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To apply for any of these positions please send resume and cover letter by email to personnel@employmentstl.org,

preferably in a format recognized easily by Microsoft Office or Adobe Reader.

Career Specialist

Position Summary:

The successful candidate will possess a demonstrated ability to empower clients with significant barriers to obtain and maintain employment. In particular, client populations may include re-entry efforts for ex-offenders, homeless veterans, high school dropouts, mental health and/or substance abuse challenges, recent immigrants, and individuals with annual household incomes under $10,000. This may involve providing a range of supportive services designed to promote self-sufficiency. Key activities include interviewing clients to assess referral opportunities, determining eligibility criteria, aiding in the formulation of short term and long term goals, maintaining regular contact with clients, assisting in developing access to education, employment, and training, following up on retention of employment, and reporting on progress attained by clients enrolled in the program. Bachelor's degree in social work or equivalent experience preferred. Ability to use a computer and reliable transportation are both required for this position.

Housing Specialist

Position Summary:

At Employment Connection "Housing Specialist" is the same as "Housing Case Manager"

Housing Specialist will possess demonstrated success in developing supportive housing and services that allow homeless persons, including low-income veterans, to live as independently as possible. Assistance is offered to address three overall goals: achieve residential stability, increase skill levels and/or incomes, and obtain greater self-determination (i.e., more influence over decisions that affect their lives).  Will also provide services to prevent homelessness. This may involve providing a range of supportive services designed to promote housing stability, increased income, and greater self-sufficiency among eligible participants. Key activities include interviewing clients to assess referral opportunities, determining eligibility criteria, aiding in the formulation of short term and long term goals, maintaining regular contact with clients, assisting in developing access to education, employment, and training, providing life skills and financial literacy training, and reporting on progress attained by clients enrolled in the program. Bachelor's degree in social work or equivalent experience preferred. Ability to use a computer and reliable transportation are both required. Supervisory experience and/or an interest in program management a plus to help backup other roles in the housing unit as needed.

Cure Violence Positions

Second chance - Felon Friendly Employer

Violence Interrupter

Cooldown emotions, prevent retaliation, solve on-going conflicts & support communities.

Outreach Worker

Track violence, develop relationships and help change behaviors.

Qualifications:

All applicants must be respected and trusted in the Wells-Goodfellow/Hamilton Heights or Dutchtown neighborhoods and have experience working with at-risk youth and/or members of street organizations.

As with many area employers, we receive a large volume of responses and appreciate each submission, but we cannot promise to personally respond to each one.

This is a minority-friendly employer. EOE M/F/D/V.