Self-Sufficiency Coordinator

Posted 2 months ago

Position Summary

In conjunction with the Self-Sufficiency Manager the Self-Sufficiency Coordinator aids in the development and facilitation of a full wraparound program designed to guide survivors toward their independence including securing and maintaining housing and employment, acquiring learning skills, and/or increasing earning potential. Responsibilities include the daily administration on skills development programs and groups, including health and wellness, financial empowerment, social capital development, and employment readiness classes.

This is a grant funded position.

Responsibilities

  • Identify candidates for community resource partnerships with, but not limited to, civic organizations, schools, universities, and local businesses
  • Develop and facilitate ongoing onsite and community-based training programs for survivors, including computer literacy, financial planning, housing ready, and other pertinent life skills
  • Develop and maintain protocol that provides support for high demand jobs, including certification classes, degree programs, other training opportunities that lead to career advancement
  • Develop and maintain job coaching and career plan templates for staff to use when working with individual survivors
  • Ensure grant compliance, accurate data entry, and report preparation, as appropriate
  • Assist with training, coaching, and evaluating of Self-Sufficiency and Empowerment interns and volunteers
  • Attend bi-weekly Self-Sufficiency and Empowerment Program staff meetings
  • Routine attendance at supervision and agency meetings, as indicated
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills

  • Ability to work both independently and as a team
  • Awareness and adherence to confidentiality and boundaries
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Attention to detail in record keeping and documentation
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Punctuality and dependability
  • Ability to problem solve and make appropriate decisions in urgent situations
  • Abilities in developing interpersonal relations, communication, problem-solving, conflict resolution
  • Ability to multi-task and be adaptable in an ever-changing environment; Ability to prioritize projects and tasks
  • Participate in professional development events as appropriate

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, human services, psychology or related field (experience may be substituted for degree in certain circumstances)
  • Two or more years experience in a human services or social services field
  • Strong cultural competence, including ability to interact successfully with a diverse population
  • Knowledge of Indiana social services, benefits and programs
  • Experience with outcome-based program evaluation
  • Experience in program development and implementation
  • Public speaking and networking experience
  • Desire and ability to work with clients using a strengths-based, empowerment approach
  • Understanding, experience, and sensitivity in working with those who have experienced trauma, homelessness, and the related psychosocial issues
  • Strong working knowledge of domestic abuse and the dynamics of abusive relationships
  • Commitment to non-violent and cooperative work environment
  • Commitment to providing quality and equitable services to all clients regardless of race, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, religion, age, or sexual orientation
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check and federal fingerprint screen

Preferred Qualifications

  • Fluency in Spanish and English
  • Grant Writing/Reporting Experience

Experience with Efforts To Outcomes or comparable data tracking system

To Apply:             Send resume and salary requirements to jobs@www.juliancenter.org.

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