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Durham Staffing Solutions locationLincoln, NE
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Durham Staffing Solutions locationLincoln, NE
16 positions
2 applicants
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$27,525.00 - $37,175.00
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Lincoln, NE, United States

Description

Our client is searching for an Employment Specialist with expertise in refugee and non-profit sector to join their team.  This team member will be responsible for assisting clients in identifying and obtaining suitable employment that aligns with their skillset. If you are seeking a career opportunity and want to make a difference, this is for you! 

Key Accountabilities

Provide employment case management and support:

  • Ensure clients are thoroughly assessed, and then work to create an employability plan
  • Help client troubleshoot any challenges and provide referrals when necessary to overcome barriers to employment
  • Assist clients in developing individualized job search tools such as a resume
  • Work with clients to identify appropriate employment opportunities by utilizing multiple job search tools or sources
  • Refer clients to programs to help with skill development, English language acquisition, and/or vocational training
  • Assist clients in preparing for interviews and attend interviews with them as needed
  • Provide ongoing case management to ensure career development

Work with members of team and foster positive internal collaboration:

  • Work with the mentoring programs within agency to connect clients to mentorships
  • Collaborate with agency job developer to identify employment opportunities
  • Communicate with team members to coordinate case management services in the case of Matching Grant clients but also for other clients as needed
  • Ensure interpretation is arranged when necessary

Establish and leverage community partnerships:

  • Attend local hiring events hosted by local businesses or community partners
  • Work to foster positive relationship with partner organizations serving clients
  • Attend meetings or networking events with other community partners
  • Act on behalf of clients regarding their case when working with other organizations
  • Maintain a positive, respectful demeanor during all contact with staff and the public

Documentation and Reporting:

  • Create file for each client with all necessary documentation and ensure information is entered into program databases in a timely fashion
  • Assist in compiling data and writing reports, including success stories
  • Ensure compliance in protecting confidential client or agency information

Performance Metrics:

  • Completed assessments and service plans for clients
  •  Job searches performed and applications completed
  •  Jobs obtained
  •  Referrals completed for outside services to overcome barriers to employment

Qualifications

  • Fluent in English as well as refugee language (Arabic, Burmese, Karen, Kurdish, Nepali or Somali) preferred
  • 1-2 years experience in refugee employment services preferred
  • 1-2 years experience with case management preferred
  • Experience working with individuals from other cultures is preferred
  • Ability to independently problem solve and proactively address challenges
  • Very organized with strong attention to detail

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