The Placement/Outreach Specialist works to develop and maintain relationships with community businesses and employers which lead to informational interviewing opportunities, shadowing experiences, short-term job placement, long-term career placement and/or enrollment in post-secondary education, military, registered apprenticeships/national service. S/he works closely with Juvenile Justice Center staff in providing services to youth residents. S/he conducts outreach to potential students, referring entities and placement sites. S/he will conduct enrollments and maintain database for AmeriCorps students.
Associates degree with Bachelor’s preferred in business, marketing, human resources, social work or a related field with one year of professional experience. Working with people with barriers to employment, particularly justice-involved youth or adults is preferred. Related work experience may be substituted for educational qualifications.