Thursday, November 20, 2014

Veterans Employment Specialists

Veterans Employment Specialists
Be a part of Family Endeavors' mission to provide comprehensive, effective
and innovative services that empower people to build better lives for
themselves, their families and their communities through its Supportive
Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Division. SSVF provides supportive
services, such as outreach and case management that will prevent and end
homelessness among at-risk Veterans and their families.
Take the first step and apply now so you can start making a true difference
in the lives of Veterans and their families! *Due to the nature of the
program preferential hiring considerations are given to Veterans and
military family members.
Job Title: Employment Specialist (6 openings)
FT/Non-Exempt Position/Hourly Position with full Benefits Package; Medical
after 60days
Schedule:8hrs daily; (M-F)
Start Date: 12/1/14 or sooner for Dallas/Fort Worth TX; ASAP for North
Carolina, Alabama, Florida & San Antonio
Work Locations: (1) Dallas, (1) Fort Worth (1) Tallahassee, Florida (1)
Birmingham, Alabama (1) Fayetteville, North Carolina (1) San Antonio
Essential Job Responsibilities:
Deliver workshops including resume building, job search, interviewing,
communication, conflict resolution and more to prepare Veterans for
employment and enhance their chances for success once hired.
Identify opportunities in the community for employment, work to assist
Veterans in networking and connecting to various resources in an effort to
secure employment.
Administer various assessments to determine a Veterans level of knowledge,
skills and abilities.
Work with Veteran to identify barriers to employment and resources to
overcome them.
Develop a strength based, client focused plan and execute successful
employment placement.
Research and develop relevant curriculum and materials for workshops.
Incorporate visual, auditory and kinesthetic activities to maximize the
learning experience. Enroll Veterans in training classes and continuing
education classes.
Document weekly notes. Maintain comprehensive client files of all
assessments, workshops and job search efforts. Prepare reports as requested
by Program Manager or Program Director.
Meet regularly with Case Managers to staff their respective cases. Meet
with Program Manager to staff overall case load. Provide on-going program
evaluation and
Conduct outreach and networking activities in the community. Provide
presentations at various community groups within the greater metropolitan
and surrounding area. Promote the success and reputation of the Supportive
Services for Veteran Families program
Essential Job Qualifications:
High School Diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor's Degree preferred
with a major in business, human resources, organizational develop mentor
2+ years' experience in job placement and employment readiness training or
equivalent (2+ years' experience in classroom and 1 on1
training/facilitating; or 1 year experience in curriculum development
preferred. College classes pertaining to this type of experience will also
be considered).
Experience working with homeless, low income, Veterans and their families a
strong plus
Must have own transportation; travel required/driver's license with clean
driving record
Knowledge of adult learning and training methodologies, curriculum
development, job search, internet research and community resources.
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively via oral or written means.
Ability to present a friendly and positive demeanor to Veterans, their
families, staff, supportive services personnel, funders, and the general
public. Ability to make oral presentations.
Ability to remain calm and maintain self-control in the midst of difficult
circumstances and emergencies. Ability to respond in a professional manner
in all situations
Ability to think analytically and evaluate the impact of recommendations.
Ability to set work priorities and to evaluate and create solutions to work
related problems Strong math, organization and communications skills
Proficient knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook; PowerPoint, Huddle, Cloud and
Client Track a plus
Ability to work in a remote office, self motivating and sufficient
Ability to work in a fast paced/team environment
If interested and you meet the above requirements:
Download application from our website
then email to
or Fax to HR at (210) 431-6472
Submit resume with application.