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Dallas, United States, North America
Career Level:
Bachelor's Degree
Job type:
Full time

3401, Career Coach, Jewish Family Service

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3401. March 17, 2017
Company Jewish Family Service
Job Title: Career Coach
Status: Full-Time
City: Dallas
Position Description and Client Overview:

Overview: The Career Coach will work on behalf of Jewish Family Service 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 success.

• Effectively engage a wide range of prospective jobs into the employment counseling process.

• Write and critique resumes and cover letters.

• Establish and maintain effective relationships with Clients and gain trust and respect.

• Hold Clients accountable for directing and managing their job search.

• Guide Clients to the Resource room for use of computers, the internet, social media and other tools necessary to conduct a productive search.

• Provide ongoing support to the Client with phone calls, email and face-to-face sessions.

• 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.

• Connect Clients to necessary additional resources and services at Jewish Family Service and in the community.

• Conduct outreach in the community.

• Maintain accurate and confidential records and documentation including intake documentation, case notes, and service plans.

• Follow up with employed Clients and track retention for 4 years.

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 word processors, spreadsheets, databases, email and internet is required.
  • Flexibility in work hours; some evenings will be necessary.
  • Spanish a plus, but not necessary
  • Financial Coaching a plus, but not necessary

Jewish Family Service helps you achieve success in your job search.  Call or visit about career and coaching services, job resources & networking.
Please email cover letter and resume to:

Must write Career Coach in the subject line.

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