Employment Counselor

Location: Resource Center, 1885 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA

Status: Regular, Full Time, Non-Exempt

Salary: $15.38 per hour, plus HAFC-Walden House offers a comprehensive benefits package

The Employment Counselor provides case management services to support clients in residential substance abuse treatment who are looking for work a nd preparing for their return to the community.

The main responsibilities of the Employment Counselor are:

* Teaching job seeking skills and interviewing skills workshops

* Writing resumes, cover letters and thank you notes

* Providing support and counseling throughout the client’s job search process

* Facilitating a daily job search morning meeting

Other job duties:

* Delivering direct services to clients in the form of vocational assessment, career exploration, job search coaching and career advancement counseling

* Developing and refer clients to education, training and community resources

* Staying up-to-date on the local/region al labor market

* Maintaining documentation of services provided to each client

* Participating in development of new services

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

* Bachelor*s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Career Counseling or related field

* Skilled at creating resumes, cover letters, and thank you letters for clients

* Ability to assist clients in creating specific job search plans

* Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills

* Ability to teach and to facilitate topical workshops and groups

* Proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and use of the Internet

* Ability to work independently and as part of a team

* Knowledge of diverse, disadvantaged populations with multiple barriers to educational and vocational success, in cluding low literacy, learning disabilities, physical disabilities and impaired cognitive functioning

* Strong organizational skills and ability to manage a caseload

* Highly creative, energetic and enthusiastic

* Open minded with a passion for learning

* Valid CA Driver’s license (with no violations); insurable by HAFC-WH

To apply, go to: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit2/?id=376302 <https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit2/?id=376302&t=1> &t=1

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