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Career Coach

Company: New American Pathways INC
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION: New American Pathways is a nonprofit 501c3 organization whose mission is to help refugees and Georgia thrive. Our vision is for new Americans in Metro Atlanta to become successful, contributing, and welcomed members of Georgia's communities. We believe that civic participation is key to a new American's integration and a core indicator of a healthy democracy. By registering and mobilizing new voters, investing in emerging immigrant leaders, and connecting new Georgians to civic education, we help new Americans to elevate their voices, bolster representation, and build power.POSITION: Career CoachFULL-TIME/PART-TIME: Full-TimeEXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT: Non-ExemptDescriptionGENERAL DESCRIPTION The Career Coach will provide one-on-one and group intensive employment coaching and job placement assistance to both refugee and other immigrant clients who are looking to advance in their career. In addition, as a member of the Forward team, the Career Coach will play a primary role in establishing connections with local employers for the purpose of matching clients with employment opportunities related to their education, job experience, and area of interest. The Career Coach position currently operates in a hybrid model, with rotating days working remotely, in the office, and out in the community.KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Provide client centered job placement services that are tailored to meet the individual needs of refugee/immigrant clients based on their education, employment experience, and their area of interest
Assist clients with obtaining certifications
Assist clients with enrollment in job training programs
Develop individualized job coaching and job search plans, including both short- and long-term goals, identification of barriers, networking, interviewing and assistance with resumes and cover letters.
Facilitate employment workshops on job search skills, labor laws, and United States workplace culture
Develop and maintain employer relationships to cultivate job leads through cold-calling, site visits, canvassing, and networking
Actively recruit clients from refugee/immigrant communities who are seeking job placement services
Maintain accurate client files/case notes utilizing internal agency database
Refer clients to both internal and external resources as needed
Assist in preparing monthly, quarterly, and semi-annual reports
Represents New American Pathways at employment events and partnership meetings as needed
Follow agency guidelines for safe provision of in-person services; remains up-to-date on latest recommendations
Attends required meetings and trainings.
Other duties as assigned.

COMPENSATION This is a full-time, salaried position with a salary range of $36,000-$40,000 based on experience. Employer contributes to medical, dental and vision insurance. Employer pays life and disability insurance. Fourteen (14) paid holidays and a generous paid time off policy. Employee has the option to contribute to 401(k).COVID 19 Precautions:
New American Pathways takes the health and safety of our employees very seriously. Employees currently work on a hybrid schedule with 2 in-office days. Employees are required to wear masks and provide proof of vaccination or submit weekly COVID tests
EOE STATEMENT: We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
Strong knowledge of key local industries/employers
A personal passion to assist refugees and immigrants with acquiring employment
Expertise in job search, resume building, and interviewing skills
Cultural sensitivity; experience working with a diverse client base
Excellent communication skills
Dynamic personality with high level of comfort with cold calling and onsite visits with employers
Ability to establish strong supportive relationships with local employers
Experience working as part of a team in a diverse, multicultural environment
Proven experience in providing intensive one on one or group goal setting services
Flexibility and problem-solving skills; strong desire to assist clients with overcoming barriers to employment
Ability to effectively work remotely and utilize technology platforms including Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and internal office database
Comfortable with driving agency vehicles as needed


Expertise in job coaching and job placement
Proven experience with job search tools
Working knowledge of community resources related to vocational services
Associates degree or higher in related field


Driver's license with up-to-date insurance, good driving record, and access to reliable personal vehicle.
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Keywords: New American Pathways INC, Atlanta , Career Coach, Other , Atlanta, Georgia

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