Youth Career Advisor | 59603 WIA Youth Victorville in Victorville, CA at Goodwill Southern California

Date Posted: 1/7/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Title:

Youth Career Advisor

Creation Date:5/2011

Department:

Workforce & Career Development

Revision Date:07/2021

Immediate Supervisor:

Program Coordinator- Youthor ProgramManager

Job Code: 1314

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt

Pay Grade: N04

Employee Name:

Job Classification:723

Primary Responsibility / Summary

Under the supervision of the Program Coordinator or Program Manager, Youth Career Advisor is responsible for assessing the clients’ need for services and providing appropriate case management to help the clients reach employment and education goals.This position is grant funded by WIOA Formula Youth Program, Year Around Summer Youth Employment Program and any other youth programs(s).Continuation of employment Is solely based on grant awards or grant renewal.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Assesses youth to determine academic, vocational and/or supportive service needs.
  2. Develops Individual Service Strategy for youth (ISS) and updates according to Funder guidelines.
  3. Monitors worksites according to contractual agreement.
  4. Answers telephone calls regarding services; follows up with inquiring youth.
  5. Performs data entry into CalJobs, Jobs LA , ETO and any other mandated database as required by the contract and/or GSC.
  6. Ensures that youth receive appropriate employment linkages and other services.
  7. Maintains contact with network partners to ensure that youth are receiving appropriate services.
  8. Documents all client contact and services used by clients in the participant case files at least twice each month.
  9. Follows up with clients after services have been rendered to determine if service was successful, or additional service is needed and provides quarterly follow up service for clients for 12 months after exit from service.
  10. Ensures expenditures for each participant are within specified guidelines as determined by supportive services, career services policies, Training and OJT agreements, Work Experience and GSC policy.
  11. Obtains 40-hours of professional development training each year.
  12. Driving records must be acceptable by Company’s insurance vendor.

Additional Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Other duties and special projects as assigned.
Supervisory Responsibilities

  • This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education & Experience

  • 1 year of working experience with disadvantaged or at-risk youth and some clerical experience.
  • Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school desired.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) experience Preferred.
  • Good communication and people skills with young adults.
  • Abilities to work in a fast pace environment with demonstrated results.
  • Excellent customer relations skills.
  • Flexibility in work hours.
  • Ability to work with moderate supervision.
  • Spanish / English bilingual preferred.

Other

Qualifications

  • Punctual and dependable attendance.
  • Free from alcohol and drug abuse.
  • Understands the basic philosophy of Goodwill and participates fully in carrying out its mission.
  • Adheres to Goodwill’s values of Respect, Integrity, Service, & Excellence.
English Language Skills

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Mathematical Skills

  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Computer Skills

  • Must have advanced knowledge proficiency of computer programs in a Windows environment, including Word, Excel, and E-mail.
Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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Physical Demands

None

Less than 1/3

1/3 to 2/3

More than 2/3

Stand

X

Walk

X

Sit

X

Reach with hands and arms

X

Use hands to finger, handle, or feel

X

Climb or balance

X

Bend, kneel, crouch, or crawl

X

Talk or hear

X

Taste or smell

X

Carry, push or pull

X

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Lifts Weights or Exerts Force

None

Less than 1/3

1/3 to 2/3

More than 2/3

Up to 10 pounds

X

Up to 25 pounds

X

Up to 50 pounds

X

Up to 100 pounds

X

More than 100 pounds

X

Work Environment

The physical, mental & environmental conditions in which the work is performed. The work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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Environmental Conditions

None

Less than 1/3

1/3 to 2/3

More than 2/3

Wet or humid conditions (non-weather)

X

Working near mechanical parts

X

Work in high, precarious places

X

Fumes or airborne particles

X

Toxic or caustic chemicals

X

Outdoor weather conditions

X

Extreme cold (non-weather)

X

Extreme heat (non-weather)

X

Risk of electrical shock

X

Work with explosives

X

Risk of radiation

X

Vibration

X

Required Training

  • New Hire Orientation
  • Harassment Prevention Training
  • Safely Surrender Baby Law – annually
  • Mandated Reporter Status – annually
  • GCDF Training – within 18 months of hire
  • CPR/First Aid – every 2 years
  • Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI)
  • Efforts to Outcome - ETO
  • Values and Diversity Training
  • Corporate Compliance
  • Affirmative Action Training
  • Monthly Safety Training
  • Behavioral Interviewing Skills
  • Any other training required by law, funders and the Company
Values-Based Work Environment Notice

Goodwill Southern California provides a values-based work environment for our employees.All individuals are expected to support and promote our values:

  1. We treat everyone with respect, compassion and inclusion, recognizing their contributions and differences.
  2. We conduct business with transparency, integrity and accountability.
  3. We pursue a vision of excellence and continuous improvement to better the lives of those we serve.
The above description is not intended to be an “all-inclusive” list of the duties and responsibilities of the job described, nor is it intended to be such a listing of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Rather, it is intended only to describe the general nature of the job.


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Pre-Employment Testing

  • Drug Screen
  • Background Check
  • Employment Verification
  • Live Scan