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Workforce Development - Homeless Outreach Liaison

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Openings

1 currently recruiting

Service Dates

June 3, 2019 - December 31, 2019

Application Window

April 1, 2019 - June 7, 2019

Location

  • Biddeford, ME

Contact Information

Shirley Bowen
(207) 283-1783
rev.shirley@seedsofhope4me.org

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Description

This position will be one of the front-line faces of our organization, greeting our neighbors as they enter the Career Resource Center seeking assistance; providing basic job search support, such as resume writing, on-line job searches and applications, interview preparation and transition to work coaching; assist in recruiting and training Career Center Volunteers; co-leading Work Ready classes for those interested in professional positions; and liaisoning with the homeless in our community, bringing critical information back to the Homeless Initiatives Task Force.

Come join your excitement and energy with the Seeds of Hope team and help us make a difference in the lives of those we serve.

This position will be one of the front-line faces of our organization, greeting our neighbors as they enter the Career Resource Center seeking assistance; providing basic job search support, such as resume writing, on-line job searches and applications, interview preparation and transition to work coaching; assist in recruiting and training Career Center Volunteers; co-leading Work Ready classes for those interested in professional positions; and liaisoning with the homeless in our community, bringing critical information back to the Homeless Initiatives Task Force.

Come join your excitement and energy with the Seeds of Hope team and help us make a difference in the lives of those we serve.
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Living Allowance

$1130 - $2000 monthly

Benefits

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

Additional Benefits

Training and resume building which will help AmeriCorps members after their service year(s) in seeking meaningful employment.

Education Benefits

College Degree, GED/High School Diploma, Credential or Certification

Education Requirements

College Graduate

Desired Certifications or Qualifications

- Have a positive, welcoming, and non-judgmental presence with a diversity of types of people.
- Be patient and kind.
- Have a Bachelor’ degree, or experience which demonstrates the ability to do research and formulate theory and practice recommendations based on that research.
- Have strong writing skills.
- Have experience in mentoring, coaching, and/or supervision of peers (for example a Resident Assistant on a college campus or Camp Counselor).
- Have basic computer and on-line experience, especially with Microsoft Office Suite and social media platforms.
- Have an openness to learning new skills and trying new work.
- Be a critical thinker.
- Work well both as a team member and independently.
- Be committed to community engagement outside service year experience.
- Have presentation skills.
- Be committed to professionalism and appropriate boundaries with those we serve.

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

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

Age Requirement

18 - 99

Service Details

Focus Areas

Economic Security, Health & Nutrition, Homelessness & Housing

Weekly Hours

35

Location Type

Suburban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Team Placement

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Homeless Shelter, Soup Kitchen, or Food Bank

Activity Types

Office Activities

Contact Information

Shirley Bowen
(207) 283-1783
rev.shirley@seedsofhope4me.org

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