Employment Readiness Coach

SER Metro-Detroit

About the organization

Since 1971, SER Metro-Detroit has consistently maintained a high-performance record in the skills training and placement of consumers into unsubsidized employment in the private sector and in providing employers with a diverse, qualified workforce. The means by which our mission of cultivating a qualified, skilled and adaptable workforce for metropolitan Detroit and the global economy is reflected in our name: Service, Employment, and Redevelopment. SER Metro-Detroit works to give each consumer of services the resources needed to create a life of self-sufficiency and self-fulfillment. SER program mix includes: literacy and education, job readiness skills training, occupational skills training, vocational skills training, job seeker and employer services, welfare reform programming, economic and community development, employment, and extensive youth programming. The services delivery system includes the active participation of the public and private sectors, education, and government.


Designs and facilitates career development and life skills workshops including self-assessment, goal setting, workplace conduct and appearance, resume writing, job search strategies, networking, interviewing and other related subjects.
Establish strong relationships with Construction and Healthcare industry associations and employers to develop sector related job opportunities for constituents of YouthBuild Program
Schedule frequent employer visits with hiring managers to promote community engagement and hiring opportunities.
Take the lead on collecting outstanding placement and retention documents (i.e., paystub and employment verification).
Real time data entry and milestone tracking in both internal and external data basis.
Maintains a functional knowledge of economic and job market trends and demands and incorporates knowledge into job readiness training modules.
Responsible for the creation, publication, and distribution of the monthly workshop schedule of events. This includes coordinating partner agency-facilitated workshops conducted onsite. Events will be periodically scheduled and delivered during evening hours and on weekends.
Coordinate on-site and off-site employer partnership, guest speaker, and worksite visit presentations.
Develop and expand employer relationships and opportunities with quality employers with a focus on employers who can hire candidates and offer living wage opportunities and promotion/career growth.


Graduation from an accredited college or university preferred or combination of education and experience.
2-3 years of experience working with young adults in a non-mandated program in a community-based setting.
Job development and placement experience required.
Experience in planning and conducting training sessions or workshops.
Proficiency in MS Office Applications
Knowledge and understanding of instructional and classroom techniques.
Knowledge and understanding of Launchpad and the Workforce Development Cloud
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to plan and organize effectively.
Bilingual language skills (English/Spanish) preferred.
Must possess and provide a valid Michigan Driver's license. Must be willing to work a flexible schedule and have access to reliable transportation.
High energy and motivation to help young people succeed.


19.2307 - 21.6346

Application instructions

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