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Career Counselor

Atlas Search

This is a Full-time position in New York, NY posted June 11, 2021.

A nationally acclaimed, non-profit organization is seeking a Career Counselor to assist veterans and the underprivileged population in developing a professional job-ready portfolio, interviewing skills, and active search for employment.

By working closely with employment specialists and utilizing community resources, the Career Counselor will assist clients in conducting independent job searches and providing job retention and follow-up services.

Perform intake and assessment, and develop service plans with participants, as appropriate.

Develop creative client engagement strategies resulting in high participation, Conduct, at minimum, weekly outreach to all participants and document work in AWARDS as required.

Complete employment and educational assessments on all participants both remotely and in-person; ensure that assessments are updated regularly as required.

Identify and refer participants to job training programs; as well as adult literacy programs; college and other higher education programs, as identified in the participant service plans.

Access community resources to aid clients in their job search, job retention, and/or replacement efforts.

Maintain and annotate participant information in AWARDS.

Provide participant engagement and outcomes reports as required.

Qualifications:
A Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Human Services, or a related field Knowledge and experience in workforce development, preferably with veterans and the at-risk population.

Previous experience working with AWARDS is preferred.

Must be able to travel throughout all boroughs reliably.