Job Placement & Recruitment Specialist
Isles, Inc
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Post Date: Aug 26, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: September 2021
Salary: $42 - $50K
Location: US - New Jersey - Trenton
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Description
Job Development and Job Readiness
•        Assess student/participant job readiness and implement appropriate interventions to improve job readiness
•        Identify the number and types of positions needed and secure opportunities with employers
•        Facilitate the placement of students/participants in appropriate career matches
•        Maintain relationships with completed students/participants and employers to increase employment continuation
•        Develop job opportunities for enrolled students/participants
•        Provide job coaching to assist participants with keeping the job and provide employers with support if needed
•        Arrange interviews between employers and participants
•        Collect, organize, and analyze occupational, educational, and economic information for use in job placement activities
•        Assist in gathering labor market information, such as prevailing wages, hours, training, and employment possibilities

Employer relationships
•        Develop and maintain productive employer partnerships and placements with businesses and industries
•        Maintain regular and consistent contact with employers with placed youth to ensure successful placements
•        Contact businesses and industries to develop reciprocally beneficial partnerships for jobs, internships, and job shadowing opportunities
•        Maintain professional relationships with community partners and referral agencies
•        Contact prospective employers to determine needs and to explain placement service
•        Maintain employer database

Youth Recruitment
•        Develop and formalize relationships with local and regional organizations and agencies to ensure opportunity youth take advantage of Isles’ youth services
•        Actively recruit youth for Isles services through formal and informal relationships with individuals, faith-based organizations, agencies, and other appropriate entities
•        Promote Isles’ and IYI’s job development and placement services, and Isles’ broader services, to varied stakeholders

The position involves classroom- and community-based education and outreach, including occasional evening and weekend meetings, office/administrative work, and hands-on implementation and management of projects.

Skills
•        Experience working with youth in an urban environment
•        Cultural competency and cultural humility
•        Ability to collaborate in a team-oriented work environment
•        Ability to communicate clearly in written and verbal form
•        Ability to plan own work to meet deadlines
•        Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
•        Proficiency in utilizing virtual meeting platforms
•        Spanish language proficiency preferred


Notes
Generous benefits package includes Health, Dental, Vision and FSA; 401K with match, 12 paid holidays, 4 weeks PTO


Contact Details
Name: Loren McAlister
Address: 10 Wood Street
City: Trenton
State/Province: New Jersey
Zipcode: 08618
Country: United States
Ph: 6093414711
FAX: 6093939513
Email: hr@isles.org