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Work Options for Women Program Assistant

Not Actively Recruiting

Service Dates

August 19, 2019 - July 19, 2020

Application Window

January 18, 2019 - April 23, 2019

Location

  • Denver, CO

Contact Information

Alex Pochna
(303) 837-1173
coloradoesc@gmail.com

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Colorado Episcopal Service Corps

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Description

Mission:
Work Options for Women helps people overcome barriers to sustainable employment by building confidence while providing resources and culinary job training.

About WOW:
Since 1997, Work Options for Women has helped train and employ over 3,000 individuals in Denver. Work Options for Women not only prepares people to obtain entry-level employment, we work to ensure that our graduates have the culinary skills, job-readiness skills, life skills and ongoing support that they will need to retain employment and pursue a permanent career in the culinary sector.

Beginning in early 2018, we will be adding a Mobile Culinary Classroom to instruct students on an accelerated timeline who are coming out of incarceration and currently living in halfway houses around the metro area.

Position Summary:
The ESC Program Assistant will support WOW's mission and program goals by working directly with clients to assist with skill building and employability, and providing administrative support.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:
-Teach ServSafe classes
-Teach employable classes
-Provide employment assistance to clients including resume/cover letter building, online application completion and interview preparation.
-Prepare paperwork and supplies for clents
-Assist with program outreach through presentations and tabling
-Complete various administrative tasks
-Provide accountability to students as they work to stay in compliance with program requirements
-Other tasks as assigned

Preferred Qualifications:
Education: Bachelor's degree
Experience: Experience working with/desire to work with low income individuals. Excellent communication skills;strong organizational skills.


Corps members serve up to 35 hours in partner agencies. Up to 8 hours a week is spent in personal and professional development as a team.

Mission:
Work Options for Women helps people overcome barriers to sustainable employment by building confidence while providing resources and culinary job training.

About WOW:
Since 1997, Work Options for Women has helped train and employ over 3,000 individuals in Denver. Work Options for Women not only prepares people to obtain entry-level employment, we work to ensure that our graduates have the culinary skills, job-readiness skills, life skills and ongoing support that they will need to retain employment and pursue a permanent career in the culinary sector.

Beginning in early 2018, we will be adding a Mobile Culinary Classroom to instruct students on an accelerated timeline who are coming out of incarceration and currently living in halfway houses around the metro area.

Position Summary:
The ESC Program Assistant will support WOW's mission and program goals by working directly with clients to assist with skill building and employability, and providing administrative support.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:
-Teach ServSafe classes
-Teach employable classes
-Provide employment assistance to clients including resume/cover letter building, online application completion and interview preparation.
-Prepare paperwork and supplies for clents
-Assist with program outreach through presentations and tabling
-Complete various administrative tasks
-Provide accountability to students as they work to stay in compliance with program requirements
-Other tasks as assigned

Preferred Qualifications:
Education: Bachelor's degree
Experience: Experience working with/desire to work with low income individuals. Excellent communication skills;strong organizational skills.


Corps members serve up to 35 hours in partner agencies. Up to 8 hours a week is spent in personal and professional development as a team.
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Living Allowance

$200 - $200 monthly

Benefits

Health coverage, Housing, Living allowance, Stipend, Training

Additional Benefits

We do not defer student loans but many of our participates have applied and been approved for student loan forbearance.

Education Requirements

College Graduate

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Education & Youth, Health & Nutrition

Weekly Hours

35

Location Type

Urban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual Placement

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Community Development Organization, Disability Services Organization, Homeless Shelter, Soup Kitchen, or Food Bank, Museum or Nature Center, School-based Nonprofit, Volunteer Placement Organization

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities

Contact Information

Alex Pochna
(303) 837-1173
coloradoesc@gmail.com

Hosted By

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Colorado Episcopal Service Corps

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