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VA #19-20 Employment and Training Coordinator Assistant

December 3, 2019
Vacancy Announcement # 19-20

Employment and Training Coordinator Assistant
Position: Part-time (not to exceed 19 hours a week)
Rate $13 per hour
Location: Brown, SD
This position covers Beadle, Brown, Clark, Codington, Day, Grant, Marshall, Potter, McPherson, Roberts, Spink and Walworth counties.

Job Function:

Assists with the implementation and management of Experience Works programs and services for older Americans who are generally 55 + in a designated geographic area.  Supports the Employment and Training Coordinator in providing services to older workers, host agencies, businesses, and communities. Your territory may include all or parts of counties the following North Dakota counties:  Beadle, Brown, Clark, Codington, Day, Grant, Marshall, Potter, McPherson, Roberts, Spink and Walworth.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists with the recruiting of applicants for the Federal Grant program.
    Interviews and assesses participants to determine appropriate community service assignment and training plans.
  • Supports and monitors the training, skill development, and performance of participants. Cultivates community service assignments, as well as training and employment opportunities for participants.
  • Organizes job development services to help participants obtain unsubsidized employment.
  • Completes required forms timely and accurately, consistent with Experience Works policies.
  • Assess the needs and abilities of older persons using Job Ready software. Creates and maintains positive relationships with businesses, organizations, and other training providers.
  • Interacts appropriately, sensitively, effectively and professionally with persons from diverse cultural, socioeconomic, educational, racial, ethnic backgrounds and lifestyle preferences.
  • Serves as an advocate for older workers.
  • Extensive daily and occasional overnight travel.
VA #19-21 Employment and Training Coordinator Assistant

December 4, 2019
Vacancy Announcement # 19-21 

Employment and Training Coordinator Assistant
Position: Part-time (not to exceed 19 hours a week)
Rate $13 per hour
Location: Lincoln Park, WY
This position covers Teton and Lincoln Park counties.

Job Function:

Assists with the implementation and management of Experience Works programs and services for older Americans who are generally 55 + in a designated geographic area.  Supports the Employment and Training Coordinator in providing services to older workers, host agencies, businesses, and communities.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists with the recruiting of applicants for the Federal Grant program.
    Interviews and assesses participants to determine appropriate community service assignment and training plans.
  • Supports and monitors the training, skill development, and performance of participants. Cultivates community service assignments, as well as training and employment opportunities for participants.
  • Organizes job development services to help participants obtain unsubsidized employment.
  • Completes required forms timely and accurately, consistent with Experience Works policies.
  • Assess the needs and abilities of older persons using Job Ready software. Creates and maintains positive relationships with businesses, organizations, and other training providers.
  • Interacts appropriately, sensitively, effectively and professionally with persons from diverse cultural, socioeconomic, educational, racial, ethnic backgrounds and lifestyle preferences.
  • Serves as an advocate for older workers.
  • Extensive daily and occasional overnight travel.
VA #19-19 Employment and Training Coordinator – Fargo, ND

November 22, 2019
Vacancy Announcement #19-19

 Employment and Training Coordinator
Location:  Fargo, ND
Position:  Full Time
Salary:  $31,500

This position covers Barnes, Cass, Cavalier, Dickey, Grand Forks, Griggs, La Moure, Nelson, Pembina, Ransom, Richland and Walsh counties.

Position Overview:

As an Employment Training Coordinator (ETC), you are a human service professional.  Customer service, empathy, finding creative solutions to difficult challenges, and helping people better their quality of life and attain their goals are key components of the position.

You will be responsible for supervising a case load of up to 70 Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) participants and maintaining strong working relations with the community agencies where they are assigned.  Your territory may include all or parts of counties the following North Dakota counties: Barnes, Cass, Cavalier, Dickey, Grand Fork, Griggs, La Moure, Nelson, Pembina, Ransom. Richland and Walsh.

As the primary link between Experience Works and the community the job will require extensive travel for in-person meetings, phone calls, and communicating on-line.  You will provide case management and training to older workers, recruit new program participants, communicate with partners at community, faith based and governmental agencies, cultivate relationships with the business community, increase awareness of Experience Works services throughout the territory through the press and special initiatives, and collaborate with stakeholders to develop local partnerships to expand programs and services, and communicate with local policy makers.

Being an ETC requires commitment and long-hours that often exceed the traditional work-week.    Despite the extraordinary commitment, helping individuals overcome obstacles and navigate through challenges to attain their goals provides personal fulfillment and professional achievements.

Under the direction of the State Program Director, and with assistance from other staff in the state and nationally, you will learn the requirements, policies, procedures and operations of the SCSEP.  The job requires a variety of attributes:   strong interpersonal skills, empathy, attention to detail, strong ethics, commitment to compliance with rules and regulations, supervisory capacity, a high degree of confidentiality,  excellent organizational and the ability to juggle multiple priorities efficiently.

ETCs also serve an important role as a creative problem solver and coach.  Many participants in the SCSEP have multiple barriers to employment, which need to be addressed sensitively so they can achieve their job goals.  In addition to one-on-one meetings to assess skills and barriers, developing and periodically updating individual employment plans, resolving challenges, and maintaining ongoing contact with participants; ETCs also instill confidence and provide employability and job seeking skills to participants, including introducing individuals to basic computer technology.

Please submit all resumes with a cover letter explaining why you are interested in the position to resume@experienceworks.org.  In the subject line of your email please include the name of the position and the location that you are applying for.  For example, “re: Employment and Training Coordinator – North Arkansas”, along with the VA#.