The Training Coordinator is responsible for the overall development, implementation, management and coordination of multiple training programs offered through the CHP Employment and Training Department, which provides job training, skill building and personal development for individuals who have experienced homelessness. This position involves developing and refining curricula, scheduling, staffing and facilitating multiple and cyclical trainings, developing long-term relationships with guest trainers, enrolling and recording efforts of participants, establishing linkages with other educational training programs, and composing statistical and narrative reports for the program. It also requires maintenance of archive and data records on participation. The Training Coordinator provides oversight to job placement services for program graduates, and works in conjunction with Employment Counselors to insure all graduates receive job placement services. S/he coordinates services with CHP and SHEC Employment Counselors for post-training placement services, and provides individual employment services to participants as well.
Community Housing Partnership (CHP) is a San Francisco-based nonprofit organization that develops and operates permanent housing for formerly homeless people with on-site support services, job training, and employment opportunities. CHP’s mission and values are based on the belief that tenant participation is fundamental to all aspects of the organization; over 50 percent of CHP staff members are formerly homeless and twenty percent of the seats on our Board of Directors are reserved for tenants. CHP employs over 200 people, with an annual operating budget of approximately $15 million. CHP owns, manages and/or provides services at 11 buildings with 774 units of housing for formerly homeless adults and families. We are currently developing 4 new housing sites with a total of more than 300 apartments. For more information, visit www.chp-sf.org.
REPORTS TO – Pathway Services Supervisor, Employment and Training
SUPERVISES - None
- Design, manage and support training programs that offer learning opportunities to formerly homeless residents in supportive housing as per funder specifications.
- Publicize training programs and support recruitment, enrollment, tracking, and completion of participants.
- In collaboration with training partners, staff, and employers update curriculum for relevancy to employer and trainee needs.
- Support training participants throughout the courses to complete training successfully.
- Identify, contact and coordinate guest speakers with partner agencies
- Establish and maintain relationships with on-the-job placement sites
- Collect, record and manage data and other information on participant progress, including archive files and data files on individual participation
- Responsible for the completion and submission of program reports to multiple funders in a timely fashion
- Minimum 1 yr experience in managing training services based on popular education methodologies
- Understanding of training and education needs of those who may have literacy, educational and employment barriers and familiar with issues and concerns of those who have experienced homelessness
- Ability to train for employment in areas of property management and/or support services in supportive housing, as well as in life skills, communication, technology or the arts
- Ability to plan and manage multiple cycles of training courses, including calendar, budget, outreach, enrollment, attendance and participation, participant evaluation, and graduation
- Ability to coordinate services to participants among staff, partner agencies, guest trainers, training resources and volunteers
- Ability to support job readiness, job search preparation, interview skills and employment placement/retention for training participants
- Excellent verbal communication and presentation skills; able to break information down into usable, practical parts
- Demonstrated ability to maintain professional boundaries with tenants, staff, and community
- Experience developing networks of community resources and support for training
- Good technology skills including Word, Excel, internet research, email and PowerPoint or other graphics program
- Experience with narrative and statistical reports to document participation and services.
- Strong interest in doing social justice advocacy and working with homeless population.
- Ability to communicate in Spanish a plus
Community Housing Partnership is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Formerly homeless people, people with disabilities, women and people of color are encouraged to apply.
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