June 20, 2013
The Job Developer assists clients in employment-related matters. S/he provides a range of services that can include skills assessment, resume building, job development, interview coaching, networking with area employers, transportation to interviews, employment orientation, liaison with interpreters, assistance with skills re-certification, employment follow up, retention, laddering, assistance in obtaining social security card and other IDs, cultural orientation, addressing employment barriers such as lack of transportation and childcare, ESL and more. Parameters of service provision are spelled out in detail by our funders. Documentation demands are rigorous.
Minimum Job Requirements:
Education: Bachelor's degree and two years experience in job development or related employment activities.
Specific skills/abilities: 1) Good public relations and interpersonal skills. 2) Proficient reading, writing and speaking skills in the English language. 3) Computer literate. 4) Awareness and sensitivity to the service population's cultural and socioeconomic characteristics is required.
Specialized knowledge, licenses, etc.: Valid NC or SC driver's license
Personal characteristics that contribute to an individual's ability to excel on the job.
Effective bridging between the client's world and the employer's
Insight into human behavior and motivations
Sensitivity to cultural and socioeconomic differences
Willingness to comply with rigorous documentation demands
Ability to calmly balance competing demands
Experience living in a developing country
Interested/qualified candidates, please send resumes and cover letters to: Hire.Triangle.Refugees@LFScarolinas.org