Career Coach for Faith Based Non-Profit

Denver, CO

Apply Here: https://loxo.co/job/195408


Our client is a ministry and non-profit that believes in being all-in, putting down deep roots in a community, and loving neighbors

even when it costs us. They believe that diversity is not just beautiful, it is necessary. They believe in telling

people the truth, even when it hurts. These are just some of the values of this ministry, and they take them very seriously.

This Non-profit is a faith-based organization, affiliated with a Bible church, and the ministry believes that the

nonprofit organization, working in tandem with a local church, most fully reflects God’s kingdom.

As an employee of this ministry, you will be joining a Christian community on mission to abolish all forms

of poverty in metro Denver. If you are just interested in a job, this opportunity is not for you. If you are

looking for a way to live out your purpose, read on.


This non-profit is partnering with a large church in Highlands Ranch, Colorado, to offer a

self-sufficiency and career development program called __________. This program combines the

elements of coaching, community engagement and career development to support greater wholeness in the

lives of participants. Coaches in this program are more than case managers. This position is located in

Denver, CO. We actively strive for diversity in our workforce. 


Coach Reports to:

Site Director


General Job Responsibility:

The Career Coach is responsible for leading the recruitment of new participants into the program. Through

coaching, he/she equips and supports program participants, who we call “Leaders,” to achieve financial self-

sufficiency through obtaining employment with advancement opportunities leading to a livable income. The

Career Coach will use a variety of strategies to engage and support Leaders, including long-term case

management, middle skills and employment development, resource referrals, soft skills training, and

community building.


Specific Job Responsibilities

Recruiting and Admissions Responsibilities

  • Recruit potential Leaders for the semi-annual career development cohort
  • Develop and maintain relationships with community partners to build a Leader recruitment pipeline
  • Lead information sessions for potential Leaders
  • Interview and help make decisions regarding admission of potential Leaders into the program
  • Manage and attend recruitment events (sometimes on nights and weekends)


Case Management Responsibilities

  • Coach 20-30 participants towards their self-sufficiency and career goals
  • Develop strategies and action plans for Leaders
  • Track and maintain data and case notes
  • Keep records and evaluate Leader progress
  • Facilitate regular coaching sessions with Leaders
  • Research local resources that would help support Leader’s self-sufficiency goals
  • Work with Leaders to identify viable career pathways and plan next steps
  • Help oversee middle skills, apprenticeship enrollment and internships, including identifying and building relationships with community colleges and other educational providers and facilitating Leaders’ enrollment in these programs
  • Identify and build relationships with potential employers and facilitate submission of employment applications, interviewing and on-boarding of Leaders into employment positions
  • Attend and teach soft skills training through Professional Development and Community Gathering
  • Help lead all program activities
  • Attend and assist in setup and teardown for all program events
  • Assist in developing a scope and sequence for all program events
  • Assist in the training of the volunteers who work alongside Leaders, and maintain communications with Leaders and volunteers


Qualifications

  • A deep level of knowledge and understanding of the complexity of poverty and a familiarity working with issues of poverty
  • 3+ years of career and community development experience, preferably in a complex multi- program environment; related master’s degree a plus
  • 3+ years of cross-cultural leadership experience
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills; proven ability to communicate with diverse audiences
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, high standards, initiative and follow through
  • Proven ability to motivate others and solve problems
  • Team player who is willing to help other staff team members when needed.
  • Must be able to work creatively within a budget and use innovation to find ways of more effectively managing resources
  • Strong commitment to Christian faith


Compensation and Benefits

Base Salary: $48,000

Vacation: 10 days, plus the week between Christmas and New Years


Apply Here: https://loxo.co/job/195408