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Employment Program Assistant

New York City (United States of America)

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: New York City (United States of America)
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Labour Market Policy
    • Administrative support
  • Closing Date:

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Position:

Employment Program Assistant, Matching Grant

Reports To:

Economic Empowerment Manager

Department:

Economic Empowerment

Location:

New York Resettlement

Schedule:

Full-time (through on or about 01/15/2020)

Expected Start Date:

November 23, 2020

Grade:

9A

Exempt/Non-Exempt:

Non-Exempt

Job Overview:

The Employment Program Assistant provides support to clients in IRC’s Matching Grant Employment Program, supporting job seekers with obtaining at least entry-level employment during their first four to six months in New York. Activities include providing support to program participants through individualized job preparation services, job readiness training, employment placements, and client follow up, documenting all services within IRC’s online case management database and participant case files.

Major Responsibilities:

·Assist in assessing client eligibility for Matching Grant Program and providing economic empowerment program orientation

·Provide individualized and timely services that enhance clients’ employability and result in successful placements

·Assist with the development of clients’ program service timelines and job search plans

·Conduct job readiness training for newly arrived clients within 1 month of program enrollment

·Participate in development of self-sufficiency plans for employable adults and engage adults in budgeting at time of employment to assess household income versus expenses.

·Maintain accurate and up-to-date case files documenting client goals, activities, and services.Record all employment services and placements in Efforts to Outcomes (ETO) database

·Source appropriate employment opportunities for clients

·Obtain documentation of job placement and follow-up with clients following placement

·Assist clients and employers with post placement issues and continuing employment needs.

·Collaborate closely with caseworkers and other economic empowerment staff to ensure client compliance with program guidelines including, but not limited to, attendance in English language and job readiness training, participation in all available interviews and acceptance of job offers.

·Other duties as assigned.

 

Working Environment:Work is primarily carried out on a remote basis due to COVID-19, with in-person activities carried out as needed in accordance with established safety protocols.

 


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