Case Management/Social Services, Education/Teaching/Training, Employment-Related Services
4 Year Degree
Title: Asset Building and Career Developer
Department: Supportive Services
Program: Careers in Manufacturing Programs
Reports to: Director – Financial Opportunity Center
Location: JARC Ravenswood (4432 N Ravenswood Ave, Chicago, IL 60640), & JARC Austin (231 N. Pine Ave., Chicago IL 60644)
The Jane Addams Resource Corporation (JARC) promotes strong communities, businesses and households to ensure that people who work do not live in poverty. JARC provides high quality skills training and support services to help lower-income and unemployed workers achieve self-sufficiency. JARC provides economic and workforce development services to businesses to improve their competitiveness.
Jane Addams Resource Corporation (JARC) helps low-income workers, job seekers and community residents attain financial self-sufficiency through skills training and support services. JARC’s job training programs target strategic skills gaps in the manufacturing, such as Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machinist and welder. As a Center for Working Families (CWF), JARC provides bundled financial support services, such as income supports, financial coaching and employment services.
The Careers in Manufacturing Programs prepare trainees for entry level employment in the manufacturing industry financial support services, such as income supports, financial coaching and employment services.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Provides post-placement tracking and support to JARC trainees:
Tracks job retention, career advancement, and financial outcomes
Connects graduates with needed and on-going supportive services
Provides financial counseling and follow-up on client budgets. Counseling focuses on achieving long-term financial health and growth for graduates.
Provides counseling for any problems in the workplace and for long-term career development.
Completes subsequent credit pulls, and secures job placement and retention documentation
Documents outcome tracking through Salesforce, Excel, Insightly, and other data systems as needed.
Ensures documentation meets grant requirements and organization standards.
Participate on the Employment Services Team and the CWF Services Team meetings
Works with Business and Workforce Services on developing and implementing an alumni engagement strategy
Collaborate with the Adult Learners Program, Business and Workforce Services, and the Training Instructors
Assist with required monthly, quarterly, and annual reports
Write success stories about clients and obtain their feedback on JARC’s services
Comply with all funder requirements
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s Degree from a four year college or university preferred
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Intermediate level skills of Microsoft Office and Salesforce
Working knowledge of the Chicagoland area manufacturing industry a plus
Commitment to serving the needs of a hard-to-serve population
Experience in workforce development and/ or nonprofit (particularly familiarity with the CWF model of bundled services and financial coaching) a plus.
A problem solver and self-starter; a good team player; ability to multi-task while maintaining a good level of organization; attention to detail and time management.
Successful candidate will have a coachable, trainable, open-minded attitude.
Bilingual a plus.
Full Time (35 hours a week)
Union (UAW-NOLSW 2320)
Some evening hours required
Criminal Background, FBI and other pre-employment verifications required
JARC MissionThe Jane Addams Resource Corporation (JARC) promotes strong communities, businesses and households to ensure that people who work do not live in poverty.JARC provides high quality skills training and support services to help lower-income and unemployed workers achieve self-sufficiency. JARC provides economic and workforce development to businesses to improve their competitiveness. [Adopted 2004]