WIOA Youth Recruiter Success Coach
Oakland Park, FL
Salary dependent on experience and education
Benefits offered after probationary period.
Medical – Dental – Vision – Paid Holidays – 401k w/ Match
General Purpose of the Position:
The Youth Program Recruiter (YPR) is responsible for outreach and increasing awareness and access to job seekers with an emphasis on young adults ages 18 – 23 in Broward County who can benefit from center services. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring there is a steady flow of new customers interested in the WIOA Program.
Essential Responsibilities and Duties:
- Provide outreach to community agencies, secondary/post-secondary schools, and other organizations throughout Broward County to identify youth who are interested in receiving employment and training services.
- Develop and deliver orientations to youth to increase their understanding of the WIOA program.
- Conduct pre-assessments with youth to determine their skills, strengths, and career interests to assist in tailoring services to their needs.
- Assist youth with the pre-registration steps and eligibility process to ensure a seamless progression to enrollment.
- Coordinate and participate in community activities to educate the community regarding youth program and services; this will have an emphasis on the distressed communities.
- Represent center at community events tailored to youth, presenting an overview of youth services, and distributing materials. Be a visible presence in coordinating with community partners to increase youth engagement.
- Investigate technology, strategies, and other marketing tools to improve outreach to new and current community partners and job seekers. Support individual targeted groups by customizing presentations to help address their unique needs.
- Develop a continuous flow of new youth job seekers to be considered for WIOA enrollment.
- Communicate with coworkers, management, staff, clients, the general public, and others in a courteous and professional manner.
- Conform with and abide by all regulations, policies, work procedures, and instructions.
- Respond promptly when returning telephone calls and replying to correspondence, emails, and text messages.
- May be assigned other responsibilities on a temporary or ongoing basis as necessary for the delivery of quality service within the Center.
- A Bachelor’s degree in psychology, business administration, social science, or a related field plus a minimum of three years relevant work experience involving case management is required, to include one year of counseling, job development, coaching and/or placement experience.
- One year experience working with at-risk youth is required. A relevant combination of experience and specialized training may be substituted for the bachelor’s degree.
- Incumbent must have prior experience achieving excellence and demonstrating continuous improvement. Strong ability and demonstrated experience in balancing multiple priorities, meeting deadlines, working independently and as part of a team to achieve assigned tasks are required.
- Effective oral and written communication; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees at all levels and the general public are required.
- Incumbent must possess a valid driver’s license and own transportation.
We are an EOE.