Position title
Job Developer
Description

The Job Developer prepares veteran participants for employment through our Employer Driven Curriculum (EDC) training, Veteran Apprenticeship Programs (VAP), and Strategic Hiring Events by working closely with the Case Manager and Program Coordinator.

Responsibilities
  • Research and develop employer contacts in private and public sectors to match employer needs with employment services
  • Perform job searches to match clients with job opportunities
  • Place clients in employment
  • Assist clients with pre-employment activities: One-stop Computer Access Point, resume writing, interviewing skills, job searches, job coaching, applicant presentation (proper interview attire and demeanor) and job retention practices
  • Assess and evaluate job applicants to match client skills, aptitude and abilities to prospective employment openings and make referrals to secure job placement
  • Maintain contact with employers and clients following placement to ensure job stability, verify job placement and retention, and gather feedback from employers and clients
  • Maintain current client files with accuracy and completeness, prepare paperwork for submission to the proper agency and MIS Administrator, and submit reports and statistical data as necessary
  • Assist with outreach activities to recruit potential employers and veterans, including job fairs and meetings as delegated by Program Manager
  • Build and strengthen relationships with employers, schools, and community-based organizations to participate in special projects as assigned
  • Perform any other employment related task as identified and delegated by Workforce Development Manager
  • Ability to perform all essential functions as described within what would be considered reasonable accommodation
Education
  • Bachelor’s degree in behavioral science (social work, sociology, psychology) or English or an equivalent combination of college course work and experience
Experience
  • Two (2) years of experience providing job counseling and job development to disadvantaged, hard-to-serve populations, particularly the employment readjustment of military veterans
Skills
  • Detail-oriented with excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Basic computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Problem solving skills and initiative
  • Demonstrated skills in public relations, personnel recruitment, or a related field
Qualifications
  • Knowledge of online job search engine resources
  • Flexibility and willingness to perform multiple jobs with changing priorities and meet multiple deadlines while maintaining a professional composure
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to interact well with people from diverse economic, ethnic and educational backgrounds
  • Ability to reliably and timely complete the assigned tasks
  • Ability to perform daily office activities with prolonged sitting and repetitive hand movement
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with a variety of personalities and be comfortable working with an at-risk client population, including embracing the agency’s Cultural Humility Initiative
Job Benefits

Compensation is based on a competitive public interest salary scale. Swords to Plowshares offers a generous benefits package including the following benefits:

  • Excellent medical and dental packages
  • 403(b) retirement plan with employer contribution
  • 17 vacation days in the first year
  • 12 holidays every year
  • Wellness program

Position: Job Developer

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Date posted
March 1, 2019
Job Benefits

This position is closed and no longer accepting applications.

Employment Type
Full-time, non-exempt
Industry
nonprofit
Job Location
San Francisco Bay Area, CA

Please submit a thoughtful cover letter explaining your interest in Swords to Plowshares, where/how you found out about this career opportunity, and your salary requirement. Email the cover letter along with your resume to [email protected]

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