HIRED Employment Counselor DW Adult WIOA Dakota/Ramsey County in Minneapolis, Minnesota
HIRED is seeking and Employment Counselor to work one on one with Adult WIOA participants to address complex issues that, in many cases, have impeded sustained attachment to the workforce. Counselors work with participants to create an Individualized Employment Plan (IEP)and provide assistance on an as-needed basis. With personal issues identified and supports for resolution in place, counselors assist their participants to move through job readiness activities and help with placement. The end goal for each is to secure employment with self-sufficient wages and begin progressing towards a future of financial stability. This position is responsible for case management, employment counseling and coordination of career and support services for enrolled program participants. Responsible for a designated caseload while meeting all critical performance goals including position performance goals and program contract goals. Depending on qualifications and experience this position could be filled as a Senior Employment Counselor. All Hired employees are expected to carry out their responsibilities in the spirit of equity and inclusion; and to actively participate in cultural competency/sensitivity training's and events.