Project Renewal is a leading non-profit organization with the mission of ending the cycle of homelessness by empowering men, women and children to renew their lives with health, homes, and jobs. Our comprehensive and integrated 24/7 programs are designed to offer the holistic care our clients need. With a staff of 950+ and an annual budget of $82 million, Project Renewal is one of the larger social service nonprofits in New York City.
Title: Job Coach/Job Developer
Program: Marsha’s House
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The essential duties of the Job Coach/Job Developer include but are not limited to the following activities:
- Developing work or training opportunities in the community through meetings with employers, job fairs, contacts in the LGBTQ community
- Working with shelter residents to determining level of job readiness
- Matching individuals vocational strengths with appropriate position
- Coordinating resident services with the team (including Case Managers, Entitlement Specialists, Coordinators, & Peer Specialists) to remove barriers to employment
- Helping residents prepare resumes and obtain references.
- Providing support and counsel to employed residents to help them maintain employment
- Facilitating group workshops, as needed
- Tracking and reporting on program data and outcomes
- Entering accurate and timely resident information, progress and documentation into required databases and case records
- Bachelor’s Degree preferred
- Minimum of 5 years’ experience in workforce development
- Experience with LGBTQ population preferred
- Strong communication and computer skills are a must
To apply: e-mail resume and cover letter, indicating position and salary requirements to:
Project Renewal is an equal opportunity employer. Its long-standing policy has been to embrace the equality of opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, religion or creed, gender (see separately issued Gender Discrimination policy for more detail), physical or mental disability, age (18 and over), military status, arrest record, marital status, domestic partnership status, genetic information or predisposing genetic characteristic, sexual orientation, status as a victim or witness of domestic violence, sex offenses or stalking, unemployment status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state and local laws.