Youth Employee Navigator : $39,000 full-time/non-exempt

Youth Employee Navigator : $39,000 full-time/non-exempt

Title:  Youth Employee Navigator FLSA Status:  non-exemptEmployment Status: Full-time
Reports To:  Director of ProgramsDepartment:  Youth Career OptionsLast Evaluated: 6/2/2022
Location:  Main OfficeSupervisory Responsibilities:  None
Youth Employment Navigators are responsible for working with juvenile justice involved 16-17 year old on implementation of individual career development plans to promote a path towards job readiness.  

Specific position duties and responsibilities:
Networks, develops and maintains new relationships with local area businesses/employers and educational resources that will offer apprenticeship, internship and/or employment opportunities to youth in the program
Coordinates employment-related opportunities for youth, to include, but not limited to, providing job search assistance and interview support
Works with the Career Success Coach in supporting  youth in implementing their Individualized Career Development Plans, evaluating progress towards goals and problem solving around barriers
Supports the Career Success Coach in the delivery of career focused mentoring sessions that supports the development of soft skills relevant to attainment of employment
Provides support in conducting program intakes and discharges
Develops and maintains effective working relationships with stakeholders from the systems that impact program youth
Complies with all record management requirements
Keeps accurate documentation of all program interventions
Enters/tracks program data and provides support to the Director in data management efforts

General agency duties and responsibilities:
Completes all required trainings
Participates in agency outreach and fundraising events
Demonstrates a willingness to assist in other agency programs as needed
Acts as a custodian and demonstrates responsible and ethical use of agency property and facilities
Displays sensitivity to the service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics
Strives to embody the agency’s Code of Ethics while working towards the agency’s Mission
Learns and demonstrates Agency-wide Competencies including the areas of consumer and community relationships, continuous individual and agency-wide improvement, vision and purpose, respect and teamwork and positive leadership
Learns, develops, and models Positive Youth Development core competencies resulting in capacity to contribute to the mission of Haven House Services and be a resource to our youth and families, other partner organizations, and our community
Other duties as assigned
Minimum qualifications: ·        
Bachelor’s degree in a human service field from an accredited institution
Preferred two years of related experience and/or training with target population   
Knowledge, skills and abilities: ·         Knowledge of the NC Juvenile Court System and local community resources
·         Experience with client documentation and file management
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Other requirements: Valid North Carolina Driver’s License and satisfactory driving record. Personal vehicle for use in conducting home visits and/or transporting clients in the event agency vehicles aren’t available. Proof of current/valid car insurance. Acceptable background report. Negative drug screen results
Work environment: Evening and weekend hours required as neededCulture of care and wellness in the office Potential exposure to bloodborne and/or airborne pathogens

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