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Community Outreach Specialist - Bilingual Preferred (Onsite/Offsite) Pleasant Grove Center

Dallas, TX, United States

Company Description

As a Community Outreach Specialist you will help job seekers and career changers prepare for and advance in careers with a focus on sustainable, high-growth, high-demand industries. Our committed and well-trained workforce professionals deliver comprehensive workforce solutions at integrated career centers, sector-focused centers and community, and partner sites.

Job Description

The Community Outreach Specialist will provide onsite job matching services, WorkinTexas.com registrations, ResumePro development, one-on-one or small group setting workshops, and even initial intake assessments. Eligibility for TANF and SNAP could be verified to educate recipients on the support services available to obtain and retain employment.

  • Assigned to community based and non-profit organizations to provide workforce services to clients and/or families on-site.
  • Provide on-site skills assessments, screening for program eligibility, and job search assistance.
  • Prioritize assignments and recognizes the need to adjust or adapt within a group setting or deliver one-on-one services.
  • Interact with job seekers to ensure appropriate matches with employers’ needs and job postings.
  • Services provided are keyed into WorkinTexas.com and TWIST within 24 hours.
  • Ensure data entry, documentation, tracking and reporting are completed in a timely manner.
  • Provide on-site job readiness workshops, including but not limited to interviewing skills, resume writing, and job search techniques.
  • Facilitate orientations for workforce center services or for TANF Applicants, when applicable.
  • Travel from site to site and between workforce centers as needed.
  • Coordinate and communicate timely and professionally with community organizations.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Associates Degree from a recognized community college or four-year college or university, and comparable years of related case management and job matching experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated customer service skills.
  • Demonstrate reliability and able to work independently.
  • Familiarity with the communities being served, with knowledge and understanding of local needs and resources.
  • Public speaking experience.
  • Demonstrated computer skills, with experience using word processing and spreadsheet software programs.
  • Ability to develop and maintain professional working relationships with management, coworkers, workers from other programs as well as the public.
  • Must be organized and detailed oriented.

Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Position pays $22.84 per hour Monday - Friday.

Equus Workforce Solutions is a leading provider of workforce development services in North America. With a dedicated and passionate team, Equus puts the industry’s best practices to work by focusing on the development, design, and delivery of demand-driven workforce solutions.

When you join Equus, you can expect extensive learning opportunities and networking programs. But most of all you can expect to make a lasting impact on the lives of others.

At Equus we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. Equus Workforce Solutions is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, age, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry, religion, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, or reprisal or any other characteristic protected under state, federal, or local law.

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Job Profile

Regions

North America

Countries

United States

Benefits/Perks

Extensive learning opportunities Make a lasting impact on others' lives Networking programs

Skills

Bilingual Communication Customer service Data Entry Job Matching Public speaking Workshop Facilitation

Tasks
  • Assess skills and program eligibility
  • Assist with job search techniques
  • Conduct workshops for job seekers
  • Facilitate orientations for workforce services
  • Provide onsite job matching services
Education

Associate's Degree

Restrictions

Onsite/Offsite

Timezones

America/Anchorage America/Chicago America/Denver America/Los_Angeles America/New_York Pacific/Honolulu UTC-10 UTC-5 UTC-6 UTC-7 UTC-8 UTC-9