Job Readiness Trainer/Employment Counselor West Hawaii (Kona)
Develops and implements Job Readiness Training programs for participants in keeping with the most current job trends to better serve participants in finding employment. Provides group and individual educational and vocational guidance services. Provides case management, employment counseling, job placement, and job preparedness such as resume writing, time management, budgeting and related trainings. Provides counseling/retention after job placement to clients and conducts employer outreach and job development to expedite successful placements. Administers tests, conducts interviews, and researches professional sources to appraise clients' interests, aptitudes and personality characteristics while facilitating activities in a work related curriculum.
Prefer Bachelor's degree (B.A.) and/or one to two years related experience (to include some coursework in Psychology, Sociology or related Human Services field and/or one to two years related experience working with individuals with barriers). Comfortable with public speaking and motivational interviewing techniques. Must have 1-2 years experience in employment counseling, supported employment, educational setting or related field and demonstrable experience working directly with a diverse population in a class room environment. Must have knowledge of Immigrant support programs, issues, and activities. Understanding/knowledge of COFA cultures and values desirable; able to speak Marshallese a plus. Workplace acculturalization and job preparedness classes such as resume writing, dressing for success, budgeting, time management, stress management and related training curriculum. Excellent communication and organization skills. Experience with Motivational Counseling. Familiarization with verbal descalation techniques and customer service a must. Proficient in computer programs required using Word/Excel/PowerPoint.
Job Location: Kona
*Must reside in Hawaii to Apply **
Must apply @ www.higoodwill.org
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