Career Readiness Counselor in Centennial, CO

April 24, 2018|Posted in: Employment

Interested in helping Guard Members and their Families find meaningful employment? The Career Readiness Counselor position might be right for you!

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  • Provide one-on-one assistance to Service Members and their families including resume review, interview skills, job search assistance and personal contact with local employer
  • Provide encouragement, career mentoring and job counseling
  • Provide briefings and support at RSP drills to include Financial Literacy training, 12 month budget/spend plan, CSFL Overview
  • Provide and capture data on CRS requirements to include Individual Assessment, Self Assessment, Annual Review, Form 2958 review, IDP overview, MOS Crosswalk and Gap analysis, resume guidance and job interview guidance
  • Conduct program briefings at local armories and Yellow Ribbon events (as needed)
  • Schedule workshops based on needs and interests of participants and schedule classes based on availability of classrooms, equipment, and instructor
  • Design, plan, organize and offer specific training programs or workshops to help participants maintain or improve job skills at local armories
  • Update database with case notes, updated resumes and participant information.
  • Provide frequent and current job announcement emails
  • Monitor and review Soldier last contact dates to make sure all Soldiers are contacted in a timely manner (once in a 30 day time span)
  • Refer Soldiers to appropriate military family readiness support representatives if warranted and coordinate support services from other agencies
  • Maintain a comprehensive resource database and contact list
  • Maintain appropriate and positive relationship with National Guard Military leadership at parent and RSP sites
  • Attend job fairs, special networking events and local chamber of commerce meetings to help build community awareness and support of CSFL
  • Develop relationships with local employers to provide job opportunities for CSFL participants and promote incentives and services available to employers and disseminate information detailing benefits
  • Facilitate a hiring/training/workshop event once a month in an armory in your vicinity
  • Coordinate job applications and interviews for CSFL participants with local employers
  • Provide documentation of program success through articles, emails, pictures and participant and employer interviews
  • Follow up with participants once they are employed to ensure that employment data is captured and ask that surveys be completed. (send them a link and request they complete it)
  • Weekly reports due by noon Monday the following week