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Employment Specialist

San Diego (United States of America)

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: San Diego (United States of America)
  • Grade: Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Labour Market Policy
  • Closing Date:

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Job Overview:

The Employment Specialist is responsible for managing the provision of services to assist newly arrived refugee clients to attain self-sufficiency through employment. Specifically, the Employment Specialist ensures services that include employment preparation, placement, career enhancement services and follow-up services.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Provide intake, assessment, and pre-employment/job readiness orientation to clients eligible for employment services;
  • Provide both group and one-on-one intense job readiness orientations that provide clients with the basic skills required to enhance their employability;
  • Determine specific employment opportunities appropriate to clients and assist clients in accessing these opportunities by guiding them through the hiring process;
  • Monitor job performance, wage level, and employer/employee satisfaction;
  • Assist clients and employers as necessary with post-placement issues and continuing employment needs;
  • Ensure timely and accurate compliance to all reporting requirements and entry into ETO database
  • Participate in weekly employment meetings, staff development activities, and fully engage as a member of the team;
  • Follow all policies, procedures and protocols of the agency;
  • Other duties as assigned.
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