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Career Coordinator

Company: AMIkids
Location: fort myers
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

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 their community.

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 including:

* 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 more.

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 organization.

Our Core Values

Creativity | Honesty | Enthusiasm | Integrity | Loyalty | Leadership | Diversity | Goal Orientation | Excellence | Dedication | Respect

AMIkids Inc., Equal Employment Opportunity Employer * Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled * Drug-Free Workplace

Keywords: AMIkids, Fort Myers , Career Coordinator, Other , fort myers, Florida

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