Workforce Development Coordinator (Full Time)
- Washington, DC
Simply put, with hope, one can achieve anything. At Community of Hope, we strive every day to provide our underserved neighbors with the building blocks they each need to create meaningful lives and a better future. By doing so, we believe all families, including children, in Washington, DC will be healthy, stably housed, well educated, and financially secure.
For over 30 years, Community of Hope has provided hope and stability to low-income and homeless adults and children in DC.
In 2012, Community of Hope was awarded The Washington Post Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management by the Center for Nonprofit Advancement and The Washington Post.
Employer: Community of Hope is a non-profit providing healthcare, housing, and supportive services to low-income and homeless populations in the District of Columbia. Community of Hope was the winner of The 2012 Washington Post Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management. Community of Hope is developing and implementing an innovative, employer-driven healthcare customer service soft-skills training program.
Job Description: The Workforce Development Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the healthcare customer service, soft-skills training certificate course which helps residents of Wards 7 and 8 learn the skills necessary to obtain and retain employment in healthcare customer service. The coordinator is also responsible for working with Community of Hope human resources staff and other healthcare employers to create employment opportunities and placements for graduates of the certificate. Duties include:
Outreach and candidate recruiting and screening
Coordination of training logistics such as scheduling, venue, trainer, and materials
Outreach to local healthcare employers to facilitate placement
Data collection and reporting
Candidate feedback collection
Education: Bachelor's degree (BA / BS etc.) required.
Additional Qualifications: Minimum of two years of experience working in the social service field, employment/ job readiness experience preferred. Strong interpersonal, customer service, communication, and organizational skills required. Strong knowledge of MS Office. Knowledge of local employment resources and experience working with homeless and/or low-skilled families preferred.
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