Career Opportunities

The Resource Network, Inc. (TRN) has the following type of employment opportunities available periodically:

Teacher, provides assessment and evaluation of the participant’s basic academic skills (reading & math), and when appropriate develops, designs, and implements a basic academic skills remediation curriculum, integrating their Individual Service Strategy (ISS) career recommendations. Administers tests such as the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE), Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment System (CASAS), Differential Aptitude Test (DAT), and APTICOM to evaluate the grade level, strengths, abilities, interests, talents, limitations, and barriers of participants. Designs and presents exciting and informative participant centered training sessions. Provides instruction in rudimentary computer skills. Maintains detailed records on participant attendance, participation, academic progress, and special needs. Works cooperatively with case managers, job developers, instructors, and trainers to assist the participant in becoming financially independent members of society. Provides either individual or group instruction in basic reading and math remediation. Administers pre- and post tests to determine the progress of participants enrolled in the class. Uses a variety of teaching methods including audio/visual aids, handouts, other materials, and lectures to deliver effective classroom instruction and to promote participation. Teachers must possess strong written and verbal communication skills. High level of interpersonal skills for interacting with participants, educational personnel, and potential employers. Experience with teaching in a multiple task classroom. Experience with federal, state, and local government programs and officials. PC software application experience in computer aided instruction, word processing, spreadsheets, database, and presentation/graphics programs.

Recruiter, plans and directs activities for outreach and recruitment of employers and participants for program services. Provides group or individual orientations and certifications. Builds and maintains working relationships with area employers, schools, and community organizations to understand their needs and their job requirements. Participates as a member of the team; working cooperatively with case managers, teachers and trainers to assist participants in obtaining gainful employment. Develops marketing strategies based on the company’s established policies and procedures and the nature of the market. Explains certification and orientation requirements to participants, and provides overview of company services and benefits. May provide off-site Intake services as part of a unit team in educational institutions, human services facilities, and/or other agencies. Represents the company before neighborhood groups to establish communication and rapport between persons in the community and the company, to facilitate outreach and recruitment, to publicize company services available, and to assist in resolving problems facing employers and participants. Follows up with contacts and submits reports of activities; maintains files and records of activities to provide access and retrieval of data. High level of interpersonal skills; ability to work with diversified groups of people and all levels of staff. Strong oral and written communication skills. Past experience working with state and federally funded programs. Maintains a current knowledge of all federal, state, and local government rules and regulations. Computer experience using various software applications: word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and the Internet.

Mentor/Job Coach, provides one-on-one support to participants in all areas of their environment: family, school and community. Assists participants in developing goals and objectives to help them achieve their potential. Collaborates with case managers, counselors, and community resources to assist participants in meeting their needs, expanding their talents, abilities, and interests, and setting and reaching their goals of employment. A team player with the ability to communicate and work effectively with employers, adults and youth, families, community resources and staff. Excellent verbal and written skills. Experience with federal, state and local rules and regulations. PC skills include Windows based data entry and word processing. Experience in exploring and presenting information and resources. Excellent follow-up skills with employers and participants.

Trainer, will provide assessment and evaluation of participant’s strengths, abilities, interests, talents, limitations, and barriers, integrating their Individual Service Strategy (ISS) career recommendations. Develops, designs, and presents exciting and informative customer centered workshops and training sessions. Prepares participant for life on the job and gives the participant the necessary tools to conduct a successful job search and retain employment. Motivates participant to continue in their job quest despite continual rejections and/or setbacks. Participates as a team member working cooperatively with case mangers, job developers, counselors, teachers, outside agencies, etc. to assist participants in securing unsubsidized gainful employment. Trainers must possess strong written and verbal communication skills with a high level of interpersonal skills for working with customers, community organizations, other agencies, and potential employers. Experienced in presenting quality employment and training workshops. Knowledge of federal, state, and local rules and regulations. Experience using several computer software applications including: MS Word, WordPerfect, Excel, PowerPoint, Job Matching, Resume Writing, MOIS, and the Internet for job search activities.

Tutor, Tutors will tutor participants in academic subjects, such as Literature and the Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, and Writing Skills. This may be accomplished in a group setting and/or one on one and will include adapting curriculum to meet the participant’s needs. Will provide assistance to the teacher in preparing individualize plans for tutoring participants. Tutor’s will evaluate and monitor the student’s progress. Will also maintain detailed records on participant’s participation, special needs, and academic progress. Adapts curriculum to meet the participant’s needs. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures of teaching basic literacy skills and GED preparation. Relies on experience and judgment to reach company and participant’s goals for successful completion of the programs. Works under general supervision. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Should possess a high level of interpersonal skills for interacting with participants and educational personnel. Experience in various academic subjects. Experience with federal, state, and local government programs and officials. PC software application experience in computer aided instruction, word processing, spreadsheets, database, and presentation/graphics programs.

Job Developer, Participant and Employer Outreach and Recruitment; contacting employers to secure job opportunities for all participants. Maintains records and job order book for participants to access while seeking work. Builds and maintains working relationships with area employers toward understanding their needs and their job requirements. Presents Job Readiness/Job Club Training workshops encompassing interviewing techniques, cold calling, networking, resume completion, dressing for success, work ethics, etc. Knowledge of state and federal funded programs rules and regulations. Participates as a member of the team; working cooperatively with case managers, teachers and trainers to assist participants in obtaining gainful employment.

Job Placement Specialist, Builds working relationships with area employers; contacting them either by phone or in person to locate job openings for all participants. Maintains detailed records and continuously updates job file for participants to access while seeking work. Matches job applicants / participants to employers according to their skills, abilities, and interests and the needs of the employer. Participates as a member of the team; working cooperatively with case managers, job developers, and job club instructors to assist in placing participants into unsubsidized employment. Assesses and counsels participants regarding employment opportunities. Presents Employment and Training Workshops. Knowledge of state and federal funded programs rules and regulations as they pertain to any particular grant program.

Case Manager, Participant outreach and recruitment. Provides general and individual orientation to program participants including assessment and support of all participants. Collects, organizes, and analyzes information for participants. Assists participants in developing goals and objectives to help them achieve independence. Collaborates with Job Developers and Trainers to assist participants in finding unsubsidized employment. Knowledge of all WIA/WF/FAE&T and other grant program rules and regulations. Ability to work effectively with other organizations and government agencies. Experienced in administering assessment instruments, and giving group presentations or workshops. Excellent follow-up skills.

Program Assistant, Performs case management activities such as resume development, helping participants enter their resume/application on the Internet, tracking participant attendance, data entry, developing reports, written information to participants, making phone calls to participants regarding program. Assists with retention. Assists participants with faxing of resumes, letters, etc. May assist with orientations when needed Provides clerical duties and program support to all staff. Maintains all program activity sign-in sheets in binders. Makes a copy of sign-in sheets and files copies in the appropriate participant file. Maintains resource information for program participants and replenishes materials on a regular basis. Maintains lobby area and phone bank, assuring these areas are kept clean and safe.

Clerical, Provides telephone support and performs other clerical tasks. This position also provides program support to all staff which may include filing, data entry, correspondence, etc. May assist in providing general orientation to program participants which includes intake; completing enrollment paperwork and collecting required back-up documents to be copied and placed in the participant file. Maintains all mailing lists of participants and employers and is responsible for the preparation and processing of specific mailings. Assists program participants with photocopying, faxing of resumes, letters, etc. Experienced in office machines; copier, facsimile, 10-key adding machine, postage meter, multi-line phone systems, etc. Experience in data input. Good spelling and vocabulary skills.

**Please check web site for availability of job openings periodically.

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