WIOA Youth Job Developer
Metro South/West Career Connections

Job Order #: 15417695

Framingham, MA 01701

Full Time

37.5 hours per week

POSTED 8/30/2021

EXPIRES 11/30/2021

Job Description

General Statement of Duties and Responsibilities:

The MassHire Metro South/West Career Connections Job Developer is responsible for connecting young adult job seekers ages 17-24 with employment opportunities with businesses in the MassHire Metro South/West region. The position, funded under the Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA), includes a wide variety of customer development functions, including but not limited to Employer Outreach, Case Management, Work Readiness Preparation, Employability Development and Follow-Up Services.

Supervision Received:

Receives general supervision from the Youth Program Director who assigns and oversees work providing both guidance and instruction regarding laws, regulations, rules, policies, and procedures; reviews work, assists in employee self-development, and conducts performance reviews.

Detailed Statements of Duties and Responsibilities:

-Outreach to eligible applicants through a variety of resources. Collection of WIOA mandated documentation.    
-Meets regularly with Career Connections team to identify young adults pursuing employment; provides on-going communication including updates on progress of placements.
-Identifies job opportunities for participants completing Occupational Skills Training programs.
-Provides extensive individual work readiness assistance including completing on-line applications, resume development, interviewing skills and job search techniques.
-Coordinates paid Internship opportunities designed to give participants? exposure to an interest-related field and serve as a way for youth to gain hands-on experience in their chosen industry.
-Facilitates employment opportunities including internships, summer employment and long term private sector placements.
-Educates young adults on opportunities to obtain industry-recognized credentials and certifications that accelerate and advance their careers.
-Coordinates financial assistance (tuition) with Case Managers for participants to attend courses offered at local community colleges, private training sites, vocational schools and technical schools for advanced training.
-Documents all work-related activities in database in a timely manner.
-Provides 12 months of follow up services in phase two of program to ensure employment retention.

Qualifications:  

-Bachelor?s degree in Public Administration, Human Services, Business Management, or related fields at a minimum.
-Two or more years of experience in workforce development, recruitment, economic or business development, marketing, customer service or related fields.
-Demonstrated ability to work with diverse population  
-Prior experience working with ?at risk youth.?
-Proven ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employer representatives and young adult job seekers, across multiple industry sectors and employment backgrounds.
-Ability to use language that has the greatest positive impact on young people.
-Proven ability to create and foster a culture of collaboration, respect, and open communication with colleagues and customers.
-Outstanding verbal, written communication, and organizational skills
-Ability to maintain records accurately and in a timely manner.
-Strong computer skills
-Proficiency in database management

HOW TO APPLY

Qualified candidates should submit their resume and cover letter no later than September 10th 2021 to Tricia Lucier, Youth Program Director at plucier@msweta.org .  Please CC EFernandez@MassHiremsw.com on the email as well.

For more information about MassHire Metro South/West Career Connections  
visit www.masshire-msw-youth.org

How To Apply

Please email Eric Fernandez- MassHire MS/W BSR- your resume at efernandez@MassHiremsw.com

Address

1671 Worcester Rd LL-1
Framingham, MA 01701

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Name

Eric Fernandez

Title

MassHire Career Center BSR

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MassHire Framingham Career Center
Framingham, MA 01701

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