A client of Sharp Decisions Inc. is actively looking to bring
on an Outreach Specialist to be based in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
Local candidates only. Position is on a contract basis. Please
note: Must have reliable transportation, and be comfortable with
traveling throughout the regional area *W2 Only.
JOB DESCRIPTION: Our client is seeking an energized,
self-directed task manager to use labor market information to
recruit eligible applicants and identify community training
opportunities that could lead to in-demand jobs and potential new
careers. In addition to working with participants, the Job Search
Strategist will complete eligibility determinations and
applications, lead job search workshops for training participants,
and interface with community non-profit agencies. The Strategist
will work with the Senior Community Service Employment Program to
help participants successfully apply for jobs, while building
confidence and skills to continue to grow in their career and
achieve their individual dream job goals.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Recruit and enroll eligible applicants into
the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) Assist in
recruitment events or participant orientations in each
Plan, host, and report results of the outreach events with
applicants, community agencies and/or employers.
Work with diverse clients age 55 and older.
Learn enrollment process and accompanying forms to ensure all
program requirements are met.
Research local employers with jobs that match the training programs
and coordinate with the Project Director and Regional Manager to
ensure that participants are able to transition to employment
Conduct vocational research, job analyses, labor market surveys,
and transferable skills analyses Travel (via car) throughout the
assigned area to conduct job duties
QUALIFICATIONS Skills: Strong presentation skills.
Interpersonal skills Excellent communication and advocacy skills
Basic computer competencies with the ability to use Microsoft
Office and electronic documentation database Organizational skills
Ability to work independently with remote supervision Outreach and
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Required: Public
Speaking training experience Must have reliable transportation, and
be comfortable with traveling throughout the regional area
Experience in career services helping adults obtain and maintain
employment, such as in job placement, job coaching Ability to write
clear and concise reports and recommendations
EDUCATION: Personal or Career Coach training- preferred