Youth Career Readiness Coach
Atlanta (United States of America)
The Youth Career Readiness Coach supports clients in the IRC’s Connect to Success program in reaching their career goals. Connect to Success (C2S) is a pilot program that serves out-of-school refugee youth and young adults (ages 16-24 years old), providing one-on-one coaching and case management, as well as group workshops and enrichment opportunities. They will report to the Youth Program Supervisor and work with the colleagues on the Youth Programs team to coordinate service delivery.
Recruitment and Case Management:
•In collaboration with C2S Program Coordinator, perform case management and individualized career coaching services for youth/young adults in C2S in accordance with their Individual Service Plan, including support in all aspects of job seeking, career-pathing, and goal articulation.
•Assist youth enrolled in other IRC Atlanta Youth Programs with job placement as needed.
•Receive referrals from internal and external partners. Screen, interview, and enroll potential clients for the Connect to Success Program (C2S).
•Plan regular group social and networking events
Program Design and Partnership Building:
•Design and lead career readiness workshops on topics such as resume writing, interview skills, and networking
•Design and implement opportunities for career advancement, including job shadowing, career fairs, networking opportunities, and internships for youth.
•In collaboration with C2S program staff, implement the C2S Kickstart Scholars Pathway, an alternative high school program, including guiding students through independent study content, tutoring, assigning and managing volunteer tutors.
•Build new partnerships and maintain existing partnerships with employers, career building programs, work-force development organizations, and other partners.
•Partner with IRC Atlanta Youth Programs for joint social and career readiness events.
Administrative and General Support:
•Maintain accurate and current data on all enrolled Connect to Success clients.
•Attend Connect to Success evaluation meetings and participate in implementation of the monitoring and evaluation framework.
•Attend Youth Education Team meetings and complete administrative duties, including but not limited to reporting, timesheets, and expense reports
•Other responsibilities as assigned