The Case Manager Job Placement Specialist Job Responsibilities:
- Develop and perform outreach and recruitment activities to support UMOS National Farmworker Jobs Program grant plan, program goals and objectives, and maintain outreach and recruitment logs that capture contacts made with employer camps, training providers, colleges, employers, American Job Centers, one-stop career centers and other potential collaborative partners.
- Schedule and conduct participant applications/interviews to determine eligibility for National Farmworker Jobs Program program and provide emergency assistance to MSFWs statewide; assistance may include food, gas, shelter/lodging, and transportation as deemed an emergency and enter services in the data system.
- Respond to phone/email/text contacts, schedule appointments, and provide program information to MSFWs as part of a comprehensive approach in addressing crises and provide backup emergency assistance and case management, when needed.
- Conduct a variety of assessments to identify barriers and needs, advise on available job skills training resources, assist in determining realistic training goals in alignment with local labor market information and employment trends, and create an Employment Development Plan (EDP) that includes goal development, timelines for acquiring skills through education or training, and specific actions steps leading to self-sufficiency.
- Conduct job-readiness assessments and/or coordinate/perform workshops, provide employment trend information that identifies job sectors in high demand and high growth within the community.
- Work with schools, employers, and training providers to ensure that participants are making progress and attending activities regularly.
- Document, in a timely manner, all contacts in the UMOS National Farmworker Jobs Program Application (data system) and maintain participant case files, to include documentation of service provision, outcomes, educational scores/assessments, certificates, measurable skills gains, on-the-job training (OJT) and work experience contracts, timesheets, case notes, and electronic signatures on all required case documents and ensure compliance with safeguarding personally identifiable information (PII).
- Work with program staff and supervisor in analyzing/interpreting program-related legislation that impacts policy and/or procedures and recommends program policy and procedural updates/changes.
- Plan, schedule and conduct employer contacts to promote partnership for full employment and employer incentives.
- Assist with developing, maintaining, updating a Community Resource Directory of agencies offering a variety of services to Farmworkers and coordinate with these agencies available to participants, including availability of accessing education/training opportunities, job placement and retention services.
- Assist in developing statewide service provider community networks, including job centers, which will support MSFW families, conduct presentations, and participate in collaboration meetings with community stakeholders throughout the state.
- Network with statewide American Job Centers/One-Stops and partners to keep abreast of local job openings and refer adults, youth, veterans, dislocated workers, and explore opportunities for co-enrollment based on funding availability.
- Develop and maintain contact with employers and other employer organizations to create a statewide network that will potentially hire program participants and allow for negotiations of OJT contracts.
- Develop statewide work experience opportunities, if appropriate, and design contracts for such activities with the participant and the employer, identifying needed skills development and training to be provided.
- Initiate job referrals and coordinate to meet employers’ needs such as tie-in advertising, on site interviews or other special recruitment’s efforts.
- Attend meetings, seminars, workshops, and perform other duties as assigned.
The Case Manager Job Placement Specialist Job Qualifications:
- Associate degree or 2 years of post-secondary education in social science, human services, or related field. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
- At least 2 years’ experience in case management (1 year of experience may be substituted with 1 year of education.
- Travel and work irregular/flexible hours, including on call evening hours.
- Able to communicate in both English/Spanish. PREFERRED
- Excellent communication (both written and verbal), customer service, and organization skills.
- Must have a car, valid driver’s license, and adequate auto insurance.
Employment with UMOS is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check prior to employment.
UMOS isan equal opportunity Affirmative Action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employmentwithout regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.Qualifications Education
Associates or better in Human Services or related field.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)