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Recruitment, Assessment, and Enrollment Associate

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

Employment Type and Schedule Full-time

Salary $54,100 - $83,981

Work Location Manhattan

Last Updated Last updated on Mar 13, 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 intiative 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
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
Attend external meetings, which may include meetings in the evening or weekends
Strategic thinker who can put ideas into practice
Ability to perform tasks with limited supervision and in a timely manner
Perform other tasks as assigned by the Program Director

Additionally, the Recruitment, Assessment, and Enrollment Associate will be responsible for:
Develop a pipeline of applicants and implement program outreach and enrollment process
Promote the program’s goals to prospective participants through community outreach, recruitment, and digital engagement; events may occur in the evenings or weekends
Implement a rigorous outreach and admission process throughout its entire life-cycle, ensuring targets and benchmarks for recruitment and enrollment are achieved
Identify relationships with referral partner organizations to sustain a pipeline of candidates with a focus on mutually beneficial long-term partnerships
Communicate with applicants while quickly building rapport and trust
Work with internal and external stakeholders to coordinate program onboarding activities
Screen applicants to ensure they meet all funder guidelines, including criminal background checks

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.