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Workforce Reintegration Coordinator

Jefferson County, Colorado

Jefferson County, Colorado

Golden, CO, USA
Posted on Monday, May 27, 2024
The Workforce Reintegration Coordinator position specializes in providing targeted anti-recidivism employment services to justice involved individuals affiliated with Federal Correctional Facilities. These services are extended to multiple facilities within Colorado, focusing on delivering intensive career guidance and resource navigation to individuals as they navigate their path back into the workforce. This position involves establishing strong connections with external partners, including employers and community organizations, while also working closely with internal stakeholders. This role maintains an active caseload, offering personalized guidance to job seekers to reach their identified employment goals, as well as serves as a lead team member, providing direct training to staff, overseeing case management duties, and coordinating program logistics. Additionally, the Workforce Reintegration Coordinator facilitates workshops tailored to participants' needs, covering topics such as overcoming barriers, resume building, interview skills, and workplace professionalism. With a commitment to compliance and collaboration, this role contributes to the success of reentry programs by ensuring individuals receive the support and resources necessary to navigate sustainable career pathways and obtain meaningful employment.

Welcome to the dynamic and innovative team at the Jefferson County Business & Workforce Center (BWC), where passion meets purpose! As a vital resource hub serving Jefferson, Clear Creek, and Gilpin counties, the BWC facilitates successful connections between job seekers and businesses. Our array of services and programs assess job seekers’ career interests, impart necessary employment skills, and explore diverse career opportunities.

Apply By

06/09/24

Division

Housing Economic & Employment Services Division

Management Level

Individual Contributor

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for Standard Benefits which includes dental, medical, and vision insurance, paid time off and holidays, retirement matching, wellness programs, and tuition reimbursement.

Description

Schedule:

The Jefferson County Business and Workforce Center utilizes a hybrid model workplace that balances the responsibilities of public service with the benefits of a flexible work environment. During the training period, employees are required to work on location 4 days per week. After training has been completed and core competencies have been demonstrated , employees are able to work where needed, at the office or in the community, at least two days a week and telecommute remotely at a designated workplace within the State of Colorado the remaining days. Employees must have access to a private workspace with a reliable internet connection when working remotely. This position requires 2 days per week working within identified correctional facilities that are partnered with Jefferson County through grant programs.

Compensation

$ 25. 00 - $ 27.60 USD Annually

Compensation will be determined based on education, experience, and skills.

Benefits: Jefferson County offers a generous benefits package that supports your personal and professional life. Benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance, paid time off and holidays, retirement matching, wellness programs, tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, remote work options and more . For more information, click Here for our Total Rewards summary.

Essential Duties

  • Conducting individual career coaching sessions with job seekers offering personalized guidance and support in identifying transferable skills and experience, reaching their employment goals, and overcoming the unique barriers and challenges associated with reentering the workforce after incarceration.
  • Providing career and job readiness guidance to job seekers through Trauma-Informed customer service. These services may include, but are not limited to:
  • Intake and initial assessment to determine participants’ goals, aptitude, and ability to obtain employment.
  • Determine appropriateness and eligibility for participants program enrollment.
  • Guide, support, and monitor participants’ progress towards employment goals through recurring coaching meetings and follow-up communication .
  • Advise and guide job seekers with making occupational or career decisions along with identifying and addressing barriers to employment .
  • Assist job seekers in identifying transferable skills and how to best highlight their qualifications .
  • Make referrals and ensure wrap-around services are being coordinated with internal and external partners to address participant needs.
  • Collaborate with job seekers, and other professionals, to coordinate the successful completion of training required to expand skills and achieve employment goals.
  • Deliver supportive services to promote stability.
  • Serve as a lead to staff, assisting team members as appropriate , to resolve problems and routine challenges. Provide coaching and mentoring to staff for deployment of new projects, procedures, and achievement of goals.
  • Fostering relationships and partnering with diverse professionals within the Bureau of Prisons and others in the corrections field.
  • Develop and facilitate customized workshops and training sessions for program participants, addressing specific needs such as overcoming barriers, resume building, interview skills, and workplace professionalism.
  • Maintain high-quality records of participant data and activities in multiple databases including Connecting Colorado to ensure files are in exemplary condition for internal and external audit purposes .
  • Performing case administration activities, including preparing and reviewing forms, status updates to ensure compliance with program regulations and fiscal limits and ensures all services and activities are in compliance with all associated policies, regulations, and processes.
  • Creating and maintaining partnerships with community organizations to streamline enhancing services.
  • Maintains knowledge of all applicable Federal, State, and agency rules, regulations, policies, and guidelines
  • Strong organization and time management skills are essential to efficiently handle multiple client cases, maintain accurate records, and meet critical deadlines.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned .

Qualifications

Research shows that women and other underrepresented and historically marginalized groups tend to apply only when they check every box in the posting. If you are reading this and hesitating to click “apply” for that reason, we encourage you to go for it! A true passion and excitement for making an impact is just as important as work experience.

Minimal Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree and
  • A minimum of 3 years’ work-related experience OR
  • A combination of education and work-related experience equivalent
  • Ability to pass a federal background check

You are a strong fit for this role if you have:

  • Specialized training in career development, counseling techniques, and coaching methodologies.
  • Industry knowledge and diverse personal career experiences, that will be instrumental in guiding clients through various challenges and opportunities.
  • A genuine passion for empowering individuals, fostering their self-discovery, and helping them navigate their educational and career paths.
  • A keen eye for detail and understanding of the importance of maintaining accurate records.
  • Comprehensive understanding of the justice system, including its procedures, policies, and key stakeholders.
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong professional boundaries.
  • An in-depth understanding of the barriers faced by individuals reentering the workforce after incarceration, including stigma, limited access to resources, and legal restrictions.

Additional Job Information

  • Offer of employment contingent upon successful completion of criminal history, motor vehicle report, education verification, and/or references .
  • Please note that supplemental questions requiring a written response will serve as a writing sample .
  • Reference Checks are only required if requested by the Hiring manager .
  • CAPS, CSS FP, and HS FP are department specifics requests in Human Services.

How To Apply

Applications will be accepted electronically at Jefferson County Colorado Career Opportunities .

Applicants complete an online form and have the option to provide a resume and detailed cover letter that describes why you are the best candidate for the position. Applications are reviewed for minimum qualifications listed in the qualifications section of the job bulletin, and applicants are contacted directly by the hiring team regarding next steps. To view the status of your application or direct communication from the hiring team, please log into your candidate portal .

For more details on the recruitment process, please visit https://www.jeffco.us/1860/FAQs

Questions

  • County Recruitment Team: 303-271-8400 or CareerTalent@Jeffco.us
  • Library Recruitment Team: 303.275.6168 or talent@jeffcolibrary.org
  • Sheriff Recruitment Team: 303.271.5332 or sheriff.recruiting@co.jefferson.co.us

Education

Bachelor's Degree

Experience

Work Experience: Minimum three years

Certifications

Languages:

Category

Health & Human Services