Youth Career Advisor - Affiliate

Job Locations US-TN-Dickson
FLSA Status
Human Services
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Salary: $40,000/year

Do you have a passion for making a difference in someone’s life? Are you looking for an opportunity to use your skills, experience and empathetic nature to work for a progressive, forward-thinking and family-owned company where creativity is encouraged? Are you goal driven? Then the Youth Career Advisor position is for you! We are seeking a dynamic and team-oriented individual to join our spirited team.


As a Youth Career Advisor, you will be responsible for providing support and assistance to youth program participants in all areas related to gaining and/or retaining employment and career advancement. This position requires an organized individual who can efficiently handle several responsibilities simultaneously.


Successful Elements:

· Provide individualized basic skills assessments and identify employment goals based on career interest, ability, and personal development considerations

· Develop Individual Services Strategy in conjunction with youth

· Assist youth in accomplishing the goals of the Individual Service Strategy

· Build one-on-one working relationships with youth to assist in mitigating challenges to obtaining and retaining employment

· Facilitate educational activities in individual and group settings to remediate basic skills and increase functional educational levels

· Coordinate and conduct program presentations to employers, educational facilities or similar entities

· Provide offsite enrollment opportunities and support with educational facilities and/or employers

· Provide comprehensive case management and follow-up to ensure positive outcomes and goals are met as required by contract

· Provide referrals to appropriate community service or social service agencies as needed

· Establish detailed documentation of all client records to maintain organized database and generate all project reports as needed

· Provide regular updates to Youth Program Manager

· Local Travel may be required

· Other duties as assigned


Education and Experience Requirements:

· Bachelor's degree in business, education, training, human resources, or related area is preferred

· Experience working with preferred

· Ability to work independently as well as to function effectively as a team

· Ability to prioritize tasks and document visits and contacts

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills

· Excellent follow-through when corresponding with partners, staff, and customers

· Able to work fully onsite, fully virtual or in a hybrid environment

· A valid driver's license is required

· Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications


Bring your expertise to EDSI where you will be able to live our values every day: Show Up, Smile and Support!


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