Worker Development Project Coordinator (WDP)
The Project Coordinator is a full time staff member that will develop, implement, and monitor the Worker Development Project (WDP). The WDP seeks to increase the financial stability of workers by increasing the frequency and level of job offers available to them. The coordinator will report directly to the Associate Director and work in coordination with El Sol’s labor program, education program, data consultant, and volunteers.
We are looking for the right person who is passionate about El Sol’s mission. The right person will be committed and focused on developing and advancing day laborers in the Jupiter area.
Accomplish project objectives by planning and evaluating all program related activities.
- Identify worker and employer needs, market trends, and gaps in service delivery
- Prepare and complete strategic action plans
- Assist with the oversight and implementation of the worker registration and orientation process.
- Develop programmatic components, plan and schedule implementation timelines
- Make continuous programmatic recommendations and system improvements, initiate corrective actions for program improvement, quality assurance
- Schedule expenditures, prepare and meet budgets, forecast new requirements
Marketing and Resource Development
- Build strategic community partnerships with potential employers and other community partners – develop committee of employers from where we can survey to assess needs and evaluate effectiveness of our program.
- Coordinate volunteers to implement program as needed
- Identify new partners, grant opportunities, and other sources of funding for long-term sustainability of efforts
- Conduct community outreach with workers to attract participation and engagement in programmatic components
- Capture success stories
- Maintain, monitor, and analyze data collected by registration coordinators and case managers
- Be responsible to gather and keep all data and information necessary for reporting purposes
- Produce reports as necessary
- Develop Pre- and post- assessments to measure indicators of success
Other duties may be assigned
- Skills Required
At least 3 years of direct work experience in project management or equivalent
- Proven experience in planning and management
- Experience with data and monitoring systems
- Possess critical thinking and problem solving skills with creativity and innovative mindset.
- Strong computer and communication skills at user level
- Culturally sensitive and capable to manage diversity.
- Ability to work in teams in an adaptable and detail oriented manner
- Bilingual Spanish/English is a must
Interviews will be conducted from January 13 to January 15, 2016.
Interested applicants please send their Resume together with a cover letter to the attention of Dora Valdivia at email@example.com no later than January 13, 2016.
CASE MANAGER OPENINGS (2)”
“El Sol”, Jupiter’s Neighborhood Resource Center is in the process of developing a new methodology for registering day laborers including a more effective orientation session and a guided vocational and educational plan intended to be in place by August 2016. For this purpose El Sol is in need of two case managers to oversee the requirements of the plan and its fulfillment once it is agreed.
The case manager (CM) is a part-time position that serves the purpose of accomplishing the workers care of goals. This will be done by assessing and monitoring their needs by evaluating mutual agreed plans and their progress; facilitating interdisciplinary approaches; and recommending an effective action plan for workers to be successful in their jobs.
Case Manager Job Duties:
- Assess new and past registered workers during orientation session at every registration process dates as scheduled by El Sol during the year.
- Admit new clients through the process of reviewing records and applications that requires a valid signed agreement between El Sol and the worker after conducting an orientation session as required.
- Determines clients requirements by completing intake interviews to the workers.
- Registers the worker for classes, trainings and workshops in agreement with their needs under a written plan to be developed and followed up every six months after the date of its signature.
- Establishes remedial actions to workers to be recommended at their point of evaluation by setting schedules and routines, coordinating services being provided, arranging resources, including transportation and escort.
- Monitors cases by verifying client attendance to classes and by observing and evaluating progress and responses
- Advocates for needed services that may be used by workers. El Sol will evaluate them and consider obtaining additional resources as applicable and possible as subject to funding availability.
- Maintains workers records on file and reviews cases and progress notes, logging events and behavioral attitudes towards the agreed plan.
- Communicates clients progress by conducting random interdisciplinary meetings and evaluations, disseminating results and obstacles to El Sol’s Associate Director and identifying strengths and weaknesses in the plan in close coordination with the Worker Development Coordinator.
- Prepares workers’ discharge at the end of a three year long term planning process by reviewing and/or amplifying discharge plans, coordinating discharge and post-discharge requirements, orienting and providing referral to additional resources as required.
- Improves workers self-esteem results by studying, evaluating, and recommending the re-designing of processes and /or the implementation of changes applicable to his or her work needs.
- Evaluates workers status by analyzing results, monitoring variances, identifying trends and recommending actions to management on how workers are moving towards being more self-sustainable.
- Prepares reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing actions and results with data and trends and compiling statistics.
- Monitors the implementation of a resume for each worker by inserting those skills acquired through the years at El Sol and/or outside of it.
Case Manager Skills and Qualifications:
- Documentation and filing skills
- Analyzing information
- Able to work within a team in a professional environment
- Research skills using in-house computer systems
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Spanish is a must
- People skills and able to accept different cultures in a diverse environment
- Capable of resolving conflict in a positive manner
- People management, integrity, and connecting with day- laborers
- In-house systems management as well as Microsoft office software competency at user level.
- Bachelor’s degree in social work or equivalent is a must.
- At least three years of proven experience dealing with underserved communities and diverse population.
The CM is a part time position that considers a paid rate of $15.00 / hour for a total of 20 hours per week during 52 weeks a year.
Interested candidates must submit a cover letter and an updated Resume with 3 references by email to:
firstname.lastname@example.org no later than January 4, 2016. Interviews will be held from January 5-11, 2016
Read a Recipe for Literacy Coordinator (RRLC)
El Sol Jupiter’s Neighborhood Resource Center hosts a program in partnership with the Weinig Foundation to promote education and literacy in innovative and engaging ways. Targeting children ages 7-12, the program develops communication skills in a child-centered manner. The RRLC will report directly to El Sol’s Associate Director as part of El Sol’s educational programs. The general description of duties and responsibilities for the RRLC is:
- • Experience in literacy education with K-7 to 12 students
- • Experience working with diverse communities and constituents
- • Bachelor’s degree preferred
- • Spanish skills
- • Coordinate a creative curriculum to present twice a week to maximum 15 children ranging between ages 7-12. y
- • Ensure that all students receiving support through the Read a Recipe for Literacy program make gains in their communication skills
- • Adapt the Read a Recipe for Literacy program to suit each child’s learning needs. Coordinate with the director of Read a Recipe for Literacy in developing this adaptation.
- • Organize and set-up the El Sol center designated area to create an optimal learning environment.
- • Inform about the program activities performed through a program report system under El Sol’s Associate Director’s supervision.
- • Data entry through SERT’s so that El Sol quarterly reports can be accurate and delivered on a timely manner.
- • Perform outreach community efforts to ensure the program is attended by children filing our available capacity.
- • Purchase all program materials required as per budget limits.
- • Engage children in the developing of social, literacy and communication skills involving El Sol’s Community Garden
- • Engage volunteers from the community as required in the program.
- • Others as required.
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00PM to 9:00PM The position is funded considering 11 weeks during 3 terms a year. During the interview process, it will be discussed with the candidate the need of not less than 3 additional hours to comply with the program needs Payment per hour: $ 20.00 per hour Contact: Email: email@example.com. All candidates must send Resume and Cover letter not later than 01/29/2016 to Dora Valdivia, Associate Director at firstname.lastname@example.org