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The San Francisco LGBT Community Center

United States

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Web Site: http://www.sfcenter.org/employment

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Employment Services Specialist


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Job ID:

2273

Location:

San Francisco, CA, United States 

Non-Profit Cause:

LGBT
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Job Views:

452

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

03.16.2017
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Job Function & Level:

TITLE (JOB LEVEL): Officer
Human Resources: Recruitment

Job Description:

Job Title:                    Employment Services Specialist

Reports to:                 Director of Economic Development/ Manager of Employment Services

Type:                          Regular / Full-Time/Non-Exempt

Compensation:          $43,680 - competitive salary, full health benefits, paid vacation and holiday

General Summary: Under the direct supervision of the Employment Services Manager and Director of Economic Development, the Employment Services Specialist is responsible for client amassment, management, and implementation.  The Employment Services Specialist provides job search, case management, and placement assistance to the Center’s Trans Employment Program and LGBTQ Employment Services clients with multiple barriers to employment.

PROGRAM OBJECTIVE:

Assess and assist job seeker clients with identifying and addressing job ready barriers to employment. Increase the number of transgender, GNC, LGBTQ people who have stable employment and/or access to training programs by means of empowerment/case management/job search assistance.

Essential Job Functions:

Employment Counseling/Case Management/Job Search & Placement Assistance:

•         Provides job search, intake, case management, and placement assistance to Trans Employment Program and Center clients and follow-up services after placement, maintaining contact with supervisors and clients. Makes appropriate job referrals and assists with the job match.

•         Assesses clients’ occupational skills and interests as they pertain to the local job market and assists them in setting and reaching appropriate employment objectives. Provides career, vocational and employment counseling, and assists in the development of an Employment Action Plan by determining clients’ educational and professional qualifications and transferable skills.

•         Assists clients in identifying appropriate short and long-term employment objectives; maps out strategies for reaching employment objectives; provides corresponding job development; and supports the client throughout the job search.

•         Helps clients to navigate the Center and collaborative services to pursue their employment goals through job search workshops, life skills classes, resource referrals.

•         Provides case management and referrals for participant support services as necessary, including: counseling, legal, crisis intervention, housing, transportation, and medical.

Workshop Facilitation and Classroom Instruction:

•         Coordinates and facilitates job search workshops and life skills classes tailored specifically for trans/GNC/LGBTQ community members with multiple barriers to employment on a variety of topics including: resume and cover letter writing; completing employment applications; interviewing techniques; networking; effective workplace communication; pre-job fair tips; and others.

•         Coordinates and conducts individual and group instruction through demonstration, lecture, guest speakers, cooperative learning activities and other modalities of teaching which address learning style differences and potential learning disabilities.

Community Relations, Events, and Coordination:

•         Collaborate with community partners and support local movement building efforts and community events including TDOR, TDOV, and others.

•         Represents the Center and Trans Employment Program in related community forums and at networking events.

•         Coordinate reoccurring workshops and groups including Trans Job Club, Networking events, Transcode, and others as needed. 

Program Administration:

•         Ensures compliance with agency and funding reporting requirements including contract documentation for two government contracts.

•         Responsible for tracking and reporting client progress. With the support program assistant maintain all administrative standards including client files, case notes, client follow-up, and monthly, quarterly, and annual program reports. Maintain client files and ensure client confidentiality for program participants. 

•         Maintains participant case records, program data, and other records as needed.

•         Assists in preparation for program audits and monitoring visits.

•         Actively participate as a member of the Economic Development team, including supporting Economic Development program activities, and general Center functions as appropriate

Job Requirements:

Qualifications:

•         Commitment to the mission of the San Francisco LGBT Community Center.  Experience and commitment to working in a diverse environment.

•         Minimum two years’ experience working in workforce development

•         Experience working with the Transgender/ GNC/ LGBTQ community and a knowledge of transgender community issues required.

•         Strong communication and conflict resolution skills, ability to maintain confidentiality. 

•         Strong verbal and written communication skills.

•         Detail-oriented and able to complete paperwork accurately and in a timely manner.

•         Ability to work both independently and within a team oriented organizational structure.

•         Innovative and entrepreneurial approach, including solution oriented approaches to complex issues. Ability to adapt to changing environment and priorities.

•         Basic knowledge of employment law and human resource issues as they relate to hiring, recruiting and interviewing candidates

•         Must be able to work in a culturally diverse and fast paced environment.

•         Computer proficient in MS Office or similar programs, understanding of social media, CRM, research experience a plus

•         Experience providing services such as employment counseling, case management and job development to adults from various professional backgrounds with barriers to employment, is required.

•         Fluency in English is required.  Spanish bilingual skills desired. 

THE SAN FRANCISCO LGBT COMMUNITY CENTER

The mission of the Center is to connect our diverse community to opportunities, resources and each other to achieve our vision of a stronger, healthier, and more equitable world for LGBT people and our allies.

The Center’s strategies inspire and strengthen our community by:

     • Fostering greater opportunities for people to thrive.

     • Organizing for our future.

     • Celebrating our history and culture.

     • Building resources to create a legacy for future generations.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY

The SF LGBT Center is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  People of color, women, persons with disabilities, and persons who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or intersex are encouraged to apply.  The SF LGBT Center maintains a policy of non-discrimination with respect to employees and applicants for employment.  No aspect of employment will be influenced in any matter by race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, physical disability (including HIV or AIDS), medical condition, perceived physical disability or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by statute.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Submit both resume and cover letter explaining your interests and qualifications to:

The SF LGBT Community Center

1800 Market Street

San Francisco CA  94102

Email: jobs@sfcenter.org

Or fax to: (415) 865-5501

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

DEADLINE: Open until filled.



