Hancock Resource Center has the following openings for Team Members.
Full-time Benefits paid 100% by HRC: Individual Health Insurance after 90 days, two weeks of paid leave per year, able to use after six months. Short-term Disability, Long-term disability, Life Insurance, Retirement Plan with 3% match after one year. Four-day work week.
VETERAN OUTREACH/EMPLOYMENT COUNSELOR
Under general supervision, performs a variety of oversight functions related to employment counseling and placement of at-risk and homeless Veterans in the Pine Belt and Gulf Coast region of Mississippi; performs assigned duties; and performs other related work as required.
Full time position, daily travel across Pine Belt and Gulf Coast region, may require some travel (annually). VETERAN PREFERRED Essential Duties:
Outreach and recruitment of Veterans for the Homeless Veteran Reintegration Program
Outreach to employers and stakeholders in the Veteran community.
Employment and career counseling including vocational testing.
Presents career information and related subject matter to veterans
Guides veterans in their preparation to seek employment including transportation to interviews and other employment-related appointments.
Provide information and make presentations to civic and other interested groups
Develops and maintains needed procedures, forms, and operational records
Maintains permanent records of veterans and related data
Schedules veteran meetings, appointments, and interviews related to program
Prepares informational bulletins and other types of publications
Supports the other staff as needed
Performs a variety of clerical tasks, such as data entry, filing and related duties
Knowledge of: Modern office methods, procedures, and techniques; English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation; fundamentals of effective written and oral communication; veteran placement services and activities; principles of effective veteran, staff, community, and public agency relations; standard office machines and equipment, record storage, retrieval, and management systems.
Ability to: Conduct the day-to-day activities of the program; understand and follow oral and written directions; organize information and make effective presentations; operate a micro-computer and computer terminal using related application software; perform general clerical work with speed and accuracy; establish and maintain specialized subject matter filing systems; communicate effectively in oral and written form; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
Experience: Nonprofit Outreach and Marketing, Two years counseling, case management, monitoring, or related experience required involving training and job placement or other training/staff development.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in career counseling, education, guidance counseling, Human Services or a related field.
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