Employment & Education Coordinator

5525 Raby Rd, Norfolk, VA 23502, USA Req #16762
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has a job opening for a Education & Employment Coordinator in the Hampton Roads Area Command.


Position Summary

Provides job coordination to Hope Village clients; assess client skills, experience and suitability for the job market; coordinate and instruct job-readiness workshops; assist clients with resume preparations and interviewing skills.


Plans, develops, implements, leads, and evaluates a comprehensive educational program designed to assist persons to better their lifestyles through education; researches and develops effective and innovative course materials; documents program activities and attendance as well as client progress; builds and maintains effective and professional relationships with clients and other community agencies; provides referrals as needed.


Minimum Qualifications:


Education and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Business Administration, or related field plus two years’ experience or any equivalent combination or training or experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.


License/Certification

None


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of computer applications.

Knowledge of crisis intervention.

Knowledge of the principles and practices of Adult Education.

Knowledge of the principles and practices of life management including such topics as Parenting, Nutrition, Aids and Drug Awareness, Life Skills, etc.

Skills in interviewing and counseling.

Skills in applying computer knowledge to applications in use.

Ability to conduct workshops and speak publicly.

Ability to be assertive yet professional.

Ability to make sound decisions using own discretion.

Ability to develop and lead educational programs in an innovative and effective manner.

Ability to monitor, document, and evaluate the progress of program participates.

Ability to prepare and maintain records and reports in an accurate and up-to-date manner.

Ability to build and maintain effective and nurturing relationships with program clients.


Mental and Physical Abilities

Ability to meet attendance requirements.

Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language.

Duties are usually performed seated or standing. Sitting may be relieved by brief or occasional period of standing or walking.

Ability to lift 25 pounds.


Working Conditions

Work is performed in a normal office environment where there are little or no physical discomforts associated with changes in weather or discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt and the like.


Additional Information

All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.


To apply, please select the “Apply Now” icon at the bottom of this posting.


*Application Submittal Period: September 15, 2021 – September 29,2021


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

When an application is selected for review, typically, only applicants who indicate the relevant education and experience requirements, as indicated in the job description for the position, may be considered for job openings. Please FULLY complete the application, answer questions completely, honestly and to the best of your ability. Please also upload a copy of your resume (when available). Those applicants requiring accommodation to the application and/or interview process should contact a representative of the Human Resources Department at the applicable location.

We appreciate your interest in employment opportunities with The Salvation Army!

Other details

  • Job Family PMC-NON-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Education
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5525 Raby Rd, Norfolk, VA 23502, USA