Volunteers of America Chesapeake and Carolina's (V
Employment Placement Specialist (Security)
The Employment Placement Specialist is responsible for assisting residents' with employment needs. The position functions as a job service liaison for the program, networking with local business leaders, establishing commitments to employ residents, facilitating placements, and providing follow-up. This position will also provide vocational training assistance, individual and group counseling, and post release follow-up relative to employment with the community.
Successful candidates must possess a Bachelor's Degree in a related field and have two years of experience related to job development and placement assistance. Experience with corrections is preferred. Applicants may substitute an Associate's Degree in a related field and three years experience.
Most importantly, the successful candidate must be able to develop effective working relationships with the offender population, other service agencies, and the general public. Must also be able to provide effective training, prepare written reports, and maintain client documentation.
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Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.