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SSVF - Veterans Employment Specialist  

About the Organization OUR MISSION


Endeavors passionately serves vulnerable people in crisis through our innovative, personalized approach.


We seek to provide comprehensive, effective, and innovative services that encourage growth, allowing people to build better lives for themselves, their families, and their communities. Why? Because we believe that everyone holds the capacity to grow, heal, change, succeed, and affect others positively.


OUR VISION


We restore dignity and improve the quality of life for the vulnerable people we serve through the benefits of our programs.


We seek to unify families and communities torn apart by poverty, unemployment, or neglect by providing real, practical solutions and a path to earned income. We do this through a wide array of programs and services supporting children, families, veterans and those struggling with mental illness and other significant disabilities.


As a full-time employee, your benefits will include:


• Annual accrual of 15 days (120 hours) of Paid Time Off

• Fifteen (15) paid Holidays

• Sixteen (16) hours of Personal Days

• Up to 5 days of bereavement leave

• Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage

• Term life insurance (includes spouse and dependent)

• Accidental death and dismemberment insurance

• Short- and long-term disability

• 401(k) retirement program

• Education Assistance *based on availability of funds

• Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

• Chaplain Services

• Direct deposit

• Access Perks




***SEASONAL, TEMPORARY AND PART TIME EMPLOYEES NOT ELIGIBLE FOR ABOVE BENEFITS
 
Position SSVF - Veterans Employment Specialist  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Shift -not applicable-  
Number of Openings 1  
Category Social Services  
Description

Do you want to be a part of an exciting organization that makes a difference in people's lives on a daily basis? If so, consider being a part of the Family Endeavors team. At Family Endeavors, employees feel valued and provide extraordinary customer service that improves the lives and livelihoods of our customers. These services are delivered in the most financially efficient manner that brings sustainment and growth, so Family Endeavors can significantly impact the lives of the next generation of families in our communities.

We believe in people. We believe in their capacity to grown, to heal, to change, to succeed, and to affect those around them for the better.

To tap into that potential, we help people belong. Belong to families, to friends, a home, a community, a workplace.

We hold true to the idea that through believing and belonging; children, parents, and individuals then have a clear path before them to becoming the person they aspire to be.

 
Position Requirements

FT/Non-Exempt Position/Hourly Position with full Benefits Package; Health Benefits after 60days

Schedule:8hrs daily; (M-F)

Start Date:  ASAP

Work Location:  TBD

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Deliver workshops including resume building, job search, interviewing, communication, conflict resolution and more to prepare Veterans for employment and enhance their chances for success once hired.
  • Identify opportunities in the community for employment, work to assist Veterans in networking and connecting to various resources in an effort to secure employment.
  • Administer various assessments to determine a Veterans level of knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Work with Veteran to identify barriers to employment and resources to overcome them.
  • Develop a strength based, client focused plan and execute successful employment placement.
  • Research and develop relevant curriculum and materials for workshops. Incorporate visual, auditory and kinesthetic activities to maximize the learning experience. Enroll Veterans in training classes and continuing education classes.
  • Document weekly notes. Maintain comprehensive client files of all assessments, workshops and job search efforts. Prepare reports as requested by Program Manager or Program Director.
  • Meet regularly with Case Managers to staff their respective cases. Meet with Program Manager to staff overall case load. Provide on-going program evaluation and recommendationstotheProgramManagerandProgramDirectorforcontinuousgrowthandquality.
  • Conduct outreach and networking activities in the community. Provide presentations at various community groups within the greater metropolitan and surrounding area. Promote the success and reputation of the Supportive Services for Veteran Families program.

Essential Job Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor’s Degree preferred with a major in business, human resources,organizational development or psychology.
  • 2+ years’ experience in job placement and employment readiness training or equivalent (2+ years’ experience in classroom and 1 on1 training/facilitating; or 1 year experience in curriculum development preferred. College classes pertaining to this type of experience will also be considered).
  • Experience working with homeless, low income, Veterans and their families a strong plus.
  • Must have own transportation; travel required/driver’s license with clean driving record.
  • Knowledge of adult learning and training methodologies, curriculum development, job search, internet research and community resources.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively via oral or written means. Ability to present a friendly and positive demeanor to Veterans, their families, staff, supportive services personnel, funders, and the general public. Ability to make oral presentations.
  • Ability to remain calm and maintain self-control in the midst of difficult circumstances and emergencies. Ability to respond in a professional manner in all situations.
  • Ability to think analytically and evaluate the impact of recommendations. Ability to set work priorities and to evaluate and create solutions to work related problems Strong math, organization and communications skills.
  • Proficient knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook; PowerPoint, Huddle, Cloud and Client Track a plus.
  • Ability to work in a remote office, self-motivating and sufficient.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced/team environment.
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish a strong plus.

 

 
Salary/Wage  
EOE Statement Endeavors® and Endeavors Unlimited, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or status as a veteran in accordance with applicable federal laws. Endeavors® and Endeavors Unlimited, Inc. also complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location its employees are working. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to: hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. Endeavors® and Endeavors Unlimited, Inc. are "Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers."  

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