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Vocational Educational Specialist

Department: Franklin
Location: Bronx, NY

BASIC FUNCTION: The Vocational Educational Specialist will work directly with the tenants as well as the Social Workers and Program Director to initiate a quality menu of services and activities for tenants in need of remedial refreshers and other vocational/educational services.

MAJOR DUTIES:

  • Provides case management services that consist of job readiness, placement and retention services for individuals and groups.
  • Provides vocational services that assists tenants in becoming employment ready and financially independent.
  • Conducts comprehensive vocational assessment, pre/post employability workshops.
  • Implements employability skills program including on-site GED program.
  • Assists tenants in developing realistic and attainable short and long-term vocational educational goals.
  • Develops outside linkage agreements for job referrals, internships, education and training programs.
  • Creates and fosters relationships with community resources.
  • Conducts and documents outreach to tenants twice weekly.
  • Participates as a member of the clinical team by providing progress reports and evaluations in case conference meetings.
  • Maintains assessment and progress report forms in accordance with funding regulation.

QUALIFICATION - EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelorís Degree in Vocational Services or education equivalent required, plus two (2) years of work related experience.

LOCATION: 1341 Franklin Avenue, Bronx, NY 10456

SCHEDULE: Full-time, Monday-Friday

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