Employment Specialist, Philadelphia Youth Network

Posted on April 05, 2010

Employment Specialist, Philadelphia Youth Network

General Description:
The Employment Specialist is part of a seasonal team designed to provide citywide access to all youth interested in WorkReady Philadelphia summer programs. This position requires a flexible schedule and the ability to work nights and weekends from April to August.

Essential Functions:
• Support youth in WorkReady Philadelphia summer youth programs
• Conduct youth enrollment sessions in accordance with applicable labor laws and practices
• Assess youth readiness for program referrals
• Review the quality of youth enrollment files
• Enter data files into proprietary database
• Maintain filing system for youth and provider files
• Answer the WorkReady hotline / email, respond to inquiries and record statistics
• Troubleshoot issues in youth payroll
• Reconcile youth timesheets against payroll registers
• Conduct professional development for youth on WorkReadiness
• Embody and integrate excellent customer service into daily work
• Serve as an example of professionalism
• Travel to worksites throughout the City of Philadelphia
• Other duties as assigned by the Operations Coordinator, Director, and/or the COO

Read more at: http://www.idealist.org/en/job/372642-307

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