Life Skills Manager

Job Overview

The Life Skills Manager will provide life skills education, ensure that contract goals with regards to the client savings requirement and GED completion are met, assist clients with housing and employment needs including identifying, applying for and using housing assistance, constructing resumes, monitoring job seeking activity and the pursuit of individual education

Key Responsibilities

• Assist clients to identify public housing assistance programs for which they may be eligible, complete housing and/or rental applications, access waiting lists where applicable, and explore creative means to secure housing such as shared housing arrangements
• Assist clients with budgeting and maintaining a savings account with 30% of all income to be used upon exit of the program for housing or other needs
• Conduct employment groups to provide clients with skills in resume writing, job applications, interviewing, appropriate work behavior, and employer expectations
• Assist clients to identify their vocational interests, aptitudes, and work or life experiences that will assist them in their job search
• Assist clients to identify and use employment resources in the community and conduct job searches using the internet, newspapers, networking groups, as well as volunteer and intern opportunities
• Develop supportive community relationships with landlords or employers who are willing to rent property or to extend job opportunities to clients in or exiting the program
• Timely documentation in clients’ files ensuring agency standards are followed
• Participate in team and staff meetings and in-service training's
• Other duties as assigned
• Some evening and weekend hours are required

Education and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• AA is desirable, BA is Preferred
• One to two years experience in the human service field or in the provision of social services, with vocational, employment, and/or housing experience
• Well developed computer literacy, good written and oral communication skills
• Aptitude for or experience with government regulations, especially as they relate to housing programs
• California Driver’s License required with proof of insurance
• Bilingual English/Spanish is desirable

Compensation: $36,000.00
Type: Hourly/ Non-exempt
Benefits: Comprehensive Benefit Package
City: Tustin

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