Employment Specialist (Re-entry) - Avenue J
Volunteers of America Texas

Fort Worth, Texas

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Are you looking for a job that makes a difference? Do you have a passion for helping others? We may be the right organization for you: VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA TEXAS.

For over 100 years VOA Texas, a faith-based and non-profit organization, has operated with a mission of "Helping America's Most Vulnerable Reach Their Full Potential" through various programs throughout Texas. Programs are locally created, managed and delivered to provide a wide array of human services through PAID positions. Come and be a part of the passion, the mission and the tradition!

Position: Employment Specialist
Location: Fort Worth, TX

Rate of Pay: $42,000 annually

Hours: Mon - Fri 8am -4pm (w/one late night 12pm -8pm)


The Employment Specialist/Coach supervises the client's job development program
within the Policies and Procedures of VOA-TX and the sponsoring agency. No direct staff supervisory


  • Develops, implements, and supervises the job development program.
  • Conducts Job Readiness class to assist clients in obtaining and maintaining full-time, permanent employment.
  • Maintains client employment documentation and verification as required by sponsoring agencies.
  • Develops and maintains potential employment opportunities.
  • Establishes vocational and educational resources in the community; makes referrals as required or needed.
  • Ensures the timely collection of client fees/wages and maintains appropriate documentation.
  • Submits accurate program reports in a timely manner.
  • Attends weekly client staffing meetings.
  • Conducts on-site employment visitations for clients as required.
  • Approves job search itineraries for clients on a daily basis.
  • Assumes on-call responsibilities as scheduled.
  • Ensures management of the program's resources within budget.
  • Within the scope of responsibility, adheres to budget guidelines, including expenditures, billing for services, P-Card documentation, etc.
  • Bachelor's degree in related field required.
  • Experience in guidance, counseling, or job placement preferred.
  • Valid Texas Driver License, clear MVR, and ability to be insured.

Volunteers of America Texas offers a rich benefits package including Health, Dental, Vision, LTD, STD, Life Insurance, Vacation and Sick time, other optional benefits and a retirement plan.

Make a living by making a difference. Apply online today!


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