Job Developer - DRC

Job Overview

The Day Reporting Center-STEPS (Services To Enhance Parolee Success) program offers assessment, substance use disorder treatment, case management, informational workshops, educational and vocational assistance, safe housing referrals and other essential services to parolees in San Francisco.

Provides assistance in development and implementation of employment services, including write and format resumes and cover letters for others. Maintains and builds partnerships with other community base organizations and local governmental agencies to provide employment opportunities Facilitates, plans and implements special workshops/activities/events.

Key Responsibilities

Case Management Responsibilities: Assist in the management of clients currently seeking employment. Facilitates a weekly morning meeting with all clients. Conducts a thorough intake with each client as they begin their job search to insure a supportive and appropriate job search plan is developed. Creates a treatment plan for each client based on his/her employment, volunteer, or education goals. Assists clients with job search planning. Teaches interviewing skills, job search skills, re-entry readiness skills and works with clients on soft skills as necessary. Writes an individualized resume with each client. Conducts mock interviews with clients and provides constructive feedback. Assists in cover letter and thank you note development.

Facilitates employment related workshops/presentations. Provides counseling and support around all stages of the job seeking process. Connects clients to transitional work or training programs when appropriate. Ensures that each client’s employment goals are in line with the larger goal of economic self sufficiency.

Assist parolee with assembling documents as necessary to legally work within California (e.g. California ID, Social Security Card, etc.).

Mentor the parolee in disclosing appropriate information regarding past convictions and/or parole status to the employer.

Education and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • The Job Developer shall possess a BA or BS degree from a granting institution accredited by the WASC or equivalent and a minimum of one (1) year of experience as a Job Developer or similar position; or shall possess a high school diploma, or its equivalent, and a minimum of four (4) years of experience as a Job Developer or similar position.
  • Registration with Drug and Alcohol Certification recognized by DHCS.
  • At least 3 years experience working in a treatment/outpatient environment with high administrative demands.
  • Extensive knowledge/experience in employment or career counseling.
  • Experience teaching adults and/or facilitating workshops.
  • Experience working with clients involved in the criminal justice system.
  • First Aid Certified (within 30days of employment) -CPR Certified (within 30days of employment).
  • A valid California driver's license.

Background Clearance Required:

  • Must Pass background investigation and criminal records check to obtain clearance.
  • Must be able to satisfy requirements for security clearances.
  • Must not be on active parole or probation.
Compensation: $18.82
Type: Hourly/ Non-exempt
Benefits: HealthRIGHT 360 offers a competative benefits package.
City: San Francisco, CA
Hours/wk: 40

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