Business Services Associate/ Consultant (WFS) in New Orleans, LA at ResCare

Date Posted: 6/8/2018

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Title: Business Services Associate/ Consultant (WFS)

Job Category: Direct Care/Operations

Line of Business: Workforce Services

About ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Business Services Associate/ Consultant (WFS).

Are you passionate about helping others? Don’t miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you help people reach their highest level of independence! Apply today! ResCare. Where Care Meets Career.

Business Services Associate/ Consultant (WFS) Responsibilities
  • Develops and disseminates information about WorkSource Center services.  Coordinates all outreach and marketing activities to the community. 
  • Develop informational materials on employer issues of interest, including tax incentives, labor laws, skills available in the local labor market, training opportunities for incumbent workers, entrepreneurial training, etc. 
  • Enlist cooperation of community leaders to help increase awareness of available workforce services in the community.  Responsible for maintaining high standards of confidentiality, including information relating to customers, employees and/or contacts of the Company
  • Flexible when unexpected changes in work volume, emergencies, staffing needs or other situations occur.  Perform other duties as assigned.  

Specific Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, or equivalent related experience. 
  • Knowledgeable of business, community and current economic environment. Knowledge of effective marketing and community outreach techniques and strategies. Strong interpersonal skills and writing abilities.  Strong organizational/administrative skills and demonstrated ability to communicate with people from diverse cultures and customs. Knowledge of computer software, such as Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Ability to plan and organize workflow. 

Additional Information

* Develop innovative plans and activities that build relationships with employers, community groups, faith-based organizations, non-profits and government agencies* Participate actively in local chambers of commerce, economic development organizations and other community groups serving employers* Conduct outreach and maintain relationships with employers* Coordinate with OneStop staff when working with employers, chambers of commerce, local non-profits and social service agencies* Solicit job orders and coordinate with case management and/or job development staff to fill them* Work with businesses to identify job openings, alternative work activities and training initiatives* Enlist cooperation of community and business leaders to help increase awareness of available workforce services in the community* Maintain follow-up contact with employers to determine satisfaction with services and plan for quality improvement* Manage and develop On-The-Job Training contracts* Input employer activity into the HIRE system* Develop and submit accurate weekly reports in a timely manner* Stay abreast of industry Labor Market Information to produce to staff and and business* Develop and present business service and industry presentations* Other duties as assigned


In addition to meeting your passion for making a difference in people's lives and career advancement, opportunities you may also be offered:

  • Competitive pay based on experience
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits
  • Suite of voluntary insurance options
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holidays
  • Performance incentives
  • Company Discount Purchasing Program
    • Cell phone Service
    • Ford and Chrysler Automobiles
    • Furniture
    • Appliances
    • Staples discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Don't miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you assist people to reach their highest level of independence. 

ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

3400 Tulane Avenue 2nd Floor , New Orleans, LA 70119-7142 USA