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Career Specialist - Cal-Oes Human Trafficking Program

About Us:
Volunteers of America of Greater Los Angeles is a large, national not-for-profit organization founded in 1896. We provide a variety of social services to Los Angeles area communities such as Head Start programs, Upward Bound college prep programs, veterans' services, homeless shelters, low-income housing program as well as drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Learn more at www.voala.org.
This job will end March 31, 2019
Responsibilities:
Develop career and vocational/ college-related resources for youth participants
Works individually with youth to develop career plans
Works in conjunction with program staff, especially instructors to ensure program success
Develops individualized service place for vocational training and permanent housing
Develop individualized career plans for students
Develop presentations and materials that inform students of regional academic and vocational programming.
Present workshops on Job readiness skills including resume preparation, interview etiquette, and professional demeanor
Other duties assigned
Requirements:
Education:
Must have a Bachelor's degree or a 2 years of relevant work experience providing vocational or career training especially for youth
Experience:
Experience with working with runaway and homeless youth
Effective written and oral communications skills with people from varied backgrounds
Proven working knowledge of Microsoft Office; ability to learn and use program-specific software
Valid California driver's license and access to dependable transportation with adequate insurance
Must be able to pass a background check
Preferred Skills for this Position:
Bilingual preferred(Spanish)
Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local lawThis employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form 1-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (OHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment.

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