Workforce Development Coordinator- Apprenticeship Programs

FHI 360

About the organization

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research, technology, communication and social marketing — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries and all U.S. states and territories.


The Apprenticeship Specialist provides workforce development activities and apprenticeship training and certification for the Youth Apprenticeship Programs and promotes and coordinates apprenticeship training in accordance with predetermined standards. Provides a linkage between industry standards, training providers, employers, and apprentices, and carries out specific related functions under the legislation and regulations around the apprenticeship programs for the National Institute for Work and Learning. Conducts apprenticeship and entrepreneurship training, needs assessments with industry, communities, training providers and intergovernmental agencies, ensures high-quality training and promotes the apprenticeship and certification opportunities to diverse audiences. Coordinates and administers apprenticeship agreements and certifications, advises apprentices and employers of their rights and responsibilities under relevant legislation and regulations regarding apprenticeship programs and investigates matters of compliance. Leads the team in the strategic creation of an ecosystem and implementation of the Apprenticeship program to expand the program and provide collaboration between the apprentices, mentors, community-based organizations, and employers. Facilitates curriculum for apprentices and provides training of trainers to external staff for the 350 hour curriculum for the Youth Apprenticeship Program and arranges and monitors the on the job training functions.


Typically requires 5-8 years of relevant experience. Advanced knowledge of apprenticeship system, legislation and regulations respecting the apprenticeship programs and a working knowledge of postsecondary education.

Expertise in the apprenticeship model of training and working with youth utilizing positive youth development strategies.

Advanced knowledge of accreditation policy/programs.

Advanced knowledge of trades and labor market, emerging trends in apprenticeship, entrepreneurship, youth development principles and equity.

Demonstrated experience working with apprenticeship programs. Demonstrated understanding of apprenticeship, nature of work performed and governing agency requirements.

Customer-oriented and student-centered experience preferably in an academic advising capacity preferred.

Expert knowledge of U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) mandates and policies to include focused knowledge of Registered Apprenticeship regulations and policies.

Experience in public speaking, educational marketing, and recruitment.



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