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Job Developer

Company: Elijah House
Location: Walnut Creek
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

The Elijah House Foundation is seeking an exceptional individual to help with job search and placement. - If you have experience in this field, -enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, and have a passion for what you do. Then, we look forward to being your next employer! -As your next employer, we offer:

Competitive salary $22 - $24 per hour DOE401(k) MatchingPaid Time OffSick TimeHoliday Pay100% employee coverage- Medical, Dental and VisionSupplemental BenefitsTeamwork CultureCareer Building ProgramsPromotional OpportunitiesOur job descriptionJOB DEVELOPER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The Job Developer assists program members and clients in job searching and placement. The Job Developer evaluates individual's background, skills, and interest and matches to potential job openings or training programs. They coach and prepare program members and clients for interviews and entry into the workforce. This position requires the knowledge of marginalized populations and the challenges and barriers faced in securing and maintaining employment. - It requires a strong understanding of program design and management allowing the ability to adjust to changing environments within the department and community. To do so, the Job Developer requires a leader who has compassion for employees, and clients with the passion and drive to build opportunities for the participants, the department, and the organization. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES - - - - - - Instructs program members and clients in job seeking, application procedures, resume writing, interview preparation, job placement and job retention skills and attitudes - - - - - - Ensure programing is relevant and addresses the needs of the population being served - - - - - - - Manage all program requirements and expectations by contracts and grants - - - - - - Maintain organized files. Perform and utilize data management for betterment of the department - - - - - - Aiding client in attaining driver's license, ID, S.S. card and/or birth certificate, etc - - - - - - Assists in identifying positions in a field of interest; assists in development of resumes, cover letters and applications - - - - - - Create and implement program processes, procedures, training manuals, and program documents - - - - - - - Advises on and develops employability skills; helps to explore alternative employment options. - - - - - - Arranges for interviews and coach program members and clients on the interviewing process including dress and speech - - - - - - Monitors participant performance on the job and counsels' participants when job performance is not satisfactory - - - - - - Works with participants to improve job performance and gain necessary job skills or reviews other employment options - - - - - - Maintains contact with employers during employment and reports results to appropriate staff - - - - - - Tracks participant activity and progress data - - - - - - Negotiate and develop transitional and permanent job opportunities through employers for lasting placement opportunities - - - - - - Gathering and providing all available resources for job placement within the county client resides - - - - - - - - - Monitoring all case management as it pertains to furthering employment - - - - - - Initiates and maintains contacts with business and industry representatives to set up recruitment profiles and provide orientations - - - - - - Establishes and maintains temporary, full-time, part-time, and alumni job banks - - - - - - Maintains current with industry trends; updates labor market information by researching online resources - - - - - - Attends meetings, networks with professional and community organizations that are involved in job placement and training activities REQUIREMENTS - - - - - - High School Diploma or GED required - - - - - - 3+ years of customer service experience, preferably in human services - - - -Professional or personal experience supporting individuals with disabilities, mental illnesses, or challenging behaviors is highly preferred - - - - - - Excellent communication skills - - - - - - Must have a valid driver's license - - - - - - Customer service-oriented, professional attitude - - - - - - CPR Certified - - - - - - Clean driving record - - - - - - Organizational skills -The Elijah House is an equal opportunity employer.

Keywords: Elijah House, Walnut Creek , Job Developer, IT / Software / Systems , Walnut Creek, California

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