NEW OFFICE LOCATION ALERT
Starting April 3rd, 2023 PIE will move to a new office space next to Angle Lake in SeaTac. You can find us at 19530 International Blvd., Suite 108, SeaTac, WA 98188.
Partner in Employment advocates for livable wages, fair working conditions, equitable social support, and access to job training and education for immigrants and refugees. You can get involved by donating and following us on Facebook for news and updates on our work. Donations to PIE help us serve and provide stability to the immigrant and refugee community.
Join Our Team
Join our PIE family and be part of an organization committed to serving immigrants and refugees in South King County.
Program Director (FT)
Partner in Employment (PIE) works to guarantee the long-term economic stability of newly arrived refugees and immigrants in King County by providing tailored assistance in language acquisition, housing stabilization, workforce entry, and job training in higher-wage industries. As a Program Director of PIE you will work closely with the Executive Director to oversee the programmatic aspects of
the organization. The Program Director will assist the Executive Director in program development, strategic planning, staff supervision and marketing. The Program Director will oversee all the programstoimplementeffectivestrategiestoensureprogramsuccess.
Supervision and Staff Support
- Provide supervision and staff support to a group of individuals including, but not limited to Manager(s) and Coordinator(s)
- Develop a schedule for meeting with staff working on different projects for updates and support
- Organize and facility monthly staff meetings
- Other duties as assigned by Executive Director under Supervision and Staff Support
Program Development and Oversight
- Assess gaps in community’s needs and develop strategies to address gaps
- Assist in new program development and implementation
- Become familiarized with PIE’s projects, grants and contracts
- Reviews individual project milestones to assess areas for improvements
- Review individual program budgets and evaluate staffing needs10
- Create a system of tracking deadlines for each project
- Create a system of reminders to assist staff in meeting deadlines and project milestones
- Attend meetings to stay connected with community needs
- Other duties as assigned by Executive Director under Program Oversight
Development (in partnership with Development Director)
- Based on community’s needs, research funding opportunities, determine appropriateness and viability of potential grants, assess potential challenges, and assist Development Director in pursuing grant writing
- Explore and develop partnership with other community organizations to meet community’s needs
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
- Bachelor’s degree in Non-profit Management or human services field, and 3 years professional experience in human services, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
- Experience working with individuals with limited English proficiency and newly arrived in the USA
- Familiarity with non-profit management and staff supervision
- Familiarity handling public resources
- Excellent communication, organization, management skills
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team
- Demonstrated computer skills including knowledge of Excel, word processing and email programs
- Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with individuals from a wide range of cultural backgrounds
- Master’s degree in Non-profit Management or human services field, and 3 years professional experience in human services, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
- Has prior experience working in non-profit in South King County
- Experience working with refugees and immigrants, low-income families and individuals with high barriers to obtaining employment and completing training
- Extensive knowledge of community resources including employment and training
- Experience with the non-profit landscape in South King County
Position Reports to: Executive Director
POSITION STATUS: Exempt, Full-time, 40hrs/per week
POSITION RATE: Salary, $75,000 – $85,000 annually
*Position qualifies for full benefit after 90 days probation and includes the following: Paid sick and vacation, holiday pay, medical, dental, vision, and retirement plan.
Please submit your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. In your cover letter, please include a statement regarding your salary requirement for this position.
POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED
Employment Practitioner (FT)
The Employment Practitioner is responsible for assisting low-income individual to access education and employment opportunities. As part of a team, the Employment Practitioner is responsible for coordination of services, career counseling, job search and job skills training, job placement and retention. The Employment Practitioner will provide support to refugees and immigrants accessing needed services including outreach, intake assessment, case-management, advocacy, and referral. In addition, they will work collaboratively with providers to ensure continuity of services. The Employment Practitioner will maintain monthly records, participant files, and accurate reports of services.
Outreach and Assessment
· Conduct outreach with clients, employers, and community providers.
· Promote and build quality client case load through recruitment and referral.
· Conduct comprehensive assessment of clients’ training and employment needs to ensure contractual compliance.
· Provide job development, placement and retention services to job seekers including arranging for career exploration/exposure, job matching, and working with employers and new employees to problem solve.
· Provide career counseling, job search, and job skills training.
· Conduct workshops and skills trainings to prepare refugee and immigrant clients for job search and employment.
· Assist clients with employment application, job search, resume preparation, and job interviews.
· Provide job leads, ensure clients participation and progress is reported in timely manner.
· Identify training opportunities and connect clients.
· Act as an advocate on behalf of clients so they can access services.
· Assist with job placement and job retention including resolving crisis that may arise from work/intern sites.
· Based on clients training needs and career exploration, develop training plans that lead to career paths with wage progression opportunities and increased towards client’s self-sufficiency.
· Based on client assessment, enroll clients into ESL and/or vocational training classes to increase employment success and job retention.
· Assists clients to remove their employment barriers.
· Maintain weekly contacts with clients during their job search activity or training to support and resolve barriers
· Maintain monthly contact with clients during their employment period to ensure their continued employment by utilizing the retention services program per contract requirements
· Ensure appropriate job placement by maintaining regular follow-up contacts with clients and employers
· Provide crisis intervention and assist clients with support services to ensure successful employment retention
· Track employment opportunities in King County
· Complete and submit all required paperwork in a timely, quality, and accurate manner
· Track and collect job placement data and providing that data to the supervisor on monthly basis
· Participate in staff meetings and other related trainings
· Other duties as assigned
· Associate degree and 2 years professional experience in employer and/or vocational training field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
· Fluency in English and one of these languages: Congolese language(s) and/or Afghanistan languages.
· Excellent organizational, outreach and recruitment skills
· Ability to work independently and as part of a team
· Demonstrated computer skills including knowledge of Excel, word processing and email programs
· Knowledge of local market trends, employment and training services, and the welfare system
· Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with individuals from a wide range of cultural backgrounds
· Must have own transportation, a valid Washington state driver’s license, and ability to travel to multiple sites on a regular basis
· Bachelor’s degree
· Knowledge of reporting databases
· Experience working with low English-speaking refugees and immigrants in Employment Services
· Extensive knowledge of community resources and employment and training resources
Full-time; 40 hours per week
Hourly; depends on experience
If interested and would like to apply for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume to email@example.com. Please indicate your salary requirement in your cover letter.
POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED