Job Readiness Coordinator and Youth Instructor, Achieving Independence Center

Posted by on January 5, 2009

ARBOR – Job Readiness Coordinator and Youth Instructor.  ARBOR is seeking a Job Readiness Coordinator and a Youth Instructor for the Achieving Independence Center.

The Job Readiness Coordinator reports to the Project Director and will assess the job readiness skills of participants; teach a job readiness course; provide individual counseling related to vocational exploration, goal setting, and problem-solving; address behavioral problems; assist with matching of jobs, job shadowing, volunteer, internship and work experience opportunities; and assist with internship worksite development and monitoring as well as follow-up with employers during internships and after employment.

Candidates must have a BA and two years experience; ability to communicate clearly and concisely; ability to present concepts in innovative and creative ways to address the learning styles of youth; strong interpersonal and team-building skills; experience working with youth.

The Youth Instructor will administer educational and non-educational assessments; lead classroom instruction in basic computer skills, workplace knowledge, employability skills and basic education; prepare and facilitate small group activities; schedule tutoring; maintain time and attendance records; and serve as an advocate for youth providing mentoring, support and encouragement while assisting to eliminate barriers to program completion and employment.

For both positions, email resume and cover letter to Evelyn Busby at [email protected].

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