Career Advisor

Job Order #: 15362224

Boston, MA 02119

Full Time

40 hours per week

POSTED 8/19/2021

EXPIRES 10/18/2021

Job Description

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Conducts customer intakes and initial assessments including: informs customers/members of available services, reviews Individual Plan for Employment, identifies and documents barriers to employment.
When working with targeted groups the Career Advisor may reach out to community organizations, collaborators or schools to develop partnerships with Mass Hire. 
Develops and provides core services as necessary to Mass Hire customers; Quick Start orientations, library and front desk coverage.
Identifies areas of individual need in obtaining long term self-sufficiency employment.
Provides effective and progressive delivery of Mass Hire basic services; including intensive training towards employment goals and job placement services.
Creates and facilitates group and individual job search workshops.
Follows program Guidelines according to Mass Hire career services, assigns service level and frequency of services needed.
Provides career coaching and case management of members. Facilitates services that result in improved competitiveness, sustained job placement and self-sufficient pathways within the current job market. This may include:
Orientation groups
Training (WIOA) Information and Eligibility Sessions
General and/or Targeted Job Readiness Groups
General and/or Targeted Networking Groups
Assesses, advises, refers and approves customers? services with educational and vocational barriers.
Documents case management and support services provided to Mass Hire members using MOSES (Mass. One-Stop Employment System) case management software
Maintains up-to-date knowledge and familiarity with:
MA Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA)
Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title I programs, policies and procedures
DOL-ETA (Dept. of Labor?s Employment & Training Administration) website
 

Perform duties in accordance with Goodwill?s standard responsibilities involving the following categories: business strategy, planning, directions and control; administration, operations, and direct work management; people management.
Performs other duties as assigned.
 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 
Bachelors degree (preferred), or Associate?s degree and two years of related experience.
Minimum one-year experience working with targeted population preferred.
Professional experience providing career advising and case management to persons who have disabilities and/or other barriers to employment such as: poverty, welfare dependence, English language barriers, ex-offender status, age, and homelessness are highly desired.
Must have excellent organizational skills; Ability to efficiently prioritize and multi-task.
Must exhibit proven experience in exercising good judgment & appropriate problem solving.
Must possess active listening & response skills in interacting with customers, business partners and staff.
Applicants must have good communication skills and strong computer skills.
Bi-lingual skills strongly preferred in Spanish and or French
Requires acceptable results of CORI check according to Goodwill policy and requirements.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Word, Excel, PowerPoint.  
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientat

How To Apply

Not Specified

Shift

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Per Diem Position

Not Specified

Union Position

No

Apprenticeship

No

Pay

Not Specified

Benefits

  • Major Medical
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • 401K
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Paid Holidays

Name

MassHire Boston Career Center

Title

Not Specified

Email

business@masshirebostoncareerctr.org

Phone

617-541-1477

Address

1010 Harrison Ave
Boston, MA 02119

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