The Resource Coordinator is responsible for providing supportive employment and career development services to individuals seeking pathways to improved and sustainable financial stability. Candidates must possess excellent communication, organizational and multi-tasking skills, attention to detail and ability to organize resources. Must be able to work flexible hours.
Essential duties and responsibilities
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. • Screens and interviews participants and assesses overall needs, barriers and assets. • Works with individual participants to develop career and vocational goals, plans & strategies to build a path for improved financial stability. • Utilizes evidence- based curriculums with participants on 1:1 basis for life skills building and financial literacy building. Facilitates resume writing & employment interviewing instructions. • Meets and/or contacts participants routinely to evaluate progress in meeting the goals and objectives of their plan. Coaches participants, advocates on their behalf and otherwise encourage and support their efforts towards achieving their goals. • Develops key relationships with local employers to offer employment opportunities that assist participants in obtaining their career and financial stability goals. Consistently seeks employment leads for individual participants. • Works collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team of Barnabas personnel to address challenges with participants who require additional wrap around support, such primary medical care, dental care, food assistance, behavioral healthcare, etc. • Assists participants in applications for benefit assistance such as SNAP food stamps. • Maintains flexible hours to meet participants needs. • Completes all required documentation in agency participant data base of services provided in a timely manner. • Performs other duties as assigned.
• Excellent communication, organizational and multi-tasking skills. • Attention to detail. • Ability to organize resources.
Education and Experience
• Bachelor’s degree in social work, counseling, psychology, or related field. • Experience working with low-income and/or homeless families preferred and in career development & vocational support services. • SOAR Certified preferred