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Employment Services Team Member at Interfaith Outreach and Community Partners

Not Actively Recruiting

Service Dates

August 31, 2019 - August 31, 2020

Application Window

July 22, 2019 - September 2, 2019

Location

  • Minnesota, US

Contact Information

Joel Krogstad
(651) 298-8918
krogstad@spnn.org

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Description

The CTEP member will be part of the organization’s Employment Services team. Employment Services provides comprehensive and customized services to support clients to get and keep living wage jobs. Program components include assessment, individual coaching, training and skills development, work readiness classes and retention support.

The CTEP AmeriCorps member will focus on client training and computer skills development. The member will create resources and deliver services that will increase skills, job readiness and employability of adult clients. The student profile will include: low income, primarily minorities and new immigrants, unemployed and underemployed with low levels of computer literacy.

Responsibilities include:

Providing crucial computer skills development to lab visitors in individualized one-on-one and group instruction
Assisting clients with resumes and cover letters in Microsoft Word, and teaching the skills to apply to jobs successfully online
Train, coach, and support our roster of professional and engaged volunteers as they prepare to teach and tutor clients on job search and digital literacy topics. Past offerings have included keyboarding, basic computer instruction, Microsoft Office Suite, Cloud Storage, and more
Administer client skills assessments such as the Northstar Digital Literacy Assessment
Maintain current information on community technology and digital literacy resources
Keep current with community and employer technology needs: use this feedback to collaborate with volunteers and employment services staff on expanding and strengthening computer class curricula

The CTEP member will be part of the organization’s Employment Services team. Employment Services provides comprehensive and customized services to support clients to get and keep living wage jobs. Program components include assessment, individual coaching, training and skills development, work readiness classes and retention support.

The CTEP AmeriCorps member will focus on client training and computer skills development. The member will create resources and deliver services that will increase skills, job readiness and employability of adult clients. The student profile will include: low income, primarily minorities and new immigrants, unemployed and underemployed with low levels of computer literacy.

Responsibilities include:

Providing crucial computer skills development to lab visitors in individualized one-on-one and group instruction
Assisting clients with resumes and cover letters in Microsoft Word, and teaching the skills to apply to jobs successfully online
Train, coach, and support our roster of professional and engaged volunteers as they prepare to teach and tutor clients on job search and digital literacy topics. Past offerings have included keyboarding, basic computer instruction, Microsoft Office Suite, Cloud Storage, and more
Administer client skills assessments such as the Northstar Digital Literacy Assessment
Maintain current information on community technology and digital literacy resources
Keep current with community and employer technology needs: use this feedback to collaborate with volunteers and employment services staff on expanding and strengthening computer class curricula
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Living Allowance

$1056 - $1584 monthly

Benefits

Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

Interfaith Outreach & Community Partners will offer a $100/month housing stipend and $50/month transportation stipend for CTEP members.

Education Benefits

GED/High School Diploma

Education Requirements

Less than High School Completed

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Permits attendance at school during off hours
Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Arts & Culture, Community & Nonprofit Development, Economic Security, Education & Youth

Weekly Hours

35

Location Type

Suburban, Urban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual Placement

Service Setting

Arts Organization, Community-based Nonprofit, Library, Local Government Agency, Museum or Nature Center

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Joel Krogstad
(651) 298-8918
krogstad@spnn.org

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CTEP AmeriCorps Member

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