• Employment Counselor, 2020-ET-013

    Posted: 06/22/2020

    Full-time Employment Counselor position open at the Cloquet CareerForce office.  Starting wage:  $20.07/hour.  Please apply by July 5, 2020, at www.aeoa.org, Careers tab, Professionals.  AA/EOE
     
    Provides orientation, assessment, and job search/planning services to program participants toward goal of employment.
     
    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Maintain participant files and submit reporting forms and data as required
    • Complete participant assessments
    • Evaluate data to determine participant eligibility/priority
    • Develop strategies to meet the educational and employment goals of participants
    • Provide opportunities for group learning and support activities/projects
    • Assist participants in development of an employability and/or personal education plan
    • Assist participants with job search activities, job attitudes, interviewing skills, and resume writing
    • Determine support service needs of participants
    • Complete documentation and paperwork accurately and in a timely manner
    • Record, organize, and manage participant and agency data consistent with program guidelines
    • Develop and maintain a network of employment contacts and resources
    • Attend meetings, trainings, and conferences related to employment programs
    • Work across multiple programs, maintaining a caseload of 50-60 participants
    • Adhere to specific program policies and guidelines
    • Make referrals to other community agencies
    Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree in vocational counseling, social work, or psychology preferred or a combination of education and experience
    • Experience with Public Assistance, employment programs, and job search planning
     Needed Attributes:
    • Positive self-starter with strong organizational and superior communication skills
    • Issue identification, crisis management, problem-solving, and
    • Comfortable with confrontation
     Full-time, 40 hours/week, Monday-Friday