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Durham Staffing Solutions locationOmaha, NE
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Durham Staffing Solutions locationOmaha, NE
16 positions
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info linkReport a probelm Originally Posted : January 11, 2021 | Expires : February 10, 2021

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Omaha, NE, United States

Description

Our client is searching for a Career Counselor to join their team. This team member will provide career planning guidance and employment search assistance to eligible individuals. If you are seeking a new career opportunity and want to make a difference, this is for you! 

Job Duities

Service Delivery:

  • Assess client utilizing intake procedure and incorporate other resources including but not limited to the Nebraska Department of Labor assessment tools
  • Provide client with orientation to the U.S. workplace culture; incorporate information from Success Track classes
  • Promote self-sufficiency through assisting the client in addressing any barriers to employment including referrals to both internal and external partners as needed; can include accompanying client and providing transportation to and from services
  • Assist client in developing their individualized job search tools including but not limited to resume review and revision appropriate for the local job market or targeted sector; create LinkedIn profile
  • Assist client in navigating the enrollment process for other resources including but not limited to employment and training services available with partners at American Job Centers, Nebraska Department of Labor or through universities
  • Continue to identify other opportunities to partner and build the network of support available to participants in their personal and professional development
  • Track client challenges and success in participation with other programs to ensure effective coordination and maximum benefit to client
  • Provide ongoing case management to ensure career development 
  • Assist clients on getting licensure and recertification 
  • Work with refugee clients to identify appropriate employment opportunities through utilizing multiple job search tools including but not limited to NE Works, CareerLink, Indeed, staffing agencies with specific opportunities or specific employers in targeted sectors
  • Provide refugee clients with regular leads for jobs, and help the clients to apply for jobs as well, while clients are identifying employment opportunities
  • Assist clients in preparing for interviews
  • Explore options to for clients to network and better position themselves within desired career field
  • Maintain regular contact with clients while guiding and assisting in job search and networking activities
  • Attend local hiring events host by local businesses or community partners
  • Attend networking events with other community partners
  • Coordinate with job developer to ensure follow up with employers where there has been a suitable employment match identified 
  • Provide clients with soft skills coaching; seek input from Success Track trainer as needed to incorporate lessons learned
  • Identify and refer possible participants to career mentorship program 
  • Prepare reports and success stories for program

Record Keeping

  • Keep case notes and other files current 
  • Document all client interactions; create progress reports and note problems
  • Maintain client records in compliance with organization policy and reimbursement standards

Professional Growth and Development 

  • Attend webinars or trainings that relate to developing the knowledge necessary to improve in carrying out the duties of the position with the approval of supervisor or at the direction of the supervisor
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings for supervision, team building and program planning 
  • Participate in regular supervision sessions to review cases, discuss employment strategy, and monitor client progress  

 

Qualifications

  • Minimum of two years of experience performing social or community services work required.  
  • Talent acquisition or workforce development experience is preferred  
  • Proficient computer skills; including Microsoft Office(Word, Excel, PowerPoint, & Publisher)  
  • Valid driver’s license, proof of liability insurance, and ability to drive for organization business

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