Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans).
To read more about this, view the
EEO is the Law
poster and this
EEO is the Law Poster Supplement
Pay Transparency Statement
Start Over with Job Search
Returning Applicant? Login Now
Employment Counselor - Grand Rapids, MN
Employment & Training
Grand Rapids CareerForce
Full Time/Part Time
Internal & External
Provides orientation, assessment, and job search/planning services to program participants towards goal of employment.
Bachelors degree in vocational counseling, social work, or psychology is preferred, or a combination of education and experience. Experience with public assistance, employment programs and job search planning.
Needed Attributes: Positive self-starter with strong organizational and superior communication skills. Issues identification, crisis management, problem solving and
motivational techniques. Comfortable with confrontation.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Maintain participant files and submit reporting forms and data as required
Complete participant assessments
Evaluate data to determine participant eligibility/priority
Develop strategies to meet the educational and employment goals of participants
Provide opportunities for group learning and support activities/projects
Assist participants in development of an employability and/or personal education plan
Assist participants with job search activities, job attitudes, interviewing skills, and resume writing
Determine support service needs of participants
Complete documentation and paperwork accurately and in a timely manner
Record, organize and manage participant and agency data consistent with program guidelines
Develop and maintains a network of employment contacts and resources
Attend meetings, trainings, and conferences related to employment programs
Work across multiple programs, maintaining a caseload of 50-60 participants
Adhere to specific program policies and guidelines
Make referrals to other community agencies
Dual Employment-secondary job duties
FT Employment Counselor position. Primary position located in Grand Rapids and travels the service area as needed. Starting wage is $19.58/hr. Application deadline date: 11/22/19.