Company Info


The San Francisco LGBT Community Center
United States
Phone:
Web Site: http://www.sfcenter.org/employment

Employment Services Specialist

col-narrow-left   

Job ID:

2273

Location:

San Francisco, CA, United States 

Non-Profit Cause:

LGBT
col-narrow-right   

Job Views:

452

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

03.16.2017
col-wide   

Job Function & Level:

TITLE (JOB LEVEL): Officer
Human Resources: Recruitment

Job Description:

Job Title:                    Employment Services Specialist

Reports to:                 Director of Economic Development/ Manager of Employment Services

Type:                          Regular / Full-Time/Non-Exempt

Compensation:          $43,680 - competitive salary, full health benefits, paid vacation and holiday

General Summary: Under the direct supervision of the Employment Services Manager and Director of Economic Development, the Employment Services Specialist is responsible for client amassment, management, and implementation.  The Employment Services Specialist provides job search, case management, and placement assistance to the Center’s Trans Employment Program and LGBTQ Employment Services clients with multiple barriers to employment.

PROGRAM OBJECTIVE:

Assess and assist job seeker clients with identifying and addressing job ready barriers to employment. Increase the number of transgender, GNC, LGBTQ people who have stable employment and/or access to training programs by means of empowerment/case management/job search assistance.

Essential Job Functions:

Employment Counseling/Case Management/Job Search & Placement Assistance:

•         Provides job search, intake, case management, and placement assistance to Trans Employment Program and Center clients and follow-up services after placement, maintaining contact with supervisors and clients. Makes appropriate job referrals and assists with the job match.

•         Assesses clients’ occupational skills and interests as they pertain to the local job market and assists them in setting and reaching appropriate employment objectives. Provides career, vocational and employment counseling, and assists in the development of an Employment Action Plan by determining clients’ educational and professional qualifications and transferable skills.

•         Assists clients in identifying appropriate short and long-term employment objectives; maps out strategies for reaching employment objectives; provides corresponding job development; and supports the client throughout the job search.

•         Helps clients to navigate the Center and collaborative services to pursue their employment goals through job search workshops, life skills classes, resource referrals.

•         Provides case management and referrals for participant support services as necessary, including: counseling, legal, crisis intervention, housing, transportation, and medical.

Workshop Facilitation and Classroom Instruction:

•         Coordinates and facilitates job search workshops and life skills classes tailored specifically for trans/GNC/LGBTQ community members with multiple barriers to employment on a variety of topics including: resume and cover letter writing; completing employment applications; interviewing techniques; networking; effective workplace communication; pre-job fair tips; and others.

•         Coordinates and conducts individual and group instruction through demonstration, lecture, guest speakers, cooperative learning activities and other modalities of teaching which address learning style differences and potential learning disabilities.

Community Relations, Events, and Coordination:

•         Collaborate with community partners and support local movement building efforts and community events including TDOR, TDOV, and others.

•         Represents the Center and Trans Employment Program in related community forums and at networking events.

•         Coordinate reoccurring workshops and groups including Trans Job Club, Networking events, Transcode, and others as needed. 

Program Administration:

•         Ensures compliance with agency and funding reporting requirements including contract documentation for two government contracts.

•         Responsible for tracking and reporting client progress. With the support program assistant maintain all administrative standards including client files, case notes, client follow-up, and monthly, quarterly, and annual program reports. Maintain client files and ensure client confidentiality for program participants. 

•         Maintains participant case records, program data, and other records as needed.

•         Assists in preparation for program audits and monitoring visits.

•         Actively participate as a member of the Economic Development team, including supporting Economic Development program activities, and general Center functions as appropriate

Job Requirements:

Qualifications:

•         Commitment to the mission of the San Francisco LGBT Community Center.  Experience and commitment to working in a diverse environment.

•         Minimum two years’ experience working in workforce development

•         Experience working with the Transgender/ GNC/ LGBTQ community and a knowledge of transgender community issues required.

•         Strong communication and conflict resolution skills, ability to maintain confidentiality. 

•         Strong verbal and written communication skills.

•         Detail-oriented and able to complete paperwork accurately and in a timely manner.

•         Ability to work both independently and within a team oriented organizational structure.

•         Innovative and entrepreneurial approach, including solution oriented approaches to complex issues. Ability to adapt to changing environment and priorities.

•         Basic knowledge of employment law and human resource issues as they relate to hiring, recruiting and interviewing candidates

•         Must be able to work in a culturally diverse and fast paced environment.

•         Computer proficient in MS Office or similar programs, understanding of social media, CRM, research experience a plus

•         Experience providing services such as employment counseling, case management and job development to adults from various professional backgrounds with barriers to employment, is required.

•         Fluency in English is required.  Spanish bilingual skills desired. 

THE SAN FRANCISCO LGBT COMMUNITY CENTER

The mission of the Center is to connect our diverse community to opportunities, resources and each other to achieve our vision of a stronger, healthier, and more equitable world for LGBT people and our allies.

The Center’s strategies inspire and strengthen our community by:

     • Fostering greater opportunities for people to thrive.

     • Organizing for our future.

     • Celebrating our history and culture.

     • Building resources to create a legacy for future generations.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY

The SF LGBT Center is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  People of color, women, persons with disabilities, and persons who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or intersex are encouraged to apply.  The SF LGBT Center maintains a policy of non-discrimination with respect to employees and applicants for employment.  No aspect of employment will be influenced in any matter by race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, physical disability (including HIV or AIDS), medical condition, perceived physical disability or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by statute.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Submit both resume and cover letter explaining your interests and qualifications to:

The SF LGBT Community Center

1800 Market Street

San Francisco CA  94102

Email: jobs@sfcenter.org

Or fax to: (415) 865-5501

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

DEADLINE: Open until filled.