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Specialist - Workforce Development - F/T

posted 8/20/2019


Full time


Crisis & Development Services


SPECIALIST – Workforce Development

Grade 8 - Start Rate $14.41 per hour

Full-time - 37.5 hours/week with flexibility required

Monday, Wednesday & Friday – 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Tuesday & Thursday – 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Location: Midtown Plaza in Oswego with travel

Crisis & Development has announced the availability of one Specialist with Prevention Services to provide support and ongoing services to individuals seeking workforce services & supports that lead to increased self-sustainability.


  • Work with people experiencing unemployment, underemployment, and those seeking workforce development services.
  • Maintain case files for enrolled participates.
  • Meet with consumers to provide supportive counseling, solution focused decision making and information about other systems through which they can obtain assistance.
  • Educate participants regarding life/job skills and assist in developing goal plans.
  • Provide transportation and assist participants with scheduling appointments and self-advocacy.
  • Train for and conduct National Work Readiness Credential (NRWC) and Workeys assessments & testing.
  • Assist with screenings, trainings, monitoring, and ongoing support to volunteers and community partners.
  • Provide the teaching and coaching of life skills; facilitate education and support groups as assigned.


  • Must have a desire to work with individuals and families and be self-motivated, resourceful, organized and adaptable in carrying out job duties.
  • Must have good oral and written communication skills and have excellent documentation skills.
  • Must be familiar with geographical layout of the county and have knowledge of human service resources in the county.
  • Work cooperatively and foster effective relationships with volunteers, schools, community members, agencies and other service providers.
  • Assist in recruiting volunteers and provide publicity and marketing for project
  • Must possess a valid NYS Driver’s License with driving record within Agency policy and have access to a properly insured, reliable vehicle for regular travel and transporting consumers.

Minimum qualifications include an Associate’s degree or equivalent in a Human Services area and 1 to 3 years’ experience working with children, youth and families or a special population or any equivalent combination of experience and training relevant to the position.

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