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One On One Program Associate

Actively Recruiting

Openings

1 currently recruiting

Service Dates

July 29, 2022 - June 2, 2023

Application Window

May 16, 2022 - July 15, 2022

Location

  • Chicago, IL

Contact Information

Unity Ostercamp
(773) 960-6027
uostercamp@amatehouse.org

Hosted By

Position Details

Amate House Fellow

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Description

Spend your gap year with Amate House! Develop your leadership skills, gain professional skills, and start your career in social justice with our fellowship program!

Position
The Program Associate will assist in administering One On One’s Employment Program by providing one-on-one employment coaching and case management services with the goal of helping participants find, prepare for, and retain long-term employment. In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate must be justice-driven, passionate about the workforce development sector, willing to learn from others, and enthusiastic about working directly with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
About One On One
Our mission is to affirm the dignity of individuals and families in underserved communities through meaningful work. Our approach focuses on the individual by pairing job seekers with one on one personal coaches throughout their job search process. In addition to one-on-one coaching, participants complete soft skills training to learn how to de-escalate conflict, communicate clearly and effectively, and to make informed and consistent decisions.
More information about our work can be found at www.oneononechicago.com
Responsibilities
● Meet with Clients for one-on-one sessions focused on employment (writing resumes, completing job applications, preparation for interviews, supporting soft skills learning in communication, conflict resolution, decision making, etc.)
● Work on Site or on location for satellite cohorts
● Complete any and all administration work as it relates to client correspondence
● Answer/return phone calls for new client inquiries
● Assist in data tracking and reporting
● Regularly maintain program and client evaluation to ensure proper outcomes
Qualifications
● Bachelor’s degree with 1-2 years direct service experience preferred
● Proven ability to design and implement creative solutions to complex problems
● Exceptional ability to build relationships with community stakeholders and program participants
● Demonstrated proficiency in cross cultural communication
● Excellent multi-tasking and organizational skills with attention to detail
● Experience in utilizing technology to deliver program results
● Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
● Experience living or working in an under resourced community strongly preferred
● Candidate must be justice driven, willing to learn from others, and passionate about working directly with individuals.

Spend your gap year with Amate House! Develop your leadership skills, gain professional skills, and start your career in social justice with our fellowship program!

Position
The Program Associate will assist in administering One On One’s Employment Program by providing one-on-one employment coaching and case management services with the goal of helping participants find, prepare for, and retain long-term employment. In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate must be justice-driven, passionate about the workforce development sector, willing to learn from others, and enthusiastic about working directly with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
About One On One
Our mission is to affirm the dignity of individuals and families in underserved communities through meaningful work. Our approach focuses on the individual by pairing job seekers with one on one personal coaches throughout their job search process. In addition to one-on-one coaching, participants complete soft skills training to learn how to de-escalate conflict, communicate clearly and effectively, and to make informed and consistent decisions.
More information about our work can be found at www.oneononechicago.com
Responsibilities
● Meet with Clients for one-on-one sessions focused on employment (writing resumes, completing job applications, preparation for interviews, supporting soft skills learning in communication, conflict resolution, decision making, etc.)
● Work on Site or on location for satellite cohorts
● Complete any and all administration work as it relates to client correspondence
● Answer/return phone calls for new client inquiries
● Assist in data tracking and reporting
● Regularly maintain program and client evaluation to ensure proper outcomes
Qualifications
● Bachelor’s degree with 1-2 years direct service experience preferred
● Proven ability to design and implement creative solutions to complex problems
● Exceptional ability to build relationships with community stakeholders and program participants
● Demonstrated proficiency in cross cultural communication
● Excellent multi-tasking and organizational skills with attention to detail
● Experience in utilizing technology to deliver program results
● Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
● Experience living or working in an under resourced community strongly preferred
● Candidate must be justice driven, willing to learn from others, and passionate about working directly with individuals.
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Living Allowance

$150 - $150 monthly

Benefits

Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Housing, Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

Each fellow is provided with opportunity to be matched with a professional mentor, a spiritual companion, and counseling resources. There are three service days and trainings for all fellows each service year as well as mentoring if wanted.

Education Benefits

College Degree

Education Requirements

College Graduate

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Prohibits paid work outside of the sponsoring agency at any time
Subject to criminal background check

Age Requirement

21 - 29

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Economic Security

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Urban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual Placement

Service Setting

Charter School, Community-based Nonprofit, Community Development Organization, Early Childhood Program, Elementary School, Health Clinic/Other Health Organization, High School, Homeless Shelter, Soup Kitchen, or Food Bank, Local Educational Agency, Private School, Religious Organization, School-based Nonprofit, School District, Volunteer Placement Organization

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Unity Ostercamp
(773) 960-6027
uostercamp@amatehouse.org

Hosted By

Position Details

Amate House Fellow

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