Career Development Specialist

International Rescue Committee

Job Overview: Underneath the supervision of the Profession Improvement Coordinator, the Profession Improvement Specialist will work along with the bigger Financial Empowerment Group by an built-in strategy to assist refugees to thrive financially within the U.S. The purpose for CareerLink Program is helping refugee purchasers to maneuver past entry-level jobs and achieve employment of their skilled discipline, with a give attention to Hospitality, Healthcare, Finance, Transportation and Tech sectors. Particularly, the Specialist ensures profession counseling, job search help, enrollment in post-secondary and certification packages, networking alternatives, and coordinating further providers tailor-made to particular person consumer wants. The Profession Improvement program is especially targeted on empowering the profession development of refugee ladies.

Main Tasks:

  • Carry a caseload of 35 CareerLink Program purchasers per 12 months (75 program complete), offering them with one-on-one profession counseling; this consists of individualized profession planning, purpose setting, useful resource mapping, supporting job search actions, and referrals to employer contacts.
  • Supply curricula and assets for profession sector tracks, with ongoing modifications as essential.
  • Full assessments to gauge consumer strengths, capacities, enchancment areas, and obstacles to success.
  • Present step-by-step planning help to succeed in profession objectives and determine obstacles to reaching profession plan objectives.
  • Present useful resource navigation for profitable completion of profession observe coaching and employment.
  • Work with expert volunteers, group members, and employer contacts to coach purchasers by workshops and trainings on matters corresponding to skilled talking, networking, electronic mail correspondence, and interviewing.
  • Guarantee the event and supply of trainings supplied on U.S. enterprise tradition for purchasers.
  • Doc, observe, and case be aware consumer participation and progress, adhering to grant necessities.
  • Guarantee correct and well timed reporting of profession growth providers information to donors and all related events
  • Take part in all-staff/ program conferences.
  • Attend job festivals, coaching supplier orientations and different networking occasions to develop employer partnerships and relationship constructing inside trade sectors.
  • Develop and supply program orientation, profession exploration/mapping workshops, and different profession observe readiness trainings as wanted.
  • Different associated duties as assigned.

Key Working Relationships:

Place Reviews to: Profession Improvement Coordinator

Oblique Reporting: Website Director

Different Inside and/or exterior contacts:

Inside: Workers in monetary and financial empowerment packages.

Exterior: Group companions in monetary and financial empowerment packages.

Job Necessities:

  • Undergraduate diploma; ideally in Social Work or an equal discipline of examine; comparable associated work expertise could also be substituted.
  • Demonstrated related work expertise (along with the above) in human providers discipline; ideally in a non-profit or social providers company atmosphere; Expertise ought to embrace offering direct service to underserved communities. Prior expertise working with refugee populations most well-liked.
  • Expertise in a non-profit or social providers setting is a bonus.
  • Consideration to element and skill to arrange and observe giant quantities of data effectively and precisely
  • Familiarity with or affiliation with employers and vocational coaching packages in San Jose extremely fascinating.
  • Glorious written and verbal communication expertise.
  • Robust laptop expertise, significantly Phrase and Excel.
  • Potential to work independently, be a self-starter and keep duty for a number of duties.
  • Proficiency in a language corresponding to Dari, Farsi, Pashto, Tigrinya or Arabic is an asset.
  • Legitimate driver’s license, dependable automobile with present insurance coverage, and the flexibility to journey frequently all through the service supply space.

Working Surroundings:

  • Normal workplace work atmosphere coupled with common journey in and across the service supply space.
  • Reoccurring want to offer providers outdoors of conventional work hours (evenings and weekends).

Posted pay ranges apply to US-based candidates. Ranges are primarily based on varied elements together with the labor market, job kind, inner fairness, and finances. Actual gives are calibrated by work location, particular person candidate expertise and expertise relative to the outlined job necessities.

Gender Equality: IRC is dedicated to narrowing the gender hole in management positions. We provide advantages that present an enabling atmosphere for girls to take part in our workforce together with parental depart, gender-sensitive safety protocols and different supportive advantages and allowances.

Equal Alternative Employer: We’re an equal alternative employer and worth range at our firm. We don’t discriminate on the premise of race, faith, coloration, nationwide origin, intercourse, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital standing, veteran standing, or incapacity standing. We are going to be sure that people with disabilities are supplied cheap lodging to take part within the job utility or interview course of, to carry out important job features, and to obtain different advantages and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request lodging.

US Advantages: The IRC gives a complete and extremely aggressive set of advantages. All US staff are eligible for sick time, a 403b retirement financial savings plans: as much as 4.5% instantly vested matching contribution, plus an 3-7% further IRC contribution, and an Worker Help Program which is offered to our workers and their households to help in instances of disaster and psychological well being struggles.

As well as, full-time staff are eligible for 10 US paid holidays, 20-25 paid day off days, incapacity & life insurance coverage, medical, dental, and imaginative and prescient insurance coverage (worker contribution beginning at $135, $7, and $5 monthly respectively) and FSA for healthcare, childcare, and commuter prices. Half-time staff are eligible for a proportionate quantity of paid day off. These further advantages apply to staff who work at the least 6 months inside a 12-month time interval.

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