AMIkids has served over 140,000 kids and their families since
1969. Being part of the AMIkids team means that you are helping
youth to realize their full potential and become a valuable part of
AMIkids Southwest Florida is seeking a Career Coordinator to
join the team.
The Career Coordinator role will develop and maintain vocational
opportunities for AMIkids youth/participants based upon individual
strengths specific to the vocational program and is a vital link
between youth and the community.
Essential Job Duties
* Responsible for recruiting individuals (e.g. youth,
participants, employers and community) to participate in the
AMIkids Workforce Development Program and provide employment
opportunities, * Partner with Job Recruiter to identify appropriate
employment opportunities for each youth, * Follow up with
youth's/participants transition to jobs and post-secondary
educational programs or vocation and resolve barriers youth may
experience, * Facilitate the development of individual participant
plans that address specific vocational and/or educational goals
based upon participants' strengths; develop Individual Service
Plans (ISP) for each participant, * Maintain all participant files
during active and follow up services, * Prepare and maintain
attendance records, services, report, case notes and other written
materials for all enrolled participants employment activities, *
Administer interagency agreements for work study and related
programs, * Monitor applicable laws and regulations regarding
employment practices and make prospective employers and applicants
aware of them, * May present workshops and informational meetings,
* Coordinate placement efforts with key individuals and agencies in
the community (to include mentors, guest speakers, etc.), * Develop
and maintain a diverse and appropriate source of vocational and/or
educational opportunities for participants, as well as a
participant job bank, * Assist with job placement, job shadowing
opportunities, and service learning projects, to include providing
transportation, * Act as liaison among staff, community groups, the
public and others and make them aware of the participants
employment services at the Program, * Supervise and oversee
volunteers from agencies (e.g. AmeriCorps) and provide guidance,
direction and feedback, * Responsible for supervision, advising,
counseling and role modeling for all youth, * Attend and maintain
appropriate crisis intervention and physical restraint training and
certification as defined by state and contract requirements, *
Attend and maintain CPR and First Aid certification by nationally
recognized organization, * Assist with special projects and other
duties as assigned.
Minimum Education, Training and Experience
* Associate degree, * Two (2) years relevant experience,
Workforce Development training and job placement preferred, *
Experience with working with at-risk youth a plus, * Intermediate
experience in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and
Outlook), * Must possess and maintain valid driver's license in the
state of employment and have a driving record that meets the
standards of the AMIkids Transportation Policy; may be required to
obtain and maintain a Commercial Driver's License (CDL).
What's in it for you?
As well as gain an opportunity to make an exceptional difference
in kids' lives, AMIkids offers a comprehensive benefits package
* Growth opportunities - we pride ourselves on developing our
leaders from within * Health Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision, &
Prescription Drug plan options; Health Spending Account, Company
paid Life Insurance and AD&D * PTO & Paid Holidays * Wellness
Benefits - EAP, Health Coaching, Stress Management Programs, etc. *
Employer Funded Pension Plan, Voluntary 403(B) Retirement Plan,
Student Loan Forgiveness Program * Pet Insurance, World Travel
Assistance, Car Rental discounts, Gym Membership discounts, and
Who are we?
AMIkids is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping youth
develop into responsible and productive citizens.
Our Mission: AMIkids' mission is to protect public safety and
positively impact as many youth as possible through the efforts of
a diverse and innovative staff. AMIkids works in partnership with
youth agencies, local communities and families.
Our Vision: Separating a troubled past from a bright future.
We have an unwavering commitment to putting kids first.
AMIkids has enjoyed great success in transforming kids because
we take the unconventional approach of putting "Kids First". This
core value permeates throughout all 14 AMIkids values to empower
kids to achieve their potential.
Our Guiding Principles:
Kids First - all decisions by staff and board members are made
on the basis of what is best for the kids
Family - an atmosphere throughout AMIkids where kids are treated
as our own family members. For a family atmosphere to thrive,
everyone associated with the organization has to be treated as
family with high expectations, respect and accountability.
Safety - Our programs are operated where student, staff and the
public safety is the responsibility of everyone in the
Our Core Values
Creativity | Honesty | Enthusiasm | Integrity | Loyalty |
Leadership | Diversity | Goal Orientation | Excellence | Dedication
AMIkids Inc., Equal Employment Opportunity Employer *
Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled * Drug-Free