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Part-Time Teacher's Aide

Job Summary:

A Faith-based, social service agency is seeking someone to provide comprehensive support to the non-residential program clients.  To help families become stable, understand their self-worth and learn needed skills to move them from transitional homelessness to self-sufficiency through the Client Lead Coaching Model.  Qualified applicants should submit their resume to La Toya Moore, Human Resources Manager, at lmoore@interfaithdallas.org.

Reports To: Senior Director of Family Services
Responsibilites:
  • Interview potential families
  • Assists families with development and follow-up of goals through the Client Lead Coaching Model
  • Work in a fast paced, outcome driven environment.
  • Guides families through appropriate tracks and benchmarks completion
  • Maintains case notes relative to outcomes of sessions with the families
  • Connects and assists families in locating appropriate community resources that are needed to aid them in achieving their goals and makes proper referrals for service
  • Serves as liaison for coordination of services with internal and external providers that assist with client programming services
  • Participates in weekly meetings with Senior Director of Family Services and case management team
  • Serves as the primary contact and advocate for the families during their programming
  • Facilitates and monitors the mentor relationship with the families and the volunteers
  • Abides by agency’s values, ethics and confidentiality agreements
  • Other duties as assigned.
Position Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field. Must have at least two years of previous case management experience. BSW, LSW or Master’s Degree, a plus.
  • Must be proficient in use of Microsoft Office Programs, with an emphasis on excel.
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills, strong listening skills and ability to exercise empathy and strong boundaries
  • Some knowledge and experience with mental illness, issues regarding homelessness, and addictions is extremely helpful and preferred
  • Experience serving diverse populations
  • Must be flexible with work schedule and available to work some evening hours and an occasional Saturday

Career Services Specialist

Job Summary:

The Career Services Specialist is responsible for the management and implementation of the comprehensive career training and professional development program. The selected candidate will build a personal rapport with our clients to transform them into expert job seekers and productive employees. The ability to readily assess their talents and match and market them with the pipeline of job leads is needed. Creating new relationships and building on existing relationships with employers to maintain a steady flow of job leads.

Reports To: Senior Director of Family Services
Responsibilites:
  • Manage career development services, activities and programs utilizing Interfaith Staff, Volunteers and community resources.
  • Oversee presentation and implementation of a comprehensive employment training curriculum that will provide clients with the knowledge and skills needed to obtain self-sufficiency.
  • Promote a daily “culture of work” within the job lab by providing resources and motivational activities to broaden resident’s vision of the workplace
  • Conduct program orientations and career interest, clothing, and educational assessments for all clients.
  • Builds effective relationships with industry constituents and other partners to identify employment opportunities.
  • Creates and develops new strategies to support clients.
  • Partner with Interfaith Success Coaches and Mentors to ensure employment and education plans are in line with client’s goals.
  • Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with other community agencies and educational institutions that provide career related services
  • Participate in community events, outreach efforts and job fairs as needed
  • Submit monthly agency reports on program data for internal and external tracking purposes
  • Ability to work some evenings, and an occasional Saturday.
Position Requirements:
  • Minimum of two years’ previous work experience with underemployed and chronically unemployed population in an educational or social service setting.
  • Bachelor’s Degree required in social services or education, or related field; Master’s Degree in counseling or education related field, a plus.
  • Bilingual Preferred
  • Strong operational and Coaching experience
  • High degree of comfort in fast-paced outcome driven environment
  • High energy and enthusiasm
  • Must be flexible with work schedule and able to work evenings twice per week and an occasional Saturday.