Career Services Specialist I
- Expired: January 22, 2023. Applications are no longer accepted.
Are you ready to work for an employer who cares about your wellbeing? Family Services cares about their team and in addition to their excellent benefit package, they are now offering a staff sabbatical program. Being the helper is hard work and Family Services doesn't want you to burn out!
Family Services is a non-profit organization that protects, heals and cares for children and families throughout Northeast Wisconsin. Family Services is strongly committed to protecting children and vulnerable individuals from abuse and exploitation. When traumatic situations occur, our staff is there to assist the individual or family with their journey of healing and recovery. Family Services cares for individuals who are isolated, abandoned or just need help developing the skills to live successfully.
The Pathways to Employment program of Family Services provides case management to youth eligible for the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). Services are focused on establishing and assisting with goals towards employment, education, and living independently in adulthood. This position provides individual and/or group services to assist youth/adults in achieving effective work experience, work readiness skills, and job skills training. The Career Service Specialist provides these services through mentoring, assessment and supervision of youth or adults participating in the WIOA (Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act) Program. This individual is responsible for outreach services to community partners and local schools, creating job leads, and placement opportunities for program participants. They will also make referrals to work experience sites. Will have experience motivating, teaching, and preparing individuals for post-secondary education and/or work.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Provide case management services to your on assigned caseload; WIOA eligible participants- assist in establishing career, educational, and/or employment objectives and developing steps/services needed to accomplish these objectives.
- Refer youth to community resources when necessary and support the youth in becoming self-sufficient.
- Provide WIOA eligible participants with assistance in securing Individual Training Accounts and non-WIOA financial aid applications and use proper practices to obtain Education Training Vouchers and financial resources for food, housing, transportation and other emergency needs for youth.
- Conduct ongoing assessments of WIOA participant's abilities, goals, and needs.
- Use eWiSACWIS and ASSET to record services and case notes.
- Submit to Bay Area Workforce Development Board all required documentation and paperwork required for successful acquisition of participants' individual training accounts.
- Work with WIOA teams and leadership groups to develop, manage and improve work processes.
- Identify and engage youth that are eligible for receiving services but are not currently connected to services.
- Actively participate in NEW Job Center coordination activities, representing WIOA training components.
- Collect and report Family Services required outcome data to demonstrate program impact.
- Perform agency activities embracing Family Services mission, vision, and values.
Qualifications and Requirements:
Minimum Education: Associate's degree in human services or related field
Preferred Education: Bachelor's Degree in human services or related field
Minimum Experience: 2 years' experience working with at-risk youth and families
Preferred Experience: N/A
- Valid Wisconsin Driver's License, with reliable personal vehicle for transporting persons served. Maintain required auto insurance and acceptable driving record requirements.
- Ability to form culturally competent, non-judgmental, supportive, and empowering relationships with culturally diverse families and all persons involved with the family.
- Ability to create and modify goals/service plans for change as appropriate.
- Ability to work independently and organize one's time to meet assigned work demands.
- Ability to work a flexible schedule, including weekends and evenings, in order to meet the client and contractor's needs, using a trauma-informed care model.
- Ability to lift a minimum of 20 pounds.
Family Services of Northeast Wisconsin Inc.
AddressGreen Bay, WI
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