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Program Coordinator Career Connections

Company: CityTeam Ministries
Location: San Jose
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Description:CityTeam is a Christian non-profit dedicated to supporting communities by meeting immediateneeds and enabling lasting solutions for those struggling with poverty, homelessness, andaddiction. Being part of CityTeam is not just a career but also a calling. Whether we're working onthe front lines in Programs or working behind the scenes in Support Services, we feel privileged touse our education, experience, and gifts to love people and bring glory to God.The COVID-19 economic disruption has lingered and is significant, with low-income communitiesdisproportionately impacted. More than ever, it is imperative that our neighbors find jobs that payliving wages. is committed to helping our neighbors achieve economicempowerment through the education and employment development services of our new CareerConnections program. CityTeam currently provides food to mobile pantries throughout the area,and we additionally provide career resources and services to help those in need. The CareerConnections Program Coordinator will be responsible for case management and support thereplication and scaling of our Career Connections services.The Program Coordinator will motivate and help program participants as they work through theirEducation and Career Development Plans. Our ideal candidate will take initiative, have aneducator mindset, solve problems, and handle surprises with flexibility, grace, andresourcefulness. All of this is wrapped up in a Christian environment that values Teamwork,Accountability, Humility, Innovation, and Joy.The Program Coordinator is a full-time non-exempt position.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS1. Implement the Career Connections workshops, assessments, and work with students tocreate Education and Career Development Plans based on the assessments. Assist studentswith educational programs, vocational training, and employment opportunities.2. Ensure the regular collection of program data and compilation of reports to support theProgram Manager in measuring impact and evaluating progress according to keyperformance indicators. Work with the Program Manager, and CityTeamin the Neighborhood and other stakeholders to evaluate data and implement next steps.3. Collaborate with Program Manager in the creation of student records, tracking of programmetrics, updating student pipelines, managing assigned projects, and running standard andad hoc reports.4. Collaborate with to learn about resources and program alignment withindustry best practices.5. Proactively and consistently improve the quality and effectiveness of program services, byupdating materials, and promoting new resources.6. Provide and coordinate activities for students to develop employability skills and promotethe use of technology for career planning and research.7. Ensure all participants understand the wide variety of vocational skills training andresources available through Career Connections.8. Ensure the availability of resources to transport and accompany students to career fairs,union apprenticeship application sessions, job interviews, and other academic and oremployment related activities.9. Implement the process of preparing students to take the high school equivalency exam andassist students with college readiness, applications, financial aid, etc.10. Maintain an environment that is conducive to building trust and unity as well as highmotivation and achievement.11. Represent CityTeam at community meetings and support the Program Manager innetworking with outside social services agencies, churches, companies, and nonprofits tobuild mutually beneficial relationships and maximize available resources.12. Collaborate with and facilitate employer, business, educational, and communitypartnerships that provide career development services and opportunities for students.13. Manage multiple projects, prioritize tasks, and intelligently coach participants.14. Advocate on behalf of CityTeam in your circles of influence.15. Special projects and additional tasks as assigned by the Program Manager of CareerConnections and Director of PLEASE NOTE: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of theessential duties satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individualswith disabilities to perform the essential functions.Requirements:Required Education and ExperienceCareer Development, Career Coaching, or Career Counseling experienceAssociate Degree or equivalent experience in related fieldMinimum 3-years of professional work experienceProficiency conducting online research, preparing presentations, and speaking to large or small groupsComputer literate and proficient with all aspects of Google G-Suite apps and Microsoft Office SuiteExperience with curriculum implementations and the ability to maximize resources by individualizing content for each student's needsOutstanding command of the English languageRead, write, and speak fluent SpanishValid CA Driver's License with a clean recordPreferred Education and ExperienceBachelor's Degree or equivalent experienceFamiliarity with college admission processes, applications, and financial aidFamiliarity with Learning Management Systems (LMS)Experience implementing programs, processes, and structures for a new organization functionTeaching experienceFamiliarity with CityTeam, homelessness, and povertyPhysical DemandsStand or sit for prolonged amounts of timeClimb up and down stairsWalk, bend, twist, & kneelTalk and hearOccasionally lift and move up to 20 poundsFinger and hand dexterity to feel, handle, and operate objects, tools or controls, and to reach with hands and armsShould be able to type accurately with a minimum 45-correct words per minuteSpecific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focusDriveWork ConditionsThis position will require flexible working hours throughout the week, with periodic time during evenings and weekendsThis job operates primarily in assigned local communities in the South Bay with limited time in the officeThis job operates in different outdoor settings in various low-income neighborhoods, where conditions are subject to varying weather conditions (hot, cold, windy, wet) This role regularly uses standard office equipment such as computers, printers, phones, photocopiers and filing cabinetsAdditional Eligibility Qualifications for CityTeamMust have an intimate, personal relationship with Jesus ChristMust be active in a local Christian body of believers or at least pursuing community with other Christ-followersMust have compatible theology on major issues of CityTeam's Statement of FaithMust be committed to serving God and the body of ChristPlease note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of allpossible duties, activities, or responsibilities.

Keywords: CityTeam Ministries, San Jose , Program Coordinator Career Connections, Other , San Jose, California

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