abuse recovery preferred

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