The Employment Training Specialist who is responsible for the oversight of day-to-day operations of the Employment Readiness and Career Passport Programs, as well as helping insure growth and sustainability of the programs. The Employment Training Specialist is responsible for the ongoing coordination of job readiness services working with experienced skills-based, volunteers (HR professionals, computer instructors) along with the Housing Forward Job Developer to enhance clients' employability.
The Career Passport Program focuses on individuals in a group setting. The program is primarily targeted towards participants in our Supportive Housing, Outreach and our PADS Shelter Program and is geared towards addressing the specific barriers this targeted population of individuals face in regards to employment.
It is vital that facilitators motivate clients and identify the barriers and issues that could keep them from succeeding in the program and thus self-sufficiency and begin addressing those barriers and issues with our clients.