Description

Compensation Type: Hourly wages
Job Type:
Full Time

Pay Range: $17.50-$18.50/hr DOE
Organization's Mission: Catholic Community Services of Utah provides help and creates hope for thousands of people of all beliefs who are most in need in our community through Migration and Refugee Services and Basic Needs Programs
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: DISCLAIMER STATEMENT: This job description lists typical examples of work and is not intended to include every job duty and responsibility specific to a position. The employer reserves the right to change or assign other duties to this position. CCS is an equal opportunity employer.

Requisition: #21.11.10
Position Summary: Job Description:

The primary function of the position is to help refugees become self-sufficient by assessing, training and orienting them to the employment process. Networking with potential employers and maintain relationships with them is an essential responsibility that supports the primary function.
Primary Responsibilities: Responsibilities include:

Participate in assessment of each refugee adult client, and conduct pre-employment job readiness training as described by the Match Grant Guidelines.
In close coordination with case managers, design employment plan, follow-ups, service integration, and agency collaboration to meet the needs of each client.
Help clients work toward their employment goals while finding employment that helps them become financially self-sufficient.
Network with the public and private sectors for new employment and training opportunities.
Assist clients with application processes including creating resumes.
Arrange for interviews for employment placement. Provide transportation for the interview, orientation, and first day of employment. Provide interpretation for these events if possible.
Follow up with both the client and employer after initial employment to ensure the satisfaction of both parties.
Assist with the preparation of monthly and quarterly reports in compliance with regulations of the program.
Schedule time and interviews for clients that comply with the benchmarks and regulations of program.
Maintain timely and accurate case notes and other case file documentation.
Cooperate with case managers and other CCS staff, state agencies, and other service providers as necessary, in providing reports, documents and other such paperwork.
Attend regularly scheduled staff meetings.
Other duties as assigned.

Work Environment - inside/outside, office, warehouse, noise, temperature, etc.

This position is in a professional office environment using standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.
Some local travel is required.

Physical Demands including bending, sitting, lifting and driving

This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets, and bend or stand as necessary.
This role includes driving locally to apartment complexes and meetings.
Desired Qualifications: Skills, knowledge and abilities:

Excellent business networking and English communication skills: verbal and written
Proficiency in computer skills, particularly Excel and Word, to maintain case files, complete documentation, and schedule appointments and correspond using Outlook
Experience with multi-cultural populations and the refugee community
Ability to work independently in safe and appropriate manner
Problem solving and problem prevention skills
Able to be sensitive to the needs of clients, client's families, visitors, co-workers, volunteers and other persons with whom the employee may interact
Recognize time as a valuable resource and respond promptly to needs of clients, and co-workers
Consistently perform work assignments in a time-efficient manner and adheres to deadlines.
Must maintain confidentiality regarding clients
Personal qualities of openness and respect for co-workers and clients; and compassion and graciousness in helping clients to assess and face their situations and accept assistance
Ability to speak Farsi/Dari, Pashto, Spanish, Swahili, or Kinyarwanda is preferred.

Education, training and or experience:

Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or equivalent experience.
Prior case management or job development experience is preferred.

Background Screen/BCI requirement

Must be able to pass BCI/FBI background check.

Licenses, certifications and credentials

Current Utah driver's license, proof of auto insurance, 21 years of age or older, a clean driving record, and ability to meet CCS vehicle safety and auto insurance requirements.

Position status and expected schedule

This position is full-time (40 hours per week) and non-exempt.
Monday through Friday 8:30 AM to 5 PM with occasional evenings and weekends.
Benefits / Why Work With Us: CCS offers an outstanding benefits package including group health and dental insurance for employees working 30+ hours per week, 401a and 403b retirement plans, life insurance, and a generous PTO/holiday schedule.
How to Apply: To apply: Please go to the company website: ccsutah.org and apply under the employment tab.
Closing Date: Open until filled
Location: 224 North 2200 West, Salt Lake City

Information

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Contact: Debbie Begay
Email: dbegay@ccsutah.org
Phone: (801)428-1325