Job Developer, Workforce Development and Refugee Services Programs
About the organization
Who We Are: CAMBA is a community of staff, volunteers, clients, donors, neighbors and partners who work together to build an inclusive New York City, where all children and adults have access to the resources and supports they need to thrive. We take a comprehensive approach by offering more than 160 integrated programs in: Education & Youth Development, Family Support, Job Training & Employment Support Services, Health, Housing, and Legal Services. We reach more than 65,000 individuals and families each year at our 90 locations, including 10,000 youth. CAMBA serves a diverse cross section of New Yorkers from new mothers in Brownsville to job seekers in the Rockaways. More than half of our clients are immigrants and refugees from around the globe. Over 85% of our families are in living in poverty, reflecting the challenges faced by nearly 1.7 million New Yorkers today.
What the Job Developer Does:
The person filling this position is expected to develop and maintain employer relationships with the goal of identifying and meeting their HR needs. Match appropriate clients with appropriate job openings and arrange for interviews and persuade both prospective employers and client applicants of the features and advantages of CAMBA’s job placement services, with the goal of placement and a view toward long-term retention; including the following:
• Research and keep up to date on labor market information, economic data and hiring trends to creatively target and develop emerging opportunities.
• Develop a deep understanding of employers’ needs, challenges and hiring preferences.
• Provide client support in tailoring resumes and cover letters, coaching for in demand adaptive soft skills acquisition, conducting mock interviews, and assisting with job applications.
• Provide one-on-one coaching and conduct group job prep to job seekers to increase their chances of employment.
• Prepare and maintain accurate, complete narrative documentation of client progress and employer relationships, at each point of contact, including resumes, interviews and employer feedback, and placement and retention data for weekly/monthly/quarterly/annual reports, in computerized client and employer tracking systems.
• Work collaboratively with a team of career advisors and instructors with the common goal of successfully advancing participants to employment.
•High school diploma or G.E.D. and two years of applicable experience or Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) and/or equivalent experience.
• Ability to bring an enthusiasm for sales and a willingness to initiate contact and engage with new employers and corporate partners.
• Ability to market the program to the community, through in person visits and remote meetings, with the goal of successfully marketing CAMBA’s job seekers and services.
• Ability and willingness to adapt approach to meet the varied needs of job seekers and employer partners, including in person meetings and the use of Zoom and other online platforms and resources on camera, to accommodate providing services remotely.
•Ability to multi-task and to work a flexible or alternative workweek schedule if needed, based upon program needs.
•Existing employer job bank is a plus.
•Knowledge of industrial sectors including engineering, construction, utilities and/or IT is a plus.
•Demonstrated ability to work with young adults, low income, immigrant, refugee and asylee populations is a plus.
•Cultural competency is a must, bilingual or multilingual is a plus.
Contact email: [email protected]
HOW TO APPLY
To apply, email your resume and cover letter to: [email protected]
Specify the title(s) of the position(s) for which you are applying on the email subject line. If your resume appears to be suited to a current job opening, a program representative will contact you.
Equal Opportunity Employment
The posting employer has certified that this announcement complies with Peace Corps’ Equal Opportunity Employment policy:
The Peace Corps is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees, Volunteers, and applicants for employment and volunteer service. Peace Corps policy prohibits discrimination and harassment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age (40 or over), disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, political affiliation, union membership, genetic information, or history of participation in the Equal Employment Opportunity process, grievance procedure, or any authorized complaint procedure.
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