Career Advisor, Young Adults
City of Lowell - MassHire Career Center

Job Order #: 18648761

Lowell, MA 01852

Full Time

35 hours per week

POSTED 3/23/2023

EXPIRES 6/21/2023

Job Description

SUMMARY


Provides core, intensive and career/employment services to customers and clients for the MassHire Lowell Young Adult Career Center. To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to work in a fast paced, multi-cultural environment assisting young adults and adults with all of their / job search/job placement/educational needs. This is a fully in-person position


SALARY RANGE


 $45,470.88 (min) to $53,281.80 (max) annual; 35 hours work week. Grant Funded Position


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES



  • Develop /manage participants and job worksites for eligible young adults in the MHLCC summer and year-round young adult employment programs including recruitment of participants and worksites.

  • Supervise worksites and young adult caseload on a regular basis, communicate to management and problematic occurrences and document information into data bases.

  • Develop and facilitate job readiness, employment skills and life skills workshops for all MHLCC young adult participants in a team environment.

  • Assist young adults in the development of a Case Management Plan to include identification of any potential barriers, and necessary supportive services.

  • Supervise participant progress through work reviews.

  • Assist young adults in understanding and overcoming barriers to employment.

  • Provide ongoing career counseling and direct job placement services to young adults 14-24 and utilize occupational, educational and labor market information to aid the young adults in making and carrying out a plan for both short term and long term goals that will lead to self-sufficiency.

  • Assist young adults with the achievement of career/educational/employment goals related to their skills, interests, and abilities.

  • Must be detailed oriented, ability to multitask and prioritize various job duties as assigned in a busy, multicultural Young Adult Career Center environment.

  • Case manage program participant caseload and data enter into MOSES and other databases accurate detail oriented documentation of services, referrals, incidents, case notes and assessments in compliance with State and agency policies and procedures.

  • Conduct in school, off site classes/workshops around life and career skills.

  • Participate as part of a team to determine the young adult’s suitability for participation in MHGLWB/MHLCC funded programs.

  • Provide Supportive Services to young adults in any and all MHLCC programming.

  • Markets the young adult services to local school systems, business, and the public using social media (twitter, facebook, linkedin), in person networking and other tactics.

  • Represents the MHLCC and Young Adult Department at community meetings involving young adult issues.

  • Other duties as assigned.


EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE


Undergraduate Degree in the areas of Education, Counseling, Social Work, or Human Services. Five to three years experience working with Young Adults particularly those who are court/gang involved. Knowledge of local area community-based organizations, supportive service agencies and educational institutions desired.


LANGUAGE SKILLS


Bi-Lingual English/Spanish a plus, as well as the ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals and federal and state regulations. Applicants must be able to present in a professional manner all CCL young adult program information, employment and work readiness practices to management, federal and state representatives as well as social service agencies.



Please email Shaun McCarthy at shaun.mccarthy@masshirelowellcc.com for more information on how to apply

How To Apply

Please email Shaun McCarthy at shaun.mccarthy@masshirelowellcc.com for more information on how to apply

Address

115 Merrimack Street
Lowell, MA 01852

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Shift

First

Not Specified

Per Diem Position

Not Specified

Union Position

No

Apprenticeship

No

Pay

$45,470.88 - $53,281.80 per year

Benefits

  • Major Medical
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • 401K
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Mileage Reimbursement
  • Paid Holidays

Benefit Details

Name

Shaun McCarthy

Title

Business Services

Email

shaun.mccarthy@masshirelowellcc.com

Phone

978-805-4751

Address

107 Merrimack Street
Lowell, MA 01852

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