Vocational Training Specialist

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Location
Atlanta, Georgia
Posted
Mar 01, 2019
Closes
Mar 31, 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Bachelors

POSITION TITLE:  Vocational Training Specialist

FLSA STATUS:  Exempt

DATE PREPARED:  2/19/19

REPORTS TO:  TBD

DATE APPROVED:  2/19

STRATEGIC IMPORTANCE TO THE COMPANY: 

The Vocational Training Specialist is a critical member of our Ministry in facilitating the socio-emotional and vocational curriculum, preparing clients for sustainable employment. The Trainer will leverage strengths-based methods to build and foster client confidence to achieve successful outcomes.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Facilitates, delivers, and manages training that prepares clients for career opportunities; including development of individual job search strategies, resume creation and interviewing training
  • Executes socio-emotional training in a way that unlocks the potential of adult students, while recognizing the complexity and difficulty of their individual backgrounds
  • Assesses the effectiveness of curriculum and fosters innovative ideas
  • Monitors internal retention
  • Evaluates clients send-out eligibility (SOE) based on observation of teamwork, communication, time management, conflict management and professionalism
  • Ensures advanced preparation for weekly training to include making photocopies, updating curriculum content and room set-up
  • Manages client which includes attendance, capacity and flow throughout the facility
  • Communicates with other departments of all client challenges requiring personal support
  • Incorporates transformation concepts into all training
  • Holds clients accountable for delivering quality assignments and achieving weekly goals
  • Facilitates morning “Motivations”
  • Tracks and enters data that aligns with the department goals
  • Collaborates with external training sources to increase client learning

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Strong desire to work in a Christian ministry and passion for serving those experiencing homelessness
  • Strong computer literacy in MS Office with concentration in Excel and PowerPoint, Salesforce experience preferred
  • Strong project management skills and the ability to organize, multitask and prioritize a heavy workload
  • High energy and able to engage a large group of adult learners for extended periods of time
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization
  • Strong work ethic and business acumen with ability to excel in a fast-paced and high-pressure environment.
  • Gifted communicator with strong empathy, and the ability to quickly engage with diverse groups of people.
  • Ability to read a classroom and assess student comprehension, while using diverse, innovative, and effective adult learning techniques
  • Ability to engage varying education levels and present curriculum to address all learning styles
  • Ability to adapt presentation when needed to meet needs of participants

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years of professional experience
  • Demonstrated work history of resourcefulness and problem solving
  • Experience working with an economically disadvantaged population, ideally in a coaching capacity
  • 2 or more years of experience providing group instruction or in delivering curriculum
  • Experience working in for-profit sector

CERTIFICATION OR LICENSE  REQUIREMENTS:  None

SUPERVISORY REQUIREMENTS: None 

PHYSICAL JOB REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Must have ability to remain standing for extended periods of time
  • Must have the ability to remain in a stationary position (standing, sitting and/or walking)
  • Must have the ability to constantly operate a computer and other office equipment, such as a copy machine, calculator and computer printer
  • Must be able to communicate accurate information
  • Must be able to occasionally lift up to 50lbs
  • Must have the ability to identify and distinguish colors, to adjust focus and maintain close and distance vision

ENVIORNMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions during events
  • Occasionally exposed to environmental fumes from plants near work location
  • Moderate noise as in a business office environment

SPECIAL JOB REQUIREMENTS:  (OPTIONAL SECTION:  ANY TRAVEL, SECURITY, RISK, HAZARD OR RELATED SPECIAL CONDITION WHICH APPLY TO THE POSITION)

  • Travel to Chicago for training with Cara Chicago during the first 3 weeks on the job

Mission Principles

  1. Grow in Christ:  I will share my faith, grow and help others by practicing spiritual disciplines and being part of a local church.
  2. Live with Godly Character: I will seek godliness to characterize my work and relationships.
  3. Lead with Humility and Courage: Following Christ, I will seek to lead others by humbly and courageously serving.
  4. Respect each individual: Because every person was made in God’s image, I seek to treat everyone with dignity and respect.
  5. Pursue Excellence: I seek to be a good steward, continuously learning and improving by God’s power and to His honor.
  6. Value the Team: I value all stakeholders, seeking to achieve much together.
  7. Practice Grace:  I extend and receive grace and grow with my team. 

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