Case Management/Social Services, Education/Teaching/Training, Employment-Related Services
The WIA Coordinator will work with the Student & School Support Director and the YCLA Principal to do assessment and intake of candidates into the WIA program. The WIA Coordinator will work with participants to provide support and ensure that they are meeting the WIA program goals through the different phases of the program. The WIA Coordinator will meet with professors and teachers to inquire about students' progress. The WIA Coordinator will work with the YCLA Principal to prepare students for post secondary placement. The WIA Coordinator will be available on an on-call basis to provide support as needed. The WIA Coordinator will submit monthly reports to the Student & School Support Director and YCLA Principal; assists with the recruitment, assessment and placement of students for the program; interviews and recommends students for admission to program; participates in the orientation of new students; plans for positive exits and follow up; completes follow-up and evaluation of all enrolled students; participates in individualized student assessments; maintains appropriate records for the program; coordinates field trips, including job shadowing and other career-focus activities; conducts outreach and interview potential participants; serves as a liaison with employers and facilitates job placement; assists the Director with ITA development; runs the yearly senior graduation report; assists Student support with Community School projects; assists the director and student support with planning parent involvement activities; assists the director with YCCS model development activities; assists with pre post-secondary activities planning such as FAFSA and college visits; completes applicant records including intake application and eligibility documents, assessment/case plan, EEP, case notes, information and referral, supportive service requests, exit and follow up records; and; performs additional duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s or 4 yrs of experience working with diverse student population
Knowledge of computer programming and data management systems
Good problem solving and analytical skills
Excellent oral and written skills
Knowledge of Department of Labor policies and regulations as related to Workforce Investment Act (WIA)
Knowledge of school code and school compliance regulations
Available for on-call duties as needed
About Youth Connection Charter School
YCCS serves At-Risk Students and High School dropouts who are ages 16 - 21 and who have been under-served and/or disconnected from traditional education.
YCCS offers a diversified portfolio of alternative education "choice" campuses for Off-Track Students and Out-of-School Youth that provide multiple pathways to graduation.
"All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin"