Career Exploration Coordinator

The Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services

Location:

The Center for Alternative and Sentencing and Employment Services
346 Broadway, 3rd Floor W
New York City, NY, 10013

Borough:

Manhattan

Job Type:

Paid

Status:

Full Time

Length:

Permanent

Area of Focus:

Career exploration, internships

Job Description:

The Career Exploration Coordinator is responsible for the overall operation of the Career Exploration Project, a workforce development program for court-involved youth that provides employment readiness training, career guidance and meaningful work experience through paid internships.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Screening youth from the general youth programs population for acceptance into the program;
  • Planning, coordinating, and facilitating month-long employment readiness training;
  • Developing and maintaining internship sites;
  • Supporting participants during internships through close monitoring and supervision, weekly classes and internship site visits;
  • Verifying intern timesheets;
  • Communicating with CEP staff on participant progress and program plan;
  • Composing detailed and frequent progress notes on participants; and
  • Providing career counseling and guidance both to current participants and Career Exploration alumni;
  • Attending as needed other Career Exploration activities such as graduations, job fairs, alumni gatherings, etc.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of BA/BS or equivalent relevant work experience;
  • Commitment to a youth development, strengths-based perspective;
  • Demonstrated ability to engage, teach, and motivate youth;
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse group of staff, clients, and internship hosts;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; and
  • Comfortable networking in the public and private sector.

How to Apply:

How to Apply: E-mail cover letter and resume with salary history and requirements in Rich Text Format (RTF) or Word 2002 format to casesjobs@cases.org. Please list the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line. No phone calls please. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. Email: casesjobs@cases.org

To the Attention of:

Human Resources

Required Skills/Experience:

Qualifications: 

  • Minimum of BA/BS or equivalent relevant work experience;
  • Commitment to a youth development, strengths-based perspective;
  • Demonstrated ability to engage, teach, and motivate youth;
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse group of staff, clients, and internship hosts;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; and
  • Comfortable networking in the public and private sector.