Position: Vocational Counselor
Status: Full-Time or Part-time
Hours: 32 to 40 Hours/Week
Under the general supervision of the Director of Programs, the Vocational Counselor is responsible for providing services that help our clients to obtain the necessary education, vocational skills, work attitudes and aptitudes to secure permanent employment. She/he will meet regularly with the Program Team to communicate information related to the client’s vocational status and recommendations. The Vocational Counselor will conduct assessments of client interests, aptitudes, and skills, develop action/recommendation plans and individual services plans (ISPs) for participants, develop and maintain employer/partner contacts and relationships, provide preparation for job searches, input and evaluate data collected.
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
Intake, assess and manage cases to facilitate a return of the client to high-level productivity and maximum physical and mental improvement in an efficient cost effective, caring and timely manner.
- Thoroughly assess the physical, behavioral, vocational, and social areas that may adversely affect the client’s ability to achieve success on-the-job and work with the client to remove identified barriers and limitations to higher performance.
- Work closely with the client and social services providers to achieve timely treatment planning, implementation, and follow through.
- Establish a professional rapport with the client, family members, employer, attorney, social services providers and referral agencies to produce creative and cost effective solutions to achieve maximum job performance, recovery and return to work.
- Propose a cost effective rehabilitation plan to the referral source.
- Coordinate and implement the approved plan to successful completion.
- Ability to function independently with flexibility in a team setting.
- Assist in case supervisions.
- Report to the MCCDC state agency and referral sources in writing and verbally on a consistent, timely basis.
- Assist clients in developing realistic short and long-term vocational goals.
- Administer and interpret vocational and interest tests to establish clients' achievements, interests and aptitudes.
- Present compiled vocational data to treatment/ intervention staff and participate in team meetings that support the development and progress of the client.
- Conduct discussion groups for clients and residents providing vocational awareness techniques for handling work situations and job seeking skill preparation.
- Maintain up-to-date progress charts including individual and group notes; develop and maintain good charting skills.
- Interface with department supervisors to coordinate job functions and situational assessment performance appraisals.
- Provide job coaching and workforce adjustment services.
- Prepare all necessary proposals and reports.
- Attend regularly scheduled staff meetings and case conferences.
- Attend all required in-service training seminars.
- Participate in quality improvement activities.
- Report writing and case management filing.
REQUIREMENTS: (Education/Training and Experience Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)
- A Bachelor’s Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling or Workforce Development Case Management with at least 2 years related work experience preferred, but not required.
- Certified Case Manager (CCM) designation and Certification in Rehabilitation Counseling (CRC) preferred, but not required.
- At least two years of college in a relevant field (counseling, psychology, sociology, etc.) or 2-4 years equivalent Rehabilitation Counseling or Workforce Development Case Management experience. Candidates lacking this credential must be able to obtain this minimum standard during the six (6) month introductory employment probationary period.
- Prior experience with return to work focus, workforce development, and/or experience in rehabilitation, utilization review or case management.
- Must possess strong organizational skills, exhibit flexibility, resourcefulness, a strong work ethic, and the ability to work independently and productively in a team to meet deadlines and program objectives.
- Experience in coordinating projects independently.
- Ability to form and maintain positive working relationships with clients, supervisor, co-workers, community agencies, employers, stakeholders, partners and program participants.
- Superior assessment, problem solving, and relationship management skills.
- Well-developed organizational and time management skills.
- Comfortable working within internet based, proprietary software: (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Internet).
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Strong interpersonal skills with clients, partners, stakeholders, attorneys, claims personnel, employers, other counselors and medical providers.
- A valid state driver’s license, a positive driving record and proof of personal vehicle insurance coverage are required to be maintained at all times for this position.
- Must pass a TB and Drug Test.
- Must pass a Background, Criminal, Employment and Reference Check.
$30,000-$40,000 or negotiable based on experience and qualifications
Competitive medical, dental and vision benefits with optional 401K retirement plan and flexible spending account plan.
Please send your resume, cover letter, salary history, credentials and professional references to be considered for the MCCDC Program Manager position to:
Marin City Community Development Corporation
Attn: Blia Xiong, HR/Operations Director
441 Drake Avenue
Marin City, CA 94965
FUND DEVELOPMENT RESEARCHER/COORDINATOR
Position: Fund Development Researcher/Coordinator
Status: Part-Time – 15-25 Hours/Week
Job Type: Consulting Position
Salary: $25,000-30,000 DOE
Marin City Community Development Coordination (MCCDC) has been providing high quality employment services to low-income residents of Marin County since 1979. We pride ourselves on hiring the best of our community-those with a heart for caring and high expectations of the services provided. In return, we strive to offer the best workplace in Marin City!
We are currently looking for a part-time Fund Development Researcher/Coordinator. This is a part-time or consulting position for someone who has a passion for improving our community by connecting with donors and funders. The ideal candidate is independent, energetic, computer savvy, excellent research and writer, and a good communicator. The ideal candidate is also an excellent grant writer with a proven track record of success.
- Work with Executive Director to identify and develop written grant proposals.
- Interact with staff members, Fund Development committee members, and volunteers to achieve the organizational financial goals.
- Maintain organizational database of funders and donors and to track gifts.
- Promote positive public relations within the work setting and in the community.
- Plan, coordinate, and implement special fundraising events outlined in the annual fund development plan.
- Broaden donor awareness of agency programs and priorities; and increase the visibility of its programs across key stakeholder audiences.
- Identify, acquire and maintain organizational donors.
- Develop and implement a comprehensive annual fund development program resulting in a large sustained base of annual giving.
- Bachelor’s Degree in related field or 2 years documented experience in fund development or comparable experience required.
- Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
- Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
- At least 2 years of work experience of writing/research experience.
- Excellent writing, research and proposal development skills.
- Outstanding time management and analytical skills and the ability to manage multiple fundraising activities and initiatives.
- Experience in CRM database applications preferred.
- Ability to interact effectively with staff colleagues, donors, board members, volunteers, public figures and community leaders.
- Highly motivated, flexible, resourceful, well-organized and detail-oriented.
- Demonstrated record of setting and achieving goals and meeting deadlines.
- Ability to work as a team member and also independently.
- Strong oral and written communication skills.
- Excellent customer support skills and service orientation.
- Commitment to the mission of the MCCDC.
If you are looking for a rewarding career in a supportive environment MCCDC is the place. MCCDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. People of color and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Salary is negotiable based on experience and qualifications.
Please send your resume, cover letter, credentials, three (3) professional references, and three (3) writing samples to be considered for the Fund Development Researcher/Coordinator position to the email provided, or mail to:
Marin City Community Development Corporation
Attn: Human Resources Department
441 Drake Avenue
Marin City, CA 94965
NOTE TO CANDIDATE
Due to the sensitivity and requirements of our positions, you should expect to undergo and be cleared of an employment background/criminal check, if extended an offer for employment. You may be asked to provide proof of educational degree(s), license or credentials pertinent to the position.