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Senior Job Developer

Manhattan NY HELP USA

About HELP USA

At HELP USA, we work to ensure that everyone has a place to call home. We’re one of the nation’s largest homeless services providers and low-income housing developers serving at-risk populations including families, individuals, veterans, survivors of domestic violence, people with physical and mental health challenges and disabilities, and seniors. With an annual operating budget approaching $150 million and 1400 employees working in nearly 60 programs, we have helped over 500,000 people facing homelessness and poverty to build better lives. We hope that you will consider joining our team in the fight against homelessness.

Position Overview

As a Senior Job Developer, you’ll be responsible for developing and maintaining a network of employers for our clients to obtain employment from.  Additionally, you’ll schedule interviews for clients with employers that are consistent with the clients’ employment plan developed by HELP USA’s multi-disciplinary team.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Making phone contacts with and field visits to potential employers in order open accounts and develop job orders appropriate for HELP USA clients.

  • Maintaining a current job bank of employers and job openings that can be used by clients seeking employment.

  • Assessing clients’ skills and experience to ensure that they meet the requirements of the jobs for which interviews are being scheduled and providing pre-interview coaching.

  • Facilitating workshops for clients to help prepare them for job interviews and learn how to complete job applications.

  • Serving as a liaison with various employment, vocational and educational training programs and government offices and maintaining a network of government, training, placement resources.

  • Supervising and assisting job developer(s) at your site.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or related field preferred.

  • A minimum of 4 years’ experience in job development and placement activities.

  • Knowledge of labor market trends in a variety of career fields.

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills.

  • Valid US driver’s license.

  • Computer literacy, particularly with Microsoft Office applications. 

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) is a plus.

 

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