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Career Counselor

Teamsters Service Bureau | Minnesota Job Partners

 

Purpose

Your next opportunity to make a difference might be in our open career counselor position. As part of our team, you can empower job seekers to get training for great careers with higher pay. You will have the chance to work one-on-one with individuals, guiding them to a better future. Coaching our diverse clients in an affirming, comfortable environment is a rewarding way to put your talents to work. We foster a culture where everyone feels a sense of belonging and can be their authentic self at work. In addition, you will enjoy competitive pay and generous benefits.

 

Responsibilities

  • Help job seekers identify their interests and abilities using assessment tools.

  • Motivate job seekers to create and pursue an employment plan.

  • Assist job seekers in developing both hard and soft skills.

  • Connect job seekers to skill-building workshops and job fairs.

  • Connect job seekers to short-term and long-term training opportunities.

  • Connect clients to financial support for tuition, childcare, transportation, food, shelter, etc.

  • Refer clients to health insurers and therapy providers, as needed.

  • Coach job seekers to overcome issues that could undermine their academic or career success.

  • Develop or improve résumés and cover letters.

  • Encourage job seekers during their job search.

  • Match each job seeker’s employment goals with current job openings.

  • Keep current with occupational trends and in-demand positions.

  • Track the progress of each program participant.

  • Perform outreach and other duties as assigned.

 

Skills

  • Ability to actively listen and build relationships.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication.

  • Strong planning and organization with attention to detail.

  • Professional conduct, honesty, and integrity.

  • Proficient with Workforce One, the web-based client management application.

  • Proficient with Microsoft (Word, Outlook, Excel, Teams) and Internet searches.

 

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in career counseling, social work, psychology, or similar field.

  • At least 2 years of experience working with dislocated workers.

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree in career counseling, social work, psychology, or similar field.

  • At least 2 years of experience working with dislocated workers.

 

Job Type

  • Bachelor’s degree in career counseling, social work, psychology, or similar field.

  • At least 2 years of experience working with dislocated workers.

 

Competitive Pay

Annual salary is $54,184.

 

Generous Benefits

  • 100% employer-paid health insurance for single/family premiums

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage

  • Paid vacation (2 weeks)

  • Paid holidays (14 holidays + 2 personal days)

  • Paid sick time (1 day earned per calendar month)

  • 401(k) retirement plan

Convenient Location

Based in our Minneapolis office (2829 University Ave. SE, Suite 100) next to the Prospect Park Light Rail Station on the Green Line.

 

Remote Work

Option to work from home 3 days a week, in the office 2 days a week.

 

Reporting

Career Counselors report to Employment Services Manager.

 

How to Apply

Email your résumé and cover letter to clerical@mntsb.org

Application deadline is October 14, 2022. Start date is December 1, 2022.

           

Minnesota Job Partners values diversity and inclusion.  We encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply.

 

About Minnesota Job Partners

Minnesota Job Partners is proudly affiliated with the Teamsters labor union. We advance economic opportunity for all through career counseling, job training, résumé preparation, placement services, and financial support. We empower Minnesotans who have lost their jobs to quickly get back to work with family-sustaining wages and benefits. We believe that working people deserve a living wage, health insurance, time to care for their loved ones, opportunities for advancement, and the ability to grow old with dignity.

 

Connect with Us

Websites: www.jobpartners.org and www.mntsb.org

Facebook: @mntsbdwp and @mntsbfamily

Twitter: @JobPartnersMN

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/mntsb-jobpartners