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City of Lowell - MassHire Career Advisor II, Young Adults in Lowell, Massachusetts

SUMMARY Develop and facilitate customized orientations, workshops and training sessions for the MassHire Lowell Young Adult Career Center. To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to work in a fast paced, multi-cultural environment assisting young adults with gaining skills necessary to maximize their labor market potential and obtain education and/or employment. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES --Provide direct, front line services by designing, developing and conducting in-person and virtual group orientations, workshops, and trainings for young adult customers such as: Orientations, Resume and Advanced Resume Writing, LinkedIn Labor Market Research, Salary Negotiations, Interview Boot Camp, Complete Interview Process, Identifying Skills, Career Assessment Tools (MBTI, TORQ, E-Skills, O-Net), Resume Critiques, LinkedIn Critiques, etc. -- Develop and facilitate new and appropriate workshops using various platforms to multiple audiences (young adult participants, school groups, employers, partners and stakeholders, etc) --Assist in the marketing of Young Adult Career Center services to employers, individual customers, and specific target audiences with appropriate focus to meet organizational goals using social media (twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn), in person networking and other tactics -- Provide ongoing career counseling to young adults 14-24 including developing Case Management Plans to include: --Identification of any potential barriers, and necessary supportive services --Assisting young adults in understanding and overcoming barriers to employment. --Utilizing occupational, educational, and labor market information to aid the young adults in making and carrying out a plan for both short term and long-term goals that will lead to self-sufficiency --Assisting young adults with the achievement of career/educational/employment goals related to their skills, interests, and abilities --Providing supportive equipment and accommodations to individuals with disabilities as needed --Providing individualized attention to customers in a self-directed computer-learning lab --Participate as part of a team to determine the young adult?s suitability for participation in MHGLWB/MHLCC funded programs --Coordinate/develop the monthly schedule of events with the Young Adult Center Manager and other young adult staff --Provide continuity in ensuring that quality materials and presentations are continually updated to current standards in the job search marketplace. Conduct ongoing research to bring the most current and innovative information regarding business trends, job search techniques, and labor market information to our customers --Data entry into MOSES and other databases accurate detail-oriented documentation of services, referrals, incidents, case notes and assessments in compliance with State and agency policies and procedures --Ensure that upon completion of workshops, rooms are cleaned and readied for the next workshop or Career Center event --Represents the MHLCC and Young Adult Department at community meetings involving young adult issues --Assist in special projects as necessary, team player --Other duties as assigned EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Undergraduate Degree in the areas of Education, Counseling, Social Work, or Human Services. Three to five years experience working with Young Adults particularly those who are court/gang involved. Knowledge of local area community-based organizations, supportive service agencies and educational institutions desired. LANGUAGE SKILLS Bi-Lingual English/Spanish a plus, as well as the ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals and federal and state regulations. Applicants must be able to present in a professional manner all CCL young adult program information, employment and work readiness For information on how to apply for this postion, please email Shaun.Mccarthy@masshirelowellcc.co

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