Matching Grant Employment Specialist at Dallas, TX

International Rescue Committee

Matching Grant Employment Specialist at Dallas, TX

Job Type: Full-time
Career Category: Donor Relations/Grants Management
Hiring Organization: International Rescue Committee
Years of Experience: 3-4 years
Deadline: April 28, 2024
Location: Dallas, TX, United States of America

Job Overview

The Matching Grant Employment Specialist supports newly arrived refugees and qualified immigrants in achieving self-sufficiency through employment. Responsibilities include conducting intake assessments, developing employment plans, providing job readiness coaching, fostering employer relationships, and monitoring client progress.

Major Responsibilities

  • Conduct intake assessments and program orientations for eligible clients.
  • Develop employment plans and budget strategies for each employable adult.
  • Provide job readiness coaching and facilitate job search efforts.
  • Cultivate long-term relationships with area employers and staffing agencies.
  • Assist clients and employers with post-placement issues.
  • Complete program reporting to track client self-sufficiency status.
  • Monitor client job performance and wage levels.
  • Collaborate with coworkers and partner organizations.
  • Use personal vehicle for client transportation within the service area.
  • Train and lead support staff, volunteers, and interns as needed.

Job Requirements

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field preferred.
  • Work Experience: Minimum of 2 years’ professional experience in workforce development; experience with refugee and immigrant populations preferred.
  • Skills & Competencies: Strong relationship building, multicultural communication, problem-solving, and time management skills; proficiency in English required, additional language proficiency desired.
  • Working Environment: Combination of office, remote, and field work; occasional weekend/evening work may be required.

To apply for this job please visit careers.rescue.org.

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