Are you passionate about helping others? Do you want to unleash your purpose and potential?
Come join our dynamic social service enterprise as we help over 200,000 individuals across the Chicagoland area.
Position Title: Empowerment Eligibility Coach
Company: YWCA Metropolitan Chicago
Salary: Commensurate upon experience
Reports to: Director of Workforce Development
Location: Parks Francis Center in Chicago, IL; 6600 S. Cottage Grove Ave.
YWCA Metropolitan Chicago is the oldest and largest women’s organization in the region, with a mission to eliminate racism and empower women. To learn more about the YWCA Metropolitan Chicago, please visit our website at https://ywcachicago.org.
Position Purpose: The Empowerment Eligibility Coach is responsible for assisting clients in creating and implementing career empowerment plans.
Assist clients in creating and implementing career empowerment plans that incorporate coaching tools in the assessments of motivators, strengths, competencies, job readiness needs, potential challenges, community support, etc.
Maintain Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) online case management records, client enrollment registration, and monthly case notes for enrolled clients
Provide financial management and analysis support to management staff members responsible for the grants; provide assistance in tracking grant-funded costs
Establish specific, measurable, attainable plan results and a timeline for their achievement.
Identify strategic solutions and develop action plans to fill in the gaps between the plan objectives and current capacities.
Produce monthly reports that document all direct service activities and outcomes.
Facilitate trainings, assist with general assessments, and actively supporting the employment development needs of youth enrolled
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline (human services, vocational counseling, sociology, social services, psychology, etc.) or equivalent training and experience required
2 years of professional experience in WIOA as Eligibility Specialist, Case Manager, or Career Coach.
Prior experience working with Out of School Youth between 18 – 21 years of age strongly preferred
Keen project planning and organizing skills, with an ability to support people being accountable for results
Effective verbal and written communication skills; bilingual abilities a plus
Commitment to economic development of underserved communities
Strong interpersonal and collaborative skills with cultural competence for working with economically, ethnically, and culturally diverse populations
Ability to travel within the Chicagoland area as needed
Benefits Portfolio: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Flexible Spending (FSA), Transit, HSA, Short & Long Term Disability, Employee Assistance Program
YWCA Metropolitan Chicago is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. YWCA Metropolitan Chicago will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
***This job description is not intended to represent a complete list of all duties and responsibilities. There may be unplanned activities and other duties assigned.***
About YWCA Metropolitan Chicago
YWCA Metropolitan Chicago is committed to providing women with the support and tools needed to transform their lives, to be confident in their choices and to make valuable contributions to their communities.