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Outreach Coordinator / Career Coach

Company: Sharp Decisions
Location: harrisburg
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

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 community.
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 marketing skills

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

Keywords: Sharp Decisions, Harrisburg , Outreach Coordinator / Career Coach, Other , harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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