Youth Outreach Employment Counselor in Houston, TX at ResCare

Date Posted: 5/31/2018

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    Houston, TX
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Job Description


Title: Youth Outreach Employment Counselor

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 Youth Outreach Employment Counselor.

Are you passionate about helping others? Dont 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.

Youth Outreach Employment Counselor Responsibilities

Conduct outbound calls to applicants for ResCare’s Direct Support Professional (DSP) positions in fast paced team environment using an autodial system.  Utilizes screening process to determine if the applicant is qualified and schedules interviews.  

  • Partners with HR Managers and Talent Acquisition Team to determine Agency staffing needs, qualifications needed and troubleshooting hiring process
  • Obtains applicant information by answering phone calls and emails, making outbound calls in response to receiving an application, screening applicants; verifying applicants information
  • Processing and reviewing employment applications in order to evaluate qualifications or eligibility of applicants
  • Schedules qualified applicants for interviews with hiring managers in the field
  • Verify rehire eligibility of former employees
  • Promotes our Direct Support Professional positions to applicants by explaining employment qualifications,  answering questions, and providing job specific information
  • Maintains an accurate records of the pre-screening following established guidelines
  • Maintains and improves quality results by adhering to standards and guidelines; recommending improved procedures.
  • Conducts data entry into human resource database
  • Other duties as assigned

Specific Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED required, some college or undergraduate degree is a plus.
  • 6 months or more experience in customer service required
  • Ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing required
  • Ability to use telephone and computers required
  • Experience in a Call Center environment using database software preferred.
  • Attention to Detail; Professionalism; Multi-tasking preferred

Additional Information

Youth Employment Counselor will work primarily with youth population ages 18-24 who are looking for work. He/she may also speak with and sometimes work with employers. Inside Workforce Solutions, an Employment Counselor works with all staff in a career office, and also have contact with Business Consultants and Labor Market Analysts. May take information from employers about current job opportunities and relay that information to the Employer Service Division for data entry into the electronic database. Enters information concerning customer service and outcomes in the appropriate management information systemsCarries out special projects as requested by his/her Completes required recordsWork Location Subject to change as new offices are established in the Houston Metro Area


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.

8373 Westheimer , Houston, TX 77063-2703 USA