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Job Description:/h3:
We are searching for people that are creative problem solvers who enjoy making interpersonal connections and using their skills to support job seekers with complex barriers to employment. Our work includes a balance of being part of a creative and supportive team while working independently in the community. The Employment
Coordinator/Liaison work will be focused on engaging young adults ages 14:21 through partnerships with local schools and community based organizations. Daily activities include group facilitation; coordinating communication with schools/programs; attending meetings in the community; documenting activities in an electronic records system; responsive communication in person, via email, phone call and/or text message; being positive and supportive to people who may be experiencing varying levels of frustration and challenges in their lives.

The work involves getting to know students, what they are good at and where their abilities would be most valued. This information is used to make connections with employers to set up paid work opportunities for students, including on the job support as needed. Part of the role will be to engage the geographic community that the school/program resides. Employment
Coordinator/Liaisons can expect to spend most of their time on site at the school/program, with access to an office available. Schedules are part time but flexible as they are primarily based on the needs of students.
A High School Diploma or GED; A.A or B.A. is preferred
Bilingual candidates preferred
Familiarity with the lived experiences of people we serve is preferred. (Currently, we serve Middle and High School students, TANF recipients, Social Security Benefit recipients, people with limited income or a criminal background history, a disability, or are experiencing homelessness.)
Work experience of two or more years is required; arts, marketing or sales background and/or active participation in the community (such as
business/professional groups, religious congregations, sports teams, Rotary Club, etc.) preferred
Applicants must have a current state issued drivers license and access to a personal vehicle
Applicants must have a clean driving re3cord as well as ability to meet our funders criminal history/background check standards. SJCS does this in accordance with Philadelphias Fair Chance Hiring Law
Company Description:/h3:
Advancing community support and opportunities for people living with disabilities, St. Johns Community Services is a historical, non:sectarian, non:profit human service organization that is diversified, community:based and acts as an agent of change. For 145+ years, SJCS has been providing quality services for people in need. These services are the product of a unique blend of characteristics that have enabled SJCS to meet the diverse and evolving needs of communities and their residents who are living with disabilities. SJCS currently operates in the District of Columbia, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Virginia.


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