Career Coach – Lead Abatement
Department: Workforce Development Department (WDD)
Reports to: Associate Director of Training and Apprenticeship
Salary: $41,600 – $50,000
Under the direction of the Associate Director of Training and Apprenticeship, the CRCD Workforce Development Department Career Coach will work with a staff team and key partners to assist adult jobseekers within vulnerable populations (e.g. veterans, disabled, re-entry, homeless) to develop job-readiness soft skills and enter the Lead Abatement and Hazardous Material Removal sector leading to living-wage careers.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
- Utilize various recruitment strategies, including social media and virtual platforms, to engage the community, partners, and other CRCD departments to recruit and enroll adult jobseekers within various vulnerable populations (e.g. veterans, re-entry, disabled, homeless) into WorkSource Center services and/or Lead Abatement Training
- Understand the Lead Abatement eligibility requirements, service delivery components and outcomes of multiple grants assigned to and serve a caseload of participants across these grants
- Serve a caseload of approximately 100+ adult jobseekers with assessment of grant eligibility and enrollment; skills assessments and review of career options; Individual Employment Plans (IEP’s); and soft skills training and career coaching leading to relevant Lead Abatement training
- Enter all eligible participants into WIOA services into the CalJOBS data system and maintain daily service activity entries and case notes within the system
- Prepare supportive services documentation for Lead Abatement training for participants within 3 days of training start date
- Bachelor’s degree in related field; or minimum four-years of related experience without formal education
- At least 2 – 4 years’ prior experience in providing career coaching/case management /job development services within workforce development, social service, or non-profit organizations
- Experience, comfort, and desire to work with various vulnerable populations such as re-entry, homeless, veterans, disabled, low-income, etc.