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Job Readiness/ Attitudinal Trainer

STRIVE Boston Employment Service

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Program Description:

STRIVE’s mission is to help chronically unemployed men and women realize their potential to find and keep jobs that promise sustainable livelihoods and personal growth. We accomplish this by changing attitudes, building skills, working with employers and creating powerful partnerships. STRIVE is a unique workforce development service that has been transforming lives for many years.

Job Description:

  • Using STRIVE national and local curricula, the Job Readiness/Attitudinal Trainer will be responsible for preparing clients for entry into the workforce by leading and facilitating professional development and attitudinal workshops in the areas of job readiness, job retention, overall professional development, while employing STRIVE’s philosophy of attitudinal adjustment
  • Introduce participants to Microsoft Office applications to assist with the preparation and completion of resumes, cover letters and thank you letters to potential employers
  • Seek out and identify presenters to the workshops to enhance participants’ professional growth and developmental experience
  • Work with and assist participants to secure appropriate work documentation
  • Assist with organizational recruitment efforts including intake interviews

Requirements:

  • Associate Degree in Human Services or related field; Bachelor Degree is preferred
  • Two years prior experience in counseling, training or teaching strongly desired
  • Must have knowledge of community resources and social service agencies
  • Ability to communicate accurately and clearly both orally and in writing; pleasant telephone manner; customer service oriented with a positive approach to work
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with close attention to details
  • Expierience working in and serving disadvantaged persons and communities a plus
  • Strong organizational and computer literacy skills with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • A demonstrated commitment to a high-level of professionalism with regard to both personal appearance and interpersonal skills
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record a must

Candidates should send resume and cover letter to:

Kathy Traylor, Office Manager
STRIVE/Boston
ktraylor@bostonstrive.org

JRI is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to building and maintaining a diverse community. Persons from diverse backgrounds including women, communities of color, the LGBTQ community and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.