JEVS Human Services currently has an exciting opportunity as an Employment Advisor for our The Choice is Yours program. The Choice is Yours (TCY) is an innovative program for first-time, nonviolent felony drug offenders facing one to two year prison sentences. Upon successful completion, the program offers graduates the opportunity to have their criminal records expunged, removing the stigma of a criminal record.
If you believe that people deserve a second chance, and you want to help them better their lives - this may be the perfect opportunity for you!
Provide case management to clients in the program that emphasizes education and employment; perform home visits and work site visits when necessary.
Develop, prepare and utilize the Individual Life Plan (ILP); provide regular, ongoing individual counseling to address barriers, encourage achievement of goals and ensure retention of clients.
Match and link clients to the best and most appropriate employment opportunity.
Perform outreach to special needs clients and encourage participation.
Assist with additional instructor responsibilities including, but not limited to, facilitating orientation and job readiness group sessions as needed
Skills & Requirements
Bachelor’s degree required
3+ years of human service/case management experience required.
Ability to problem solve and collaborate with a variety of customers in the Welfare to Work Industry, specifically individuals with a criminal background.
Proficient in MS Office applications (especially MS Word and Excel).
Willing to work a flexible schedule including evenings and Saturdays.
Some inner city travel required; car preferred.
The rewards of a job well done are enhanced by our benefits package, which includes:
Generous paid vacation, sick, and holiday leave
Medical and dental benefits
Career development training
Retirement savings plan
JEVS Human Services is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities. The Agency will not engage in or tolerate unlawful discrimination (including any form of unlawful harassment) on account of a person’s gender, age, race, color, religion, creed, sexual preference or orientation, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, military status, veteran status, handicap, disability, or membership in any other protected group.