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Community Job Specialist (full-time)
Employee develops temporary Work Experience Program assignments and On-the-Job Training opportunities for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families recipients at area business entities. After placement of a TANF client in an assignment, the Community Job Specialist monitors client progress and ensures a positive working relationship and regular communication with the host site/employer, the client, and the local New Hampshire Employment Program Team.
Education and experience: Bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, counseling, education or business administration or a related field. A minimum of 2 years of experience in assisting individuals in finding employment. Knowledge of the principles and methods of assessment and career counseling theories and methods. Experience or an ability to demonstrate an understanding of working with low-income populations or hard-to-serve individuals. Experience with and/or a strong familiarity with local and statewide social services. Experience in or an ability to demonstrate skills in job development and public relations with employers. Experience in individual or group instruction.
Duties and responsibilities:
• Identify, develop, and market opportunities in local non-profit agencies, faith-based organizations, local government entities, and other business and industry entities to develop work experience host sites
• Delivers quality customer services
• Participate in and/or present the work skills training/work experience program orientations
• Work with Coordinators in assessing participant skills and interests and assist participants in selecting and securing appropriate work experience or On the Job placement
• Market the Work Experience and On the Job Programs to local businesses
• Execute agreements between participants and host sites, arrange participant interviews with host sites, and provide participant orientation to sites
• Monitor participant progress, provide job coaching and arrange workplace mentoring for participants, mediate and provide problem resolution to remedy issues experienced
• Communicate with the Employment Counselor to address any client barriers requiring support services and address any remedial action or sanctions needed to cure client behavior or performance issues experienced by the host site employer
• Collect and submit weekly participants' work verification documentation. Collect and review work experience host site evaluations at different intervals to determine the appropriateness of extending the agreement at the site
• Review final host site evaluations to determine the appropriateness of continuing the host site for future participant referrals
• Provide assistance as needed in preparing the client for work activity transitions to ensure continued client engagement toward meeting federal work participation requirements
• Assist in the Statewide coordination of services between the state teams and employers
• Attend training and or meetings as requested by management
• Accurately enter client and host site data in computer system as directed; prepare required reports
• Adhere to the Division of Family Assistance Code of Ethics
• Be knowledgeable about agency programs and eligibility requirements for Community Action programs
• Perform all other duties assigned.
• Respects confidentiality of information about agency staff, personnel issues, and other program operations.
Certificates and licenses: Valid driver's license and insured vehicle (100/300 minimum coverage) for use on the job or acceptable alternative, criminal record check, driving record check, randomized drug screening. Head Start, Early Head Start, Childcare, and Home Visiting Programs are also subject to the following: Head Start and child care licensing requires finger printing to be completed prior to employment. A current (bi-annual) physical examination record, including a TB test must be kept on file. Proof of license and/or proof of certification.
Please send a cover letter and resume to by August 28, 2014.


 

Senior Director of Administrative Services
This is a senior level position plans, manages, and directs the operations of the Administrative Services Department, which includes Human Resource related functions; ensuring business operations run smoothly; facilities management, records management, information technology and support services.
Education and experience:
• Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or a closely related field with at least 5 years of progressively responsible management or associate degree with 10 years of progressively responsible management.
• General knowledge of human resources, facilities and IT management.
• Administrative experience at a director or assistant director level in a nonprofit, city, county or large business, or an equivalent combination of training and experience preferred.
Duties and responsibilities:
• Performs risk management analysis ensuring compliance with agency policies and procedures, state/federal regulations and funder requirements.
• Ensures contracts, insurance requirements, and government regulations and safety standards are followed properly.
• Oversees centralized business operations, ensuring operations run smoothly within the agency including: mail, printing and reproduction, records management, information technology and telecommunications management, facilities, security, and vehicle management.
• Oversees human resource department ensuring processing of employment and termination packages, benefit management, maintenance of personnel files and the administration of personnel policies are maintained in accordance with established guidelines.
• Provides guidance and direction on human resource related topics.
• Oversees facility management of repairs, building renovations and capital projects. Ensures bids for repairs and equipment are processed in accordance with established procedures.
• Supervises the building's operations, security, and maintenance. Plans long and short-term maintenance needs. Works senior management to facilitate custodial, maintenance and grounds needs including solicitation of quotes for service and ensuring timely execution of services.
• Examines energy consumption patterns, technology usage, and personnel property needs.
• Oversees IT ensuring the agency has sufficient and up-to-date technological infrastructure to meet the needs of the agency and determine the best use of technical resources.
• Respects confidentiality of information about agency staff, personnel issues, and other program operations.
• Plan, assign, coordinate, organize, communicate and prioritize work.
• Models direct, positive, honest, and respectful behavior in every aspect of work with children, families, staff and community members.
• Skilled in the safe use and maintenance of hand tools, power tools and mechanical equipment
• Moderate mechanical and computer aptitude.
• General knowledge of trade skills, mechanical ability and building systems including HVAC, electrical, lighting, plumbing and roofing systems.
• Ability to work weekends, afternoon and evenings as needed to complete job responsibilities at all of our locations.
• Ability to lift heavy objects up to and occasionally over 50 pounds.
Certificates and licenses: Valid driver's license and insured vehicle (100/300 minimum coverage) for use on the job or acceptable alternative, driving record check, criminal record check, randomized drug screening.
Please send cover letter and resume to by September 5, 2014.


Career Center Coordinator (full time)
The Workplace Success Career Center Coordinator will provide job search assistance, job readiness instruction, embedded training, and coordinate on-site and off-site Work Experience Placement opportunities; and deliver basic vocational skills through group and individualized instruction to TANF public assistance recipients referred by local New Hampshire Employment Program Employment Counselor Specialists.
Education and experience:
• Minimum of a bachelor's degree from an approved college or university in social work, psychology, counseling, education or business administration or a related field.
• Minimum of 2 years' professional work experience in counseling, teaching, social services or business, involving career counseling, employee development, social work or human resources
• Experience in assisting individuals in finding employment, knowledge of the principles and methods of assessment and career counseling
• Experience in or an ability to demonstrate an understanding of working with low-income populations or hard-to-serve individuals
• Experience with and/or a strong familiarity with local and statewide educational and social services
• Experience in or an ability to demonstrate skills in job development and public relations with employers, and experience in classroom or group instruction
Duties and responsibilities:
• Teach/facilitate classes in job readiness, job search, job skills training directly related to employment, and prepare participants for Alternative Work Experience Placement, Community Work Experiences Placement, and On-the-Job Training activities
• Identify and develop on-site and off-site opportunities in fields such as health, social service, environmental protections, education, urban and rural development, welfare, recreation, public safety and child care, in collaboration with local non-profit agencies, faith-based organizations, local government entities or other community agencies
• Adhere to all required policies and procedures; achieve quantitative performance goals, and deliver quality customer services
• Orient new participants entering the program
• Provide a vocational assessment for each participant and prepare a summary of the assessment results; collect baseline data on participants' skill level
• Obtain, execute, and deliver structured programs, embedded activities and community services projects; coordinate & supervise the on-site and off-site opportunities; monitor participant attendance
• Accurately track and verify individual participant participation, summarize the participant's progress, and recommend subsequent activities
• Review client evaluations to improve effectiveness of activities
• Assist in preparing the client for transition into Work Experience Placement or other countable work activities
• Coordinate with Community Job Specialist to review orientation assessment materials, to develop a pertinent Work Activity Plan with the participant, and to select an appropriate Work Experience Program host site.
• Assist as needed in the coordination of services; attend training sessions and meetings as appropriate
• Accurately enter client activity and outcome data in program computer system; prepare required weekly progress reports and other reports as requested
• Complete written casework documentation as defined in the resulting contract; prepare time sheets and staff mileage sheets as required in each payroll period.
• Model the work dress, behavior, and demeanor that are expected of program participants in the workplace.
• Adhere to the Division of Family Assistance & Community Action Code of Ethics.
• Respects confidentiality of information about agency staff, personnel issues, and other program operations.
Certificates and licenses: Valid driver's license and insured vehicle (100/300 minimum coverage) for use on the job or acceptable alternative, criminal record check, driving record check, randomized drug screening.
Please send cover letter and resume to by September 10, 2014.

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