EMPLOYMENT SPECIALIST - CHARLOTTE, NC

4015 Stuart Andrew Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28217, USA ● Charlotte, NC 4015 STUART ANDREW BLVD, STE 120 28217, 4015 STUART ANDREW BLVD, Charlotte, North Carolina, United States of America Req #5927
Monday, August 1, 2022

The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith based organization, has a job opening for an Employment Specialist for our Center of Hope Women’s & Childrens Shelter, located in Charlotte, NC.

 

Job Summary

Secures employment opportunities in the community for clients; assesses clients for job readiness and abilities; follows-up with clients to determine progress in obtaining and maintaining employment; monitors job placement to ensure compliance with policy requirements

 

Knowledge and Skills

Knowledge of employment practices and job recruitment.

Understanding of labor market information, demand occupations and watch for trends in employment.

Excellent people skills and ability to build relationships.

Basic knowledge and understanding of issues that affect people with barriers and disabilities.

Strong process orientation.

Ability to deal with complex problems involving multiple facets and variables in non-standardized situations.

Ability to work effectively with a diverse group of participants, staff and community.

Ability to identify client job skills and match them with job requirements.

Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with community employers.

Ability to prepare and maintain accurate client reports, records, and statistics.

Ability to maintain up-to-date computer database records.

Ability to meet attendance requirements.

Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language effectively.

Ability to operate a computer and telephone effectively.

 

Education and Experience

Associate's degree from an accredited college or university in Social Services, Human Resources or related field; Bachelor’s degree preferred AND Two years experience performing employment training or recruitment, OR any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities
 

Licenses and Certifications

Valid State Driver's License (Must meet MVR requirements)

Licensed Social Worker preferred

 

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

Duties are usually performed seated.  Sitting may be relieved by brief or occasional periods of standing or walking.

Limited amount of physical effort require associated with walking, standing, lifting, and carrying light objects (less than 25lbs.) 5-10% of work time.

Work is usually performed in a normal office environment where there are little or no physical discomforts associated with changes in weather or discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt, and the like, except for driving conditions.

 

Additional Information

All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.

 

To apply, please select the “Apply Now” icon at the bottom of this posting.

 

Application Submittal Period:  Aug. 1-14, 2022
 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Other details

  • Job Family NSC-EXEMPT
  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • 4015 Stuart Andrew Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28217, USA
  • Charlotte, NC 4015 STUART ANDREW BLVD, STE 120 28217, 4015 STUART ANDREW BLVD, Charlotte, North Carolina, United States of America