Career Coach

Jewish Family Service of Dallas
Published
January 29, 2020
Location
Addison area, TX-Texas
Category
Other  
Job Type

Description

Jewish Family Service is seeking an experienced Career Coach to guide and assist job seekers through a self-directed and one-on-one job search.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct intake interviews with program participants.
  • Prepare Client intake and usage documentation.
  • Evaluate the Clients’ current status, clarify needs and abilities and help develop a job search plan with the Client, guiding them through the job search process.
  • Identify and address obstacles and develop strategies for career search success.
  • Effectively engage a wide range of prospective jobs into the employment coaching process.
  • Help write and critique resumes and cover letters, and help improve interviewing skills.
  • Work closely to match Clients with area employers, available jobs and/or professional volunteers.
  • Develop workshops and training curriculum.
  • Conduct workshops and information sessions and secure other professionals in the community to support the training and workshops.

Background and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required with a degree in counseling or psychology, Human Services, Human Resources or related field with a minimum of 3 years work experience in employment services.
  • Current knowledge of general principles and methods of leading a job search; adult education; labor market; computer software, applications and programs.
  • Must have the ability to present the unvarnished truth in an appropriate and helpful manner.
  • Intuitive with solid problem solving skills.
  • Strong written and verbal skills.
  • Proficiency in using common office computer applications such as MS Office, spreadsheets, databases, email and internet is required.
  • Flexibility in work hours; some evenings may be necessary.
  • Spanish a plus, but not necessary
  • Financial Coaching a plus, but not necessary.

Interested candidates should email their cover letter and resume to aharding@jfsdallas.org . EOE

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