Education and Employment Coordinator
YWCA Cass Clay - Fargo, ND

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Job Summary:
To coordinate the employment and educational activities for YWCA shelter residents and Transitional Housing participants.

Job Duties:

  • Coordinate the Steps to Success training class bi-monthly and coordinate monthly educational programs for residents (example: budgeting, parenting classes, etc.)
  • Maintain a Job Board and identify employment opportunities for YWCA Shelter residents and Transitional Housing Clients.
  • Develop and maintain networking contacts with the local business community and Job Service ND to assist clients in identification of job opportunities. Serve as an advocate/liaison/reference for women seeking employment.
  • Responsible for the development of recruitment materials and practices for client participation. Coordinate with Transitional Housing Director for referrals of participants.
  • Assist shelter and transitional housing clients develop a resume, complete job applications, and provide assistance with interview opportunities as needed.
  • Assist clients in their efforts to pursue/continue their education plans (admission paperwork, financial aid, identify and assist with scholarship applications, etc.)
  • Represent the YWCA at various speaking engagements.
  • Coordinate with Shelter staff about the availability of childcare services for clients who are attending Steps to Success, or looking for work.
  • Compile monthly, quarterly, and annual statistics as required. Prepare newsletter articles and other reports as assigned.
  • Meet with residents one on one and provide rides to necessary appointments.
  • Provide current certification in CPR and First Aid.
  • Prompt and reliable attendance is required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Female
  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Counseling, Employment Counseling, or a related field, or equivalent education/experience required.
  • Two years experience in job development or employment training.
  • Must have excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Must have valid driver’s license with proof of current insurance and insurable record.
  • Meet all background check requirements.
  • An understanding of, appreciation for, and support of the mission of the YWCA Cass and Clay Counties, which is eliminating racism and empowering women.

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The YWCA Cass Clay is a nonprofit organization serving women and children facing homelessness in our community. Programs include emergency...