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Job Readiness Coordinator in Columbia, SC at ResCare

Date Posted: 11/29/2018

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    Columbia, SC
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Job Description


Title: Job Readiness Coordinator

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 Job Readiness Coordinator.

About this Line of Business

ResCare Workforce Services is the nation's leading and most comprehensive provider of services and solutions designed to help put people to work.  

With more than 400 urban, suburban and rural ResCare-managed operations throughout the nation, ResCare's team of more than 4,500 workforce professionals sets the industry's best practices, assisting approximately 1 million job seekers a year, states and state job boards and thousands of employers.

Within this business, Workforce Services offers a combination of career center operations, Job Corps centers, business services and family support functions, and is the largest for-profit collection of workforce solutions in the U.S.  Through the six elements of our world-class service delivery model, our team of experts have an enhanced ability to connect employers with qualified job seekers.

As a(n) Job Readiness Coordinator you will: 

  • Assess work readiness skills of participants.
  • Conducts activities to enhance motivation and improve communication skills.
  • Assists with workshops and teaching of job readiness skills and life skills related to attainment of pre-employment competencies.
  • Administers tests to measure participant competency of program components.
  • Assists all participants in job search, barrier resolution, and work-life balance management.
  • Maintains time and attendance records for all participants.
  • Ensures that all participants adhere to all center guidelines and regulations.
  • Assists Program Director as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Position Requirements

  • A.S. Degree or a minimum of two years of experience working with welfare transition customers.
  • Excellent communication skills and public speaking abilities.
  • Must be able to handle communications and correspondence in English (Spanish a plus). Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, resume writing, and using job search engines.
  • Experience conducting group workshops/training for job readiness skills.
  • Strong communication, organization, and leadership skills.
  • Ability to use creativity and enthusiasm to motivate young adults and tailor learning activities to meet group and individual needs.
  • Ability to locate resources to overcome possible barriers to the successful completion of the program.
  • Additional Information


    ResCare offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, disability, life, and tuition reimbursement. All employees age 21 and older are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.

    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.

    700 TAYLOR ST , COLUMBIA, SC 29201-2743 USA 


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