The West Oakland Job Resource Center (WOJRC) is a project of the City of Oakland with Urban Strategies Council acting as its fiscal agent. The WOJRC’s mission is to transform the lives of low-income, under-served residents of Oakland, particularly West Oakland, through family-sustaining careers in the construction building trades, and transportation, distribution, and logistics sectors.
This is a full-time (37.5 hours per week) salaried (exempt) position in the West Oakland Job Resource Center; Urban Strategies Council will serve as the employer of record. The Case Support Counselor reports directly to the Program Director and will provide programmatic assistance to meet the operational needs of the WORJC. The Case Support Counselor will assist with outreach and recruitment efforts, job placements and follow up retention services for clients. The Case Support Counselor is responsible for direct client support by conducting comprehensive client intake and assessments to determine work readiness in terms of work experience, education level, and other social indicators. The Case Support Counselor will also work in a team environment with the Project Director, Program Manager, and program staff to review client caseloads. The Case Support Counselor will utilize the case management database to monitor and track client intake, assessment, progress, and outcomes. The successful candidate must possess interpersonal skills, be highly organized, able to take initiative, prioritize tasks, and maintain a sense of professionalism at all times as the main point of contact for clients, the public, and the community.
The position will begin immediately upon identification of a suitable candidate.
$40,000 per year plus a bull benefits package including PTO (paid time off)
Please submit a cover letter, describing your interest and qualifications for the position and your resume ONLINE only. No telephone inquiries, please.
Urban Strategies Council is an equal opportunity employer