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Workforce Advisor

Company: JEVS Human Services
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: January 27, 2023

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Job Description







At JEVS Human Services, we believe in giving people possibilities-opportunities to be self-sufficient and satisfied. Each year we touch nearly 25,000 lives, focusing on individuals with physical, developmental, and emotional challenges as well as those facing adverse socio-economic conditions including unemployment and underemployment.

Currently we have an exciting opportunity within the Suburban Station CareerLink as a Workforce Advisor. This is your opportunity to help provide no-cost services that help individuals successfully enter or re-enter the local workforce. As the Workforce Advisor you will assist participants in becoming job ready through the amelioration of personal challenges, including needed supportive services such as childcare, transportation, work clothing and counseling. Additionally you will assist customers with accessing resources in the community that will meet their needs.





Responsibilities:



  • Network and establish working relationships with appropriate personnel at the County Assistance Offices, Community Agencies, Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol Organizations and other agencies as needed.

  • Provide case management to assigned caseload; complete case notes and follow up services regarding employment, retention and termination; recommend, promote and schedule Center services for customers



  • Work with the Integrated Job Development Team and its job developers to transition customers to appropriate employment



  • Assist all Center customers in any of the welcome, skills and employment functions; assess each person's proficiency with using computers, assist in registration for JobGateway

  • Provide advice to customers on job finding and skill development to assist customer with becoming more competitive in the job market

  • Develop customized job search plan for each job seeker assigned.











    Skills & Requirements



    • Bachelor's degree with human service/case management experience preferred; Appropriate experience or special training may be substituted in lieu of Bachelor's degree.





      What's in it for you:



      • 401(k), with company match

      • Tuition assistance: Available to all employees with at least one year of service, for those enrolled in job-related, accredited, degree or certificate level courses

      • Health, Dental, and Vision coverage

      • Ample paid vacation and sick time

      • 10-12 paid holidays per year

      • Pre-tax commuter benefits

      • Continuing education, professional development opportunities, retreats, and training

      • Annual holiday party and office outings

      • Wellness workshops and activities and access to the Employee Assistance Program

      • Dress-down Fridays

      • Employee referral bonus

      • Reimbursement of eligible mileage and travel expenses





        For more information about what it's like to be a part of the JEVS team, visit our careers page at https://www.jevshumanservices.org/careers/





        Qualified individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply; reasonable accommodations will be provided. Please contact your recruiter if you are in need of an accommodation during the interview process.





        JEVS Human Services is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities. The Agency will not engage in or tolerate unlawful discrimination (including any form of unlawful harassment) on account of a person's gender, gender identity, age, race, color, religion, creed, sexual preference or orientation, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, military status, veteran status, disability, or membership in any other protected group. Qualified individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply; reasonable accommodations will be provided.



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Keywords: JEVS Human Services, Philadelphia , Workforce Advisor, Other , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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