Vocational Specialist

Resumo da posição:

The Vocational Specialist will provide career guidance and counseling, training, job placement and volunteer opportunities to victims of violence in the community and in residence to promote self-sufficiency and independent living. This position will help survivors to understand their capabilities and interests and to set educational and career goals.

Responsabilidades do trabalho:

 

  1. Conduct face-to-face interviews with each client to evaluate skills, work history and personality.
  2. Identify strengths in relation to living, current skills, learning ability, work history, and social skills.
  3. Assist with résumé preparation or revision. Connect clients to volunteer/prosocial activities that empower the client and cultivate skills that may be used on their resume.
  4. Maintain client records and assist with reporting and correspondence.
  5. Coach clients for interview preparation, including but not limited to, mock interviews, interview attire, printing of resumes and/or needed paperwork, or arrange for training to help them develop marketable skills.
  6. Provide follow-up services to clients in maintaining employment.
  7. Work collaboratively with the Anti-Trafficking and Direct Services team to best support the clients.
  8. Formulate relationships with existing job readiness service partners including but not limited to nonprofits, community colleges, and adult learning centers. And make appropriate client referrals.
  9. Participate in the weekly Anti-Trafficking case review at the Samaritan House.
  10. Attend trainings on human trafficking, ethical/professional boundaries and practices, organization policies and procedures, etc.
  11. Use good judgement when interacting with clients knowing when to refer the client to their case manager or advocate.
  1. Explore the potential development of an in-house training program tailored to the specific vocational needs of victims of violence.
  2. Explore the potential development of a service enterprise tailored to the specific needs of victims of violence.
  1. Antecedentes Necessários:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in education, human services, or related field.
  • Desejável experiência em trabalhar com vítimas de tráfico humano. É necessária experiência em trabalhar com vítimas de outros crimes traumáticos, como violência doméstica ou agressão sexual.
  • Carteira de habilitação válida da Virgínia.
  • CPR certificada com adultos e crianças dentro de seis meses de aluguer.

Habilidades necessárias:

  • Conhecimento e adesão à missão, políticas e procedimentos da agência, incluindo Código de Conduta e requisitos de relatórios obrigatórios.
  • Knowledge of dynamics of human trafficking.
  • Conhecimento do modelo de prática de equipe.
  • Skills in establishing non-victimizing rapport with victims.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with victims, staff and interagency professionals.
  • Develop effective solutions to the problems today’s job seekers face.
  • Apply critical thinking skills to the applications, theoretical perspectives and key concepts of organizational effectiveness on human behavior.
  • Understand the concepts and complexity of sociocultural diversity.
  • Capacidade de trabalhar de forma eficaz em situações de crise, utilizando o modelo de prática de trabalho em equipe.
  • Capacidade de planejar e gerenciar as próprias atividades de trabalho e buscar e usar a supervisão de forma eficaz para aumentar as habilidades e o conhecimento.
  • Capacidade de representar a agência em falar em público e em coalizões comunitárias.
  • Capacidade de manter e manter registros atualizados e relatórios estatísticos completos em tempo hábil.

Habilidades Físicas Necessárias:

  • Capacidade de conduzir veículo motorizado; carro, caminhão e van
  • Capacidade de usar um computador e telefone
  • Capacidade de andar, escalar e alcançar
  • Capacidade de levantar 25 libras
  • Capacidade de conduzir e participar de reuniões

Salary: Based on experience and qualifications.  This is a full-time position with benefits.

Please download and complete Job Application Form at: THIS LINK

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