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Youth Employment Specialist

Posted: 03/24/2021

Nine Star Education and Employment Services is currently recruiting for a Youth Employment Specialist. This position falls under the guidance of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) to provide employment and/or education services to at-risk youth aged 16-24. The Youth Employment Specialist will also recruit employer partners to provide vocational training to the youth.This position will be based at the Wasilla, Alaska inside the MYHouse building at 300 North Willow.

DUTIES:

  • Recruit, assess and enroll qualified at-risk youth into programming
  • Provide goal oriented case planning to assist youth in completing objectives
  • Complete one year of follow up services on exited youth
  • Coordinate youth services with local employers, educators and other service providers
  • Operate in partnership with the MYHouse organization
  • Enter all relevant data into the database

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Bachelor Degree from an accredited university or an Associate degree in Human Services
  • Experience working with an at risk youth population
  • Ability to work with a diverse population
  • Background check will be completed prior to any offer of employment

Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to rogerh@ninestar.org

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