REPORTS TO: Director of Teen Initiatives
The primary responsibility of the Workforce Readiness Manager is overseeing all workforce development initiatives. This includes but is not limited to, coordinating field trips, collaborating with vocational/technical schools, facilitating workforce development curriculum programs, and career exploration activities.
Program Management & Performance
- Stimulate interest and participation for members in careers before graduation from high school.
- Mobilize members to attend selected workshops, field trips, and life and workforce readiness activities.
- Secure program materials from different institutions and develop reward and recognition systems for consistent participation.
- Develop a positive atmosphere among members toward achieving long term academic success and career goals.
- Secure guest speakers introducing different careers to members.
- Manage/Coordinate field trips related to careers and job shadowing.
- Manage/Coordinate career fairs.
- Manage/Coordinate the Generals Club Program including Generals Construction Career Day, career speakers, and construction field trips.
- Play an active role in event coordination alongside Director of Teen Initiatives.
- Manage/Coordinate Annual Career Day.
- Supervise and manage all event staff.
- Develop the event itinerary.
- Work with community partners to coordinate event day volunteers & presentations.
- Manage/Coordinate Career Launch – A Day at Broward College.
- Supervise and manage all event staff.
- Actively communicate with BGCBC Alumni to develop and up-to-date list of their education and career information.
- Work with members to create a profile of their college & career interests to provide personalized programming opportunities and certifications.
- Manage/Coordinate Workforce Development Programs -
- Bring Your “A” Game, Career Launch, and Money Matters.
- Coordinate a robust schedule of workforce readiness activities and experiences.
- Follow-up with Club Directors to track employed Club Members and workforce partners.
- Coordinate workforce development presentations and interviews for qualifying Club Members.
- Manage the execution and tracking of BGCBC virtual reality programs -
- TrasfrVR career exposure & virtual training facility
- Xennial Digital, Soft Skills.
- Assist Development team with writing grants that fund workforce development programs.
- Coordinate Grant funded programs while tracking program impact and budgets.
- Play a supportive role in the Youth of the Year program with the guidance of the Director of Teen Initiatives.
- Maintain accurate reporting of workforce development programs and activities (administrative).
- Utilize the Clubs information database to identify all Club Members grades 8 through 12 (ages 13-18) for active program participation.
- Some college preferred or knowledge of post-secondary education.
- Must have a current First Aid/CPR Certificate.
- Must be eligible to obtain a CDL.
- Ability to interact with diverse personalities, always displaying tact, maturity, and flexibility; and the ability to address and de-escalate crisis.
- Must be knowledgeable about secondary and post-secondary schools and technical/vocational programs.
- Must have knowledge about training, professional salaries, and projected employment needs for members.
- Maintain discipline and adherence to BGCBC rules.
- Good written and oral skills.
Physical and Mental Requirements:
Good sight and hearing; sitting for four hours per day; ability to work well with adolescents, providing empathy, guidance, coaching, and mentoring skills. Good reasoning abilities and sound judgment.
ENVIRONMENTAL AND WORKING CONDITIONS:
The majority of work will be conducted in an office setting; however, major blocks of time will be away from the office and at the event venues. Various off-site meetings will occur at respective Boys & Girls Clubs or Volunteer offices.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $45,000.00 per year plus benefits
This job description is intended to provide a summary of the major duties and responsibilities of this job. You may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.