Career Advisor

Phoenix, AZ, USA Req #961
Friday, September 23, 2022

Since 1971, A New Leaf has faithfully worked in service to our mission of “Helping Families…Changing Lives,” making a positive impact in the lives of more than 24,000 people each year in the Phoenix Metropolitan area.  Services focus on HEALTH, HOUSING, AND COMMUNITY SERVICES, offering a continuum of support to move households from crisis to long-term health and stability.
A New Leaf continues to grow to respond to needs in our community by developing comprehensive, relevant and effective services for vulnerable and underserved families, children, and adults.


A New Leaf’s Workforce Services programs help all job seekers re-enter the job market. Job seekers secure employment, create a plan for more stable employment, and move up in the workplace. Workforce Services provides one-on-one support, expertise, and guidance they require to take the next step.

Pay: $18.50

Schedule: Monday – Thursday 9 hours, Friday – half day

Location: Phoenix, AZ

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Interview individuals to determine service options and barriers to obtaining employment.       
  • Conduct employment readiness assessments to determine interests, education, and experience to assist with the creation of an individual employment plan (IEP).   
  • Conduct financial wellness assessments to identify plan for economic stability.
  • Provide case management services and document participant communication and activities in participant file and database, meeting all required deadlines.                                        
  • Meet regularly with participants as needed (minimum amounts vary by location and program) to assess progress and ensure the participant is actively engaged in both the employment plan and the financial wellness plan.                                    
  • Provide job leads to participants as needed and ensure they are prepared by providing education on job search techniques, hiring processes, and current labor market information.  
  • Develop and maintain employer relationships, ensuring information is documented in any required databases.   
  • Assist participants with accessing community resources through referrals when appropriate; including, providing support services such as bus passes when eligible or directing to their assigned case manager when housed within A New Leaf.                                
  • Assist participants with developing resumes, cover letters, and completing applications, including, technology driven job search tools and platforms.             
  • Provide on-going coaching to participants on workshops, training, education, and employment activities.           
  • Conduct mock interviews for participants requiring interview practice and provide constructive feedback.

Education and Experience: 

  • High School or GED Required. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Psychology, Social Work, Business Administration, or a related field, preferred. 
  • Relevant experience may substitute for education on a year for year basis. 
  • One (1) year experience in employment and training programs, case management and/or career development activities or social service programs relative to special populations.  

Requirements: 

  • Valid Driver’s License with reliable transportation 
  • Current Auto Liability Insurance 
  • 39 Month Motor Vehicle Record 
  • Must Be at Least 21 Years of Age 

Benefits:       

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401K
  • Paid vacation time
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid holidays
  • Gym Reimbursement
  • Education Reimbursement
  • Career advancement opportunities

We appreciate your interest in our organization. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, religion, color, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.
 

A New Leaf is an at-will employer. Any offer of employment with A New Leaf is contingent upon a successful consumer report to include verification of employment, education, criminal background search and driving records.
 

A New Leaf is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and participates in the E-Verify program. A New Leaf participates in el program de E-Verify. Equal Opportunity Employer.
 

BENEFITS PACKAGE: All of our employees enjoy the following benefits: direct deposit, competitive pay, accrued sick time, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), annual team member appreciation event, informal, yet professional team environment.

For full time employees, we also provide the following included in the total compensation plan: Health/Dental/Vision Coverage, Accrued Sick and Vacation Time, Paid Holidays, Life Insurance, AD&D, Short Term Disability, 401(K), Tuition Reimbursement, and a Wellness Program which has received a Silver Level of excellence in worksite wellness by providing employees with Annual Biometrics, Gym Reimbursements, Wellness Initiatives, Workers Compensation improvements, and much more!

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Phoenix, AZ, USA