National Able Network, a dynamic and growing nonprofit agency specializing in the provision of innovative employment and training programs, has an immediate opportunity for a service-oriented professional to join our Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) program in Champaign/ Danville,IL
SCSEP provides workforce assistance to low income mature workers 55 years of age or better by connecting program participants to work-based training opportunities in their communities at nonprofit or government agencies that serve as training sites. Incumbent will be responsible for performing case management activities: participant recruitment and assessment, development of individual employment plans; host agency training placement, enrollment in supportive services, assistance with job search and ongoing follow up and retention efforts following program exit.
Conduct the recruitment, orientation, intake, assessment and individual employment plan development of program participants.
Monitor program participants’ progress in skills development and job search activities on a monthly basis. Document through case notes, all interactions with all assigned program participants on a state and national level.
Determine supportive service needs and advise program participants of all services for which they are eligible.
Research and identify potential employers regarding job opportunities aligned with client caseload needs.
Serve as a liaison to program participants and host agency training sites to answer questions; resolve problems/concerns and ensure a productive training/employment experience for all parties involved.
Engage in community outreach efforts to raise awareness of the needs of older workers, recruit new program clients and host agency training sites.
Knowledge and Experience:
Prior experience with government-related employment programs beneficial
Excellent communication (oral and written) who can work collaboratively as well as independently and when necessary, resolve conflicts with diverse personnel from all socio-economic backgrounds.
College degree preferred
Minimum 2 – 4 years’ experience providing client or case management and/or employment training services preferably with a senior population
Demonstrated computer proficiency with Microsoft Office.
Must be able to travel regularly throughout assigned region.
Candidates should please submit resume, cover letter and salary requirements to email@example.com
EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
About National Able Network
Preparing Today’s Communities to Meet Tomorrow’s Challenges through Education, Employment, and Opportunity.
To use our expertise to empower people to improve their lives by providing the means to self-sufficiency through sustainable employment, and career and life advancement. To nurture life-long learning while building bridges between education, training and career readiness, and between workforce and economic development.