Job Readiness Instructor
Community Works Services

Job Order #: 16010380

Boston, MA 02114

Full Time

40 hours per week

POSTED 12/20/2021

EXPIRES 2/28/2022

Job Description

MUST be vaccinated against COVID-19. Required to provide documentation during
Onboarding process

Position Summary:

To prepare program participants (adult and youth) for competitive employment in the community by
teaching soft skills in a classroom setting. Topics include appropriate workplace behavior,
communication, conflict resolution, interviewing, resume development, and labor market trends and

Essential Job Functions:

Job Readiness Instruction:
-Responsible for the instruction of participants in job readiness training using the existing
curriculum. CWS/Fedcap has several job readiness curriculums available including Get Ready! and
Power of Possible which focus on individuals identifying their strengths and personal branding.
-Assist with the development of written lesson plans based on the existing curriculum; update
curriculum to ensure that skills being taught continue to meet the labor market demand.
-Responsible for facilitating workshops for high school students with disabilities in their transition
from school into adult life- job exploration counseling, work readiness, self-advocacy and
mentoring, and post-secondary counseling.
-Life Skills - Leads small group discussion and activities on topics such as health and wellness, civic
pursuits, current affairs, academic and financial literacy, nutrition, problem-solving, and others.
-Administer written, oral, and/or practical tests, based on inclusion standards, related to the
-Assist with recruitment of eligible Pre-Employment Transition Services students.
-Evaluate the student's progress in the job-readiness class including the ability to comprehend,
perform and retain information, report assessment to Case Managers, Training Instructors, and
Management Team.
-Report attendance and progress utilizing the Efforts to Outcome (ETO) software in accordance with
accreditation standards.
-Contribute to job development activities including, but not limited to, resume writing, interview
skills, and developing job placement leads.
-Participate in agency and team meetings and functions.
Workforce Development Team Support-
-Assist with recruitment of candidates for the training program and participate in assessment,
matriculation, graduation, and graduate support activities.
-Conduct assessments and relay feedback to the Workforce Development team regarding participant
-Support and mentor trainees utilizing a positive and encouraging approach.
-Assist WFD with placement assistance including developing internship sites and employment
partnerships prior to and during a job search.
-Assist with quality assurance and CARF Accreditation Process.
-Perform other related duties as assigned by Supervisor. This job description is not designed to cover
or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities.

Education and Experience:
-Associates degree with at least three years of experience in workforce development
-Bachelor's Degree in human services or related field preferred.
-Experience with curriculum development and teaching experience strongly preferred.

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each
essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of
those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

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174 Portland Street
Boston, MA 02114

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$41,000.00 per year


  • Major Medical
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • 401K

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