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It is our goal to provide and support a work culture that encourages diversity, facilitates understanding of perceptions, and builds a cohesive work environment. We are fully committed to providing opportunities for professional employee growth within the Agency through ongoing recruitment strategies, educational opportunities, skill identification and enhancement, opportunities for promotional advancement, skill utilization regarding program and service development and ongoing evaluation of services and policies. see more
JVS provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify Margaret Chapin, HR Specialist at 617-399-3236 email@example.com, or Lee Ann Bennett, HR Director at 617-399-3121 firstname.lastname@example.org. TTY number is 617-451-1496. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
We appreciate your interest in working for Jewish Vocational Service. Available positions are listed below.
Employment Specialist - Transitions to Work
Jewish Vocational Service seeks a part-time (24.5 hours per week) Employment Specialist in its Transitions to Work Program to provide job readiness training to individuals with disabilities between the ages of 18 to 30 which focus on basic skills needed to obtain employment. Will provide intake, assessment, and pre-employment job readiness skills to program participants. Will provide job coaching and conduct classes and workshops to prepare individuals with disabilities to obtain and maintain employment. The Employment Specialist provides trainings and information to employer partners regarding working effectively with individuals with disabilities.
o Experience working with individuals with disabilities required;
o Job Coaching or teaching experience preferred;
o Experience working with employers preferred;
o Proficient in Microsoft Office required;
o Ability to problem solve required;
o Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team required;
o Experience working with a diverse client base and ability to work in a multi-cultural environment required;
o Valid MA driver's license and reliable vehicle required;
o Knowledge of adult learning strategies preferred.
Education Required: BA/BS in Human Services, Teaching, Business or related experience
Special Work Conditions:
o May be evening and weekend work
Application Procedure: Please send cover letter and resume to: email@example.com. Please indicate in your cover letter the source where this ad appeared.
Employment Specialist/VELT Instructor
Jewish Vocational Service is seeking Employment Specialist for its Secure Jobs Partnership program. Secure Jobs Partnership is a regional collaboration aimed at demonstrating a replicable model for connecting homeless families to career ladder employment and for improving coordination of services among the local housing/homelessness and workforce development systems. The Employment Specialist/ Vocational English Language Training (VELT) Instructor is responsible for assisting a diverse population of limited English job seekers in locating and sustaining employment through a continuum of job development services while meeting placement goals. This person will also develop, modify and teach a variety of short-term VELT Programs.
o Three years of experience in workforce development or related field required;
o Demonstrated experience creating and maintaining professional business relationships relating to employment of others preferred;
o Experience providing case management preferred;
o Knowledge of Boston area resources a plus;
o Experience working with homeless and/or at risk families highly preferred; required;
o Excellent communication and writing skills , strong computer skills required;
o Outstanding interpersonal, customer service and organizational skills required;
o Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment required;
o Ability to work as part of a team required.
EDUCATION REQUIRED: BA/BS in Human Services, Business or related experience.
APPLICATION: Please send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate in your cover letter the resource where you saw this listing. People with disabilities, people of color, Hispanic/Latino/Latina and LGBTQ candidates are encouraged to apply.
WORKPLACE ESOL INSTRUCTORS - Anticipated Openings
o Do you want to work with some of Greater Boston's best employers?
o Are you ready to bring ESOL classes into the business world?
o Do you want to change people's lives?
o If this sounds like a good match for you read on…
Jewish Vocational Service, a workforce development organization seeks experienced ESOL Instructors to develop and deliver customized ESOL courses designed to raise the level of English fluency as it relates to participant's work and professional development. The ESOL Instructor's charge is to assist in assessing the training needs of employers and to provide the education and training programs that will allow employees to improve the language skills within their current position and to grow within their organization. The ESOL Instructor is part of a larger JVS team, all of whom are supporting the education, training, and employment needs of clients and employers.
SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
o Three years teaching experience with adult ESOL required;
o Three years experience teaching adults in a professional/organizational are required;
o BEST Plus, REEP and TABE certification preferred;
o Knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite a must;
o Flexibility to individual learning styles and ability to manage multi-level classrooms to ensure all students have an equal opportunity to learn are required;
o Strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills are required;
o Ability to work independently and as part of a team is required;
o Ability to work effectively with students from diverse cultural, socio-economic, ethnic and educational backgrounds is required;
o Demonstrated and effective presentation and facilitation skills are required;
o Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment is required.
o Bachelor's degree required. Masters in Education or related field preferred.
APPLICATION: If interested and qualified, please forward your cover letter and resume to email@example.com. Please indicate in your cover letter the source where this ad appeared.