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Outreach and Admissions Counselor -Location Portland, Maine

Company: Penobscot Job Corps Center
Location: Portland
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

The Outreach and Admissions Counselor conducts outreach activities with community partners to create referral partnerships that refer eligible applicants for enrollment in the Job Corps Program. Plans, manages and coordinates community relations activities.Understands, supports, and practices the Core Values in all aspects of job performance and interactions with staff and trainees.Establishes and develops meaningful relationships with members of the local community to keep them well informed about Job Corps training opportunities for qualified youth.Regularly makes presentations about Job Corps and eligibility requirements to community partners, schools, youth groups, etc.Develops MOUs with community partners to establish meaningful and productive referral partnerships to ensure a consistent flow of eligible applicants to Outreach and Admissions Counselors.Tracks and analyzes on an on-going basis the effectiveness and efficiency of outreach programs.Formulates plans, reports on linkages between the outreach and admissions contract and Department of Labor and various community agencies.Monitors social media and reviews and approves positive stories for posting.Develops public awareness materials such as newsletters, brochures, posters, etc. Develops marketing materials to reach targeted groups (i.e. young woman, underserved populations, etc.) to engage and encourage enrollment.Ensures the full utilization and distribution of Job Corps developed marketing materialsMay participate on community service boards and local workforce and training associations, etc.Provides referrals to support center Industry and Community Relations Councils.Attends in-service training sessions.Provides in-service training for departmental staff as required.Minimum: Associate's Degree in human services, psychology, counseling, education, social science, communications, or closely related field, and two years related experience. Experience in outreach and admissions in a youth program.Preferred: Bachelor's Degree in human services, psychology, counseling education, social science, communications, or closely related field and marketing experience.General Information: In order to perform the essential job functions of this position, candidate must have regular attendance and ability to interact effectively with the public.Knowledge Required: Ability to proficiently operate a personal computer. Knowledge of Microsoft software applications. Good organizational skills. Working knowledge of office procedures. Excellent communication skills; both oral and written. Aptitude for mathematical computation. Ability to proofread, correct punctuation, grammatical and spelling errors. Sound business telephone techniques. Ability to travel to various locations, meetings, and sites.All post offer candidates must complete and pass a background check and drug screen.CSD is a leader in workforce development operating Job Corps centers throughout the U.S. since 1964 and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action / Female / Minority / Disabled / Veteran Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, child-birth, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, disability, family care status, veteran status, marital status, military status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. CSD makes reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities to apply for employment.Job Type: Full-timePay: $49,000.00 - $50,000.00 per yearBenefits: 401(k) Dental insurance Health insurance Paid time off Vision insuranceSchedule: 8 hour shift Monday to Friday Weekend availabilityCOVID-19 considerations:Comply with CDC and Job Corps requirementsWork Location: One location

Keywords: Penobscot Job Corps Center, Portland , Outreach and Admissions Counselor -Location Portland, Maine, Other , Portland, Maine

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