Career Coach (Temporary) - WFS 816140
ResCare | Cincinnati, OH 45237 (map it!Map it!) | 8/9/2014

  • Assumes central responsibility for a caseload of SYEP youth achieving self-sufficiency by monitoring progress throughout the program cycle, beginning with referral and continuing through retention and advancement efforts
  • Performs recruitment activities to meet required number of youth to be served
  • Establishes rapport with area businesses and agencies, and works with them to identify summer job worksite opportunities for youth
  • Monitors worksite activity including performing site visits to assure worksites are providing appropriate work assignments and supervision for youth
  • Conducts group/one-on-one orientation for participants and parents, as appropriate, and provides a positive introduction to the My Life program
  • Pre-screens youth for potential eligibility for the program according to HCJFS guidelines; assists youth in gathering required eligibility documentation
  • Refers potentially eligible youth to HCJFS for eligibility determination
  • Performs intake and enrollment by conduct one-on-one interviews; assesses skills, abilities, basic skills functioning level, and interests
  • Identify participant challenges to program participation and prompt them to find solutions
  • Facilitate job readiness and job search workshops including Project CEO
  • Recruits worksites, obtains signed agreements and performs Supervisor orientations
  • Uses information gleaned from intake interview and the results of participant’s self-assessment to match participants to appropriate worksites and positions
  • Makes weekly visits to worksites to pick up timesheets or review evaluations; assists worksite supervisors with problems at worksite
  • Provides case management services to youth including completing paperwork to document participant activity and progress
  • Maintains information about area resources and employers
  • Ensures participant accountability
  • Develops and maintains effective working relationships with HCJFS and HamiltonCounty's OhioMeansJobs Center
  • Prepares, organizes and maintains participant files reflecting the entire history of a program participant in an audit-ready state including a log of supportive services issued
  • Maintains accurate, updated information in the participant database


Key Areas of Responsibilities

  • Submits internal and customer reports as required and processes incoming mail and referrals
  • Maintains follow-up contact with employers to determine satisfaction with services and plan for quality improvement
  • Performs other duties as necessary to the success of the project and participants


  • Related work experience and desire to work with youth. Prior case management experience. Excellent verbal and written communication and customer service skills.
  • Demonstrate mastery in using social media and technology. Ability to work in a flexible and challenging atmosphere and use innovation to provide services.
  • Familiarity with the communities being served, with knowledge and understanding of local needs and resources.

Education/Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Related Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college, or equivalent work experience


Employment Type: Full-Time
Base Pay: N/A
Other Pay: N/A
Industry: Healthcare - Health Services
Education: Not Specified
Experience: Not Specified
Manages Others: Not Specified
Relocation: Not Specified
Required Travel: Not Specified
Job ID: 9839231327-52750072589
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