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Job Development and Partnership Associate

Constituent Services & Community Programs with NYC Department for the Aging (DFTA)

Employment Type and Schedule Full-time

Salary $54,100 - $83,981 per year

Work Location Manhattan

Last Updated Last updated on Mar 14, 2023

Description Description

NYC Department for the Aging -Silver Corps Program is funded under the AmeriCorps Senior Demonstration Project (SDP) as a three year pilot intiatve to serve older adults seeking entry into the workforce. The program will give opportunity to older adults to volunteer in community assignments while obtaining training/credentialing in high demand industries/sectors with the ultimate goal of securing gainful employment.

The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to :
• Conduct orientations, workshops, assessments, and other programmatic duties as assigned by the Program Director
• Provide one-to-one and in group settings job readiness and interview preparation activities
• Enter, track, and analyze program data; actively participate in developing a Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) culture
• Strong interpersonal skills; ability to effectively communicate with stakeholders verbally and through written communication
• Work cross-functionally with a willingness to “get things done” while promoting a collaborative work environment
• Strategic thinker who can put ideas into practice
• Attend internal/external meetings
• Ability to perform tasks with limited supervision and in a timely manner
• Perform other tasks as assigned by the Program Director

Additionally, the Job Development and Partnership Associate will be responsible for:
• Develop and execute a plan to build and sustain a pool of quality employers, training partners, host sites, and other stakeholders that will position program participants for success
• Assess demand and gather input from stakeholders to better understand the workforce development needs of older adults
• Knowledgeable of workforce development field, its best practices, and key institutional players
• Able to establish and maintain positive working relationships with others both internally and externally to achieve the goals of the organization
• Engage employers in defining workforce needs, identifying hiring challenges and opportunities, and specifying skills and proficiencies needed to fill available roles; develop and refine talent recruitment models and processes based on employer information that help to connect Silver Corps participants to high-quality career opportunities
• Develop and share insights from interactions with industry and sectors across NYC, to enhance employer and training engagement strategies
• Provide necessary supports to program graduates to maintain employment; verify and distribute milestone awards

Requirements Requirements

1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and two years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to the duties described above; or
2. High school graduation or equivalent and six years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to the duties as described above; or
3. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to “1” or “2” above. However, all candidates must have at least one year of experience as described in “1” above.