AmeriCorps 2Gen Coach

Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency

About the organization

Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency (Wayne Metro) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization serving approximately 35,000 low-and moderate-income residents throughout Wayne County. We provide over 80 programs in the areas of Healthy Homes, Upward Mobility, Family Success and Equity & Inclusion. Our services include financial capability education, employment services, homeownership workshops, housing counseling, financial counseling, utility assistance, Head Start, GED preparation, free tax preparation, foreclosure prevention and homeless services.


-Provide a holistic, family-centered approach to service delivery based on an integrated model that addresses the needs of the whole family together.
-Provide employment coaching, financial coaching, income supports coaching and digital coaching for workforce clients
-Help clients identify their needs and resources; set goals and action step plans; access support services.
-Conduct weekly 1:1 check in meetings with clients in our workforce readiness, on-the-job training (OJT) and apprenticeship programs
-Assist clients in enrolling in NextJob online toolkit to enhance their employability skills.
-Provide effective job retention guidance and support to clients
-Link clients to Wayne Metro programs, such as utility assistance, eviction diversion, tax preparation, and financial support and help clients navigate any work related barriers
-Generate informational resources for clients, such as job leads and educational opportunities.
-Oversee workforce clients on job training/apprenticeship placements to assist them with learning new job skills.
-Document clients outcomes in Salesforce.
-Attend employment-related meetings/webinars and NextJob virtual meetings to stay current on toolkit modules.
-Schedule and facilitate weekly group activities with workforce clients
-Facilitate monthly workforce workshops and support group meeting


Minimum Qualifications:

-Be at least 18 years of age
-Be a U.S. citizen, national, or legal permanent U.S. resident
-Have a High School Diploma, or its equivalent
-Satisfy the National Service Criminal History Check eligibility criteria
-Ability to travel to various sites
-Commitment to helping families thrive
-Bilingual is preferred but not required
-Must be COVID-19 vaccinated, or partially, with the ability to complete within 30 days of employment. Circumstances preventing vaccination, and corresponding accommodations will be reviewed and considered.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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