Pre-Apprenticeship Counselor Needed – Utica, NY

Job Title: Pre-Apprenticeship Counselor

Target Population: Women interested in Non-Traditional Occupations

Responsibilities:

  • Work in a collaborative manner among program partners and staff to ensure that any issues that may arise on the worksite are handled in an appropriate and timely manner.
  • Deliver regular ongoing guidance and supports to assist participants in staying on track.
  • Familiarity with labor market trends and NYS Department of Labor Apprenticeship Rules and Regulations.
  • Monitor and record individual participant progress.
  • Ensure that participants are connected with appropriate supportive services.
  • Plan and implement mentorship opportunities for participants.
  • Assist participants in assessing educational, career, financial and personal needs.
  • Tailor program to participants’ specific needs and determine eligibility for funding opportunities.
  • Exhibit attention to detail for project evaluation and data collection for performance reports.
  • Empower females to join non-traditional occupations.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required in human services, psychology, criminal justice or a related field
  • Academic advising; student development
  • Applicants from background similar to target population and/or familiarity with the challenges faced by them strongly encouraged
  • Impact of learning culture; ability to communicate across cultures; value diversity

Benefits: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Employer contributed matching 401 K, Vacation, Sick Leave, Holidays

To Apply: please send a resume to kbetti@working-solutions.org