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Job Developer - (Pathways to Home)

Adult Services | Los Angeles, CA | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

Volunteers of America of Greater Los Angeles is a large, national not-for-profit organization founded in 1896.  We provide a variety of social services to Los Angeles area communities such as Head Start programs, Upward Bound college prep programs, veterans’ services, homeless shelters, low-income housing program as well as drug and alcohol rehabilitation.  Learn more at www.voala.org.

Responsibilities:

The Job Developers responsibilities are summarized as:

  • Develop and maintain working relationships with local employers, creating long-term permanent placement opportunities for program participants
  • Administer job-readiness assessments to population including work-readiness, educational background, skills and identification of challenges and barriers to employment
  • Write complete and detailed individualized employment plans outlining activities and community referrals, with concise and clear tractable goals 
  • Meet regularly with program participants, aiding their job search by scheduling interviews, referring job leads and community services to ensure participant success
  • Monitor and track job placement activities on a regular basis to ensure accurate and timely reporting of progress to probation and program participant

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Skills in sourcing, cold calling, and competitor direct sourcing techniques
  • 1 to 3 years experience working with population with barriers to employment
  • Knowledge of local employment market
  • Proficiency with Microsoft office
  • Valid California Drivers license, insurance and reliable transportation

Additional Requirements:     

  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred
  • Must be over the age of 18
Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law