Career Specialist, Welcoming Center

Posted by The Welcoming Center on March 7, 2023

The Welcoming Center (TWC) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization based in Philadelphia that promotes inclusive economic growth through immigrant integration. Founded in 2003, TWC works to open doors of economic opportunity for immigrants of all education and skill levels and build immigrants’ individual and collective agency to address barriers to integration and wellbeing.

TWC collaborates with its participants, a broad spectrum of organizations, and public and private sector institutions to advance learning, shape policy, and grow the economy.

The Career Specialist is a full-time position on the Workforce Development team and plays an integral role in relationship management with program staff, participants, and external employer and training program stakeholders. In collaboration with program staff/directors/volunteers, the Career Specialist facilitates group training sessions and guides individual participants in planning for short- and long-term career goals.  The Specialist/Coordinator also supports cross-programmatic coaching efforts, including, but not limited to, the International Professionals Program (IPP), FOCUS/ESOL for Job Search, and individual participant coaching support.  The Specialist/Coordinator contributes to the development and maintenance of coaching standards as a part of overall workforce strategy and program design.

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