Career Pathway Coach

Wilkinson Center
Published
April 26, 2021
Location
Dallas, Texas
Category
Job Type

Description

Overview

The Coach is responsible for recruiting and assessing participants for a career pathway program. Participants are unemployed or underemployed and need job search assistance, funding for job training programs, financial coaching, and supportive services.

 

Major Responsibilities

 

  • Provide intake and assessment of participants interested in employment
  • Work with participants to create goals and strategies to eliminate employment barriers
  • Weekly check-ins with participants for progress, goals setting, and follow-up
  • Assist participants with career navigation and identifying job training and certification programs
  • Provide financial coaching to participants around budgeting, debt reduction, credit scores, and money management
  • Provide resources and referrals as needed
  • Collect paperwork and submit requests for supportive services such as transportation assistance, rent, utilities, training, uniforms, and other financial assistance as needed
  • Assist participants with job search, resumes, and interviewing skills
  • Provide job leads and assist participants with employment search
  • Network with all types of community stakeholders (i.e. public libraries, community centers, community-based organizations, workforce solutions, probation departments, college admissions, human service organizations) to recruit students and food pantry clients
  • Provide monthly information sessions to interested participants
  • Data-enter services in agency database and foundation database

 

 

Qualifications / Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work preferred or other human services degrees
  • 3 years case management experience with Bachelor’s degree, 1-year experience with a Master’s degree
  • Ability to work independently and on a team
  • Intermediate computer skills and experience using a virtual meeting platform such as Zoom or Microsoft Teams

Application Instructions

Please email questions and/or resume to rachael_berhe@wilkinsoncenter.org

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