Employment Specialist: Are you charismatic and enjoy winning people over? Or do you have a proven track record in sales or marketing? Project HOME is searching for a social justice worker to help people who have experienced homelessness find jobs and careers in the private sector.
Leveraging their own work experience, the Employment Specialist identifies/creates job opportunities to match qualified participants with jobs. They cultivate and maintain relationships with employers and provide on-going retention services to both the employer and the participant.
This position reports to the Director. We are looking for a dynamic and hardworking individual who enjoys sales/marketing, and understands the ways poverty, racism and systems of oppression may affect an individual’s opportunities for education and employment. The Employment Specialist is critical Project HOME’s mission to end and prevent homelessness.
The Specialist has two overarching responsibilities: 1) To establish new and maintain existing employer relationships to secure competitive employment opportunities, and 2) To effectively match Project HOME participants with employment.