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JOB DEVELOPER - EMPLOYMENT COUNSELOR

Company: Geo Reentry Services
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Job Description:

Facility: -SOLANO
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Compensation Bonus (if applicable):

Equal Opportunity Employer.
Job Description

Are you passionate about helping others to meet their educational goals on the road to turning their life around and want to feel good about what you do on a daily basis; then we need you!
We are looking for dedicated Employment Counselors to join our growing team. As a Employment Counselor you will function as a job developer, utilizing your effective communication and networking skills, conducting individual educational assessments and creating treatment plans for each referred participant.
If you are looking for an opportunity where you will work as part of a team, striving to achieve your personal best by helping others, this may be the right opportunity for you.

Job Responsibilities
As an Employment Counselor, you will be responsible for utilizing computer labs and standard educational classes to provide instruction, resources and referrals for educational advancement.

Additional responsibilities of the Employment Counselor include:
Assessing parolee participants to determine employment, training and CTE needs
Providing employment services including resume writing, mock interviews, time management, how to get along with others in a work environment and how to follow instructions
Assisting participants in locating and securing employment or CTE training
Documenting participants' progress in Company database
Establishing and overseeing computer learning lab for GED preparation and remedial education
Providing participants with referrals services for undergraduate and graduate studies
Facilitating psycho-educational/behavior modification groups on a weekly basis; documenting clients progress in Company database
Managing small caseload of Reentry participants; conducting risk/need assessments and creating individual treatment plans for each assigned participant; providing case management services as required

Job Requirements:
Minumum Requirements
High School diploma or GED, required.
Bachelor's Degree in human services, criminal justice, education or a related field, preferred
Experience working with the local area labor/employment market.
Experience working with the offender/minority population in an adult educational setting, preferred.
Knowledge of current management techniques
Familiar with the correctional system and current correctional policies
Ability to conduct individual counseling sessions and facilitate small groups, and interface with outside agencies Ability to write clear concise reports in English using correct grammar
Must be able to react quickly and appropriately in an emergency situation Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred, but not mandatory
Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.

Your benefits will include: Medical, Dental and Vision coverage
Term Life insurance (includes spouse and dependent)
Accidental death and dismemberment insurance
Short- and long-term disability
Flexible spending account
401(k)
Stock purchase program
Tuition reimbursement
Legal program - Legal Club of America
Paid time off
Direct deposit
Theme park and attraction discounts

Keywords: Geo Reentry Services, Fairfield , JOB DEVELOPER - EMPLOYMENT COUNSELOR, Human Resources , Fairfield, California

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