CAREER SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT Career Counselor in OTTUMWA, Iowa
Interested in making a difference in young adultsi lives between the ages of 16-24? If so we may have the perfect job for you.Job Corps is a government-funded, no-cost education and vocational training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps socioeconomically disadvantaged youth. We strive to fulfill this mission by following our Core Values of Safety, Individual Accountability, Respect, Integrity, Growth and Commitment.Come and surround yourself with talented and professional individuals who have also taken the next step of making a difference in someoneis life.You would not only have a great and dedicated team to work with, but you may also be eligible to take advantage of a comprehensive benefits plan which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k), legal and PTO.REQUIREMENTS:Minimum:iBacheloris Degree required, including 15 semester hours of instruction in Social Services related area. One yearis experience in a counseling capacity or related field.i Most hold valid driveris license and qualify for company sponsored vehicle insurance.iPreferred:iJob Corps experience preferredJOB DUTIES:The Career Counselor isiresponsible for counseling students in all aspects of center life; e.g., personal and social development, vocational and educational training.Documents monthly student counseling sessionsAssesses and evaluates continuously those students assigned to them on both formal and informal levels.i Provides assistance to students in continuing their education or entering into additional training; and in connecting with community services necessary for successful transition from school to workSubmits written student reports and evaluations as needediParticipates in the training of all staff; especially in individual and group counseling techniquesParticipates in beweekly session with the Center mental health consultantAssists with AWOL retrievalConfers with parents and admissions counselors.i Makes referrals to local resourcesTransfers students both on and off center as needed.iPerforms other duties as assignediAll post offer candidates must complete and pass a background check and drug screen.CSD is a leader in workforce development operating Job Corps centers throughout the U.S. since 1964 and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action / Female / Minority / Disabled / Veteran Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, child-birth, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, disability, family care status, veteran status, marital status, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. CSD makes reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities to apply for employment. Contact Susan Evans at (888) 308-0338 to request a reasonable accommodation.