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WIOA Youth Outreach Specialist -Lincoln

ResCare Workforce Services Lincoln, NE

Job Description

Title: WIOA Youth Outreach Specialist -Lincoln
Job Category: Learning and Development
Line of Business: Workforce Services

About this Career Opportunity:


Under the direction of the Project Director, the WIOA Youth Outreach Specialist will promote the WIOA YESS program and increase awareness and enrollments from Lancaster and Saunders Counties.

Job Responsibilities / Duties 

  • Develop and maintain a strategic community outreach and engagement plan.
  • Develop and maintain contacts with community organizations and educational institutions for the purpose of outreach, recruitment, and positive public relations.
  • Attend community outreach events as required.
  • Develop and deliver presentations to schools, community groups, and other organizations to increase awareness of available services and program requirements.
  • Professionally interact and collaborate with outside agencies and service providers.
  • Represent YESS Program as needed at community events or participate as an active member of an organizing group in regards to youth.
  • Refer participants to appropriate services for needs outside of the scope of WIOA.
  • Work collaboratively and collegially with other staff, employers, and other funded partners to ensure program success.
  • Provide excellent customer service in all phases of work with potential participants.
  • Present information to potential participants regarding services and eligibility requirements of the WIOA program in both group and individual settings.
  • Perform other related duties and responsibilities as required.
  • Monitor performance outcomes, and hit list data and corrections.

Position Requirements


Education and Training: Bachelor's degree or AA Degree from an accredited college or university 

Experience: Two years outreach, sales, or related experience. 

License or Certificate: Must have a valid Nebraska driver's license.

Background Check: Must pass a criminal background check.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal and communication skills with customers, co-workers, and other team members.
  • Be able to interpret, understand and apply federal and state regulations and guidelines.
  • Be able to work well with all levels of staff within the organization and individuals with multiple barriers.
  • Be knowledgeable about community resources.
  • Demonstrate Group Facilitation skills.
  • Able to manage multiple projects and competing priorities.
  • Must demonstrate initiative, be well organized, motivated, detailed oriented, and accuracy driven.
  • Must be able to handle assignments quickly and efficiently, meet deadlines, and handle confidential matters in a mature and responsible manner.
  • Have knowledge of standard industry recognized assessments for basic skills, work ready and occupational skills, interests, aptitudes and values.
  • Be proficient in MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Social Media, and Internet.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Establish, maintain, and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Additional Information


ResCare offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, disability, life, and tuition reimbursement. All employees age 21 and older are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.

About Workforce Services

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a WIOA Youth Outreach Specialist -Lincoln.

About this Line of Business

ResCare Workforce Services is the nation’s leading and most comprehensive provider of services and solutions designed to help put people to work.

With more than 400 urban, suburban and rural ResCare-managed operations throughout the nation, ResCare’s team of more than 4,500 workforce professionals sets the industry’s best practices, assisting approximately 1 million job seekers a year, states and state job boards and thousands of employers.

Within this business, Workforce Services offers a combination of career center operations, Job Corps centers, business services and family support functions, and is the largest for-profit collection of workforce solutions in the U.S.  Through the six elements of our world-class service delivery model, our team of experts have an enhanced ability to connect employers with qualified job seekers.

ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

1111 O ST, LINCOLN, NE 68508-3690 USA

Job Details

Date Posted August 15, 2019
Date Closes September 14, 2019
Address 1111 O ST
Located In Lincoln, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Hours 40 hours per week
Start Date 2019-09-17
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 21-1029.00 Social Workers, All Other
Zipcode 68508
Name Patty Steinauer
Address 3720 N 27th Street, Suite 6
City, State and Zip Lincoln, NE 68521
Phone 402-458-4948
FAX 402-323-6930

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Vision
  • Merit Increases

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