Construction Transition Coordinator

July 6, 2021
Saint Paul, Minnesota

Change Inc. utilizes the power of relationships and community to create educational, training and healing opportunities for children, youth, young adults and families so that they can achieve their highest ambition. We provide services for children and families in the Twin Cities through GAP School, the Community & School Collaborative, and Change Institute. Change Inc. lives the following values:

  • Relationships are the key to change. In all of our programming, we strive to create and enhance relational resources. We believe that a relationship with a caring adult is the key protective factor for a young person.

  • Cultural knowledge is critical to growth and healing. Utilization of cultural practice, tradition and wisdom is central to our mentoring and healing work.

  • Being in community is a critical resource for human development. We strive to be builders of community.

  • Working collaboratively with young people, families and communities to identify and address the needs they have identified is a key standard of our approach. We believe that everyone can learn, and people can solve their own problems.

  • Hope is an essential element to encouraging people challenged by poverty, racism, trauma and transition. We bring a strength-based, problem-solving attitude to our work removing barriers to success in school and life.

The primary duty is to coordinate and manage deliverables in the Career Pathway program that assists students to transition into jobs and secondary education by assisting in the design, evaluation and implementation of relevant career and college readiness curriculum and lead case management and advising processes. Build rapport and assist participants to make critical decisions that address life goals and challenges.

Essential Responsibilities:

1. Assists in developing and maintaining positive home/school relationships among program participants

2. Assists in the successful implementation of the specified Career Pathway program

3. Builds and maintains relationship with prospective employers and identify opportunities for secondary education for participants

4. Builds relationships with program participants that leads to success

5. Assists in guiding program participants in completing job application, interview prep and maintaining employment

6. Serves as instructor in the specified program area

7. Manages data and reporting processes

8. Assists in both internal and external networking that will lead to successful program outcome

9. Assists in presenting a positive image that promotes Change Inc’s mission and vision

10. May perform other duties as assigned by supervisor

Qualifications:

§ Bachelor’s Degree/or Technical Certificate in the specified area

§ Strong ability to communicate in a diverse cultural environment with interpersonal skills

§ Experience in teaching/training in placement services

§ Experience in working in cross-cultural and urban community

§ Experience working with English Language Learners

§ Demonstrated ability for cultural competence

§ Experience or demonstrated ability to work with adolescents/young adults

§ The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be provided to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. In performing this job’s duties, the employee must: a). be able to continually stand, sit, walk up and down long stairs, talk and hear throughout each work day; b) sometimes.be able to stoop, bend, kneel, twist, and run; c) sometimes use hands to handle, assist, grasp and feel; d). sometimes reach, push and pull with arms and hands; e) and sometimes lift/ and or move up to 25 pounds

§ Able to pass criminal and sex offender background checks, after a conditional job offer

This position description is not meant to be all-inclusive. It defines the essential and critical position responsibilities only, which are subject to change at any time, with or without notice, due to business requirements, reasonable accommodation, or any other reason.


**Position is an Academic + 240 hours contract, approximately .83 FTE position

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Company Name:

Change Inc.

Salary:

$35000 - $50000 Per Year

Job Category:

Education/ Teaching

Industry:

Youth Development

Position Type:

Full Time

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