Inland SoCal United Way is a leading nonprofit organization devoted to strengthening the Inland Empire by investing in the lives and futures of those in need. By operating several direct service programs and collaborating with a network of strong community partners, ISCUW seeks to build brighter futures for youth and families in the areas of education, health, and financial stability. ISCUW seeks talented, motivated team members who are passionate about improving our community and who are looking to be part of a dynamic team working to make positive changes in our region.
Inland SoCal United Way’s Community Impact Department develops, implements and manages programs meeting ISCUW’s community impact goals in the areas of education, health and financial stability as well as increasing the capacity of local nonprofits through volunteerism and grants. This work is accomplished through United Way-managed programs provided in partnership with local companies, schools, community organizations, local governments and volunteers. Programs include student support programs such as School Tools, Kids Pack, Launch Point, GEMS, and ieReads, as well as financial stability programs such as financial literacy, food delivery, and assistance for rent, utilities and transportation.
The Employment Coordinator I, under the purview of the Workforce Program Manager, will focus on placing job seekers in sustainable employment by assessing 211 and ISCUW clients who express a need for employment resources, and focusing on target populations of low income, veterans, homeless, re-entry, dislocated workers and individuals who are seeking employment services who have significant barriers to employment due to the aftermath of substance abuse. This full-time non-exempt position is funded through 2024 and carries the possibility that it may not be renewed if further funding is not obtained. No contract is implied; this position is “at-will” and employment may be terminated at any time by the employee or the employer. The availability of grant funds does not guarantee continued employment. This position reports to the Workforce Program Manager.
Essential Functions – 80%
- Ability to effectively communicate with individuals who have been affected by incarceration, poverty, and impacted by the “war on drugs”
- Assess client needs through motivational interviewing
- Conduct initial intake and provide employment resources through effective job coaching
- Connect and document client to in-house and outside resources
- Provide job-readiness skills to clients, such as resume writing, interview techniques, and mock interviews
- Conduct follow-up interviews with clients and track outcomes
- Conduct follow-up activities with participants to further enhance job attainment skills
- Build rapport with community partners
- Build relationships with veteran-, re-entry- and homeless-friendly employers
- Attend public speaking engagements, outreach events, job fairs, partner events
- Assist in coordinating workshops and job fairs for 211 Careers
- Verify Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) eligibility of clients receiving direct services
Secondary Functions – 20%
- Track monthly outcomes and outreach activities
- Perform and data input information on Case Management System
- Other tasks as assigned by leadership
- Associates or Bachelor's degree in Business or Social Services preferred
- Strong public speaking abilities
- Strong resume writing skills
- Knowledge of WIOA programs desirable
- Caljobs experience helpful
- Experience with social services and local resources
- An understanding of the labor market
- Excellent customer service skills
- Motivational Interviewing skills a plus
- Ability to build relationships with employers
- A passion to assist all people to thrive financially
- Excellent writing skills required, including correct grammar and ability to summarize
- Proficient computer skills, required including competency with Microsoft Office and working with a variety of programs
- English/Spanish bilingual preferred
- Must have reliable transportation, a valid California Driver’s License and the minimum personal liability insurance coverage required by California law and ISCUW insurance carriers
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the requisite essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be required to use equipment such as the telephone, computer, fax machine and copy machine. The employee is also frequently required to use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms, and to talk and hear. This position requires sitting for long periods of time but may require to the ability to walk, stand, stoop, squat or drive various periods. Must be able to lift/move objects up to 10 lbs. Visual acuity and manual dexterity required for typing and computer use.
Wage and Benefits
Wage is $20.00 per hour, payable bi-weekly. Benefits include vision, dental, medical, life, AD&D and long term disability insurance, paid holidays, accrued vacation and sick-leave.
If interested, please send resume and cover letter to Jeannette Sepulveda at email@example.com. No calls or agencies please.
“Inland SoCal United Way is an equal opportunity employer. All offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background screen and drug test results.”
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