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Job Title:              Community Resource Navigator, Adams County Day Works
Department:         Center for Opportunity Rehabilitation and Employment
Reports To:          Adams County Day Works Program Manager
Location:              To be determined (somewhere in Adams County)
Hours:                   Monday – Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm, some weekends and evenings
FLSA Status:       Non Exempt
Salary:                  $15 – $25 per hour
Schedule:              40 hours per week
Updated:              March 24, 2020

 SUMMARY
Bayaud Enterprises will partner with Adams County Human Services to conduct outreach and recruitment for a job readiness program, (Adams County Day Works), for homeless/at risk individuals.  The overall purpose of this program is to provide support services and job readiness that may lead to employment. This is a grant funded pilot program that will also include program development of both services and reporting templates.

The Adams County Day Works Navigator will utilize an initial and ongoing assessment process to support participants in identifying and meeting their basic needs to reduce barriers to employment. A navigator connects participants to local resources to meet client-identified needs related to food, shelter, clothing, physical and mental healthcare.  Execution of these key roles may include assistance with public benefit applications and intervention, case management, conducting VI-SPDAT and needs assessments to gauge housing and resource needs, or linking participants to internal or external providers for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) outreach, representation, and advocacy work for disadvantaged populations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

  • Serves as part of the CORE team within Bayaud Enterprises.
  • Ability to develop a good rapport with people experiencing poverty and/or homelessness and understand their hurdles caused by or exacerbated by these conditions.
  • Ability to connect participants to relevant health, food/nutrition and shelter resources using trauma informed practices.
  • Provide support and advocacy services to participants for assistance in maintaining access to public benefits and/or community resources.
  • Conduct initial needs assessments, quarterly reassessments and data entry in order to ensure resource needs are identified, tracked and addressed prom
  • Personal commitment to working within an integrated services model, with emphasis on employment as a key component to ending poverty and homelessness.
  • Strong ability to work collaboratively with a wide variety of constituents and adjust to multiple demands and shifting priorities.
  • Team’s intake provider.
  • Understanding of assessment criteria needed to determine employability.
  • Works with participants on an individual basis to assist them in attaining the goals and objectives outlined in their individual employment plan (IEP).
  • Provides general advice and employment assistance pre and post-employment.
  • Works with internal and external employment specialists to help participant job placement.
  • Ability to coordinate numerous activities, resources, priorities and deadlines.
  • Ability to cultivate strong working relationships with employers and community resource.
  • Complete all documentation and data entry as required, in a timely manner.
  • Attends applicable staff and community meetings.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by management.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position has no supervisory responsibilities

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills, especially Excel, Outlook, and Word
  • Ability to work ELogic (ELMO) database, and proficient in data entry
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal), grammar, and reasoning skills
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information without breach

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.) from four-year College or university; or two years education plus two years related experience in career development counseling and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • The candidate for this position should have considerable experience in crisis intervention and trauma informed care practices; supporting individuals experiencing poverty, homelessness and disabilities to obtain and retain employment; money management and benefits assistance issues; clinical understanding of mental illness, related behaviors and medications, and how these influence employment situations; and a commitment to the potential of people with disabilities, living in poverty and experiencing homelessness to live a sustainable and fulfilling life.

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

  • Knowledge of the employment and vocational resources available in the Denver Metro/Adams County area.
  • Ability to effectively communication with current and potential employers bot verbally and in writing.
  • Valid driver’s license, proof of motor vehicle insurance.
  • Must possess the ability to work independently as well as in a team.

LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

REASONING ABILITY
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

  • None required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands.  The employee frequently is required to talk or hear; the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities by this job include: close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position will frequently be out in the field/community in all types of Colorado weather.

  • Travel
  • Will drive company van with participants around county work sites.
  • Will have meetings at Bayaud Enterprises main office on a weekly basis.

OTHER
Must have a current valid driver’s license.
Must meet Motor Vehicle Requirements per Bayaud Enterprises Insurance Carrier, this condition of employment.

To apply, send resume and cover letter to Frank.Cordova@bayaudenterprises.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Job Title:              Vocational Specialist, Adams County Day Works
Department:         Center for Opportunity Rehabilitation and Employment
Reports To:          Adams County Day Works Program Manager/Employment Programs Manager
Location:              To be determined (somewhere in Adams County) and 333 Bayaud Avenue, Denver, Colorado 80223
Hours:                   Monday – Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm, some weekends and evenings
FLSA Status:       Non Exempt
Salary:                  $16 – $25 per hour
Schedule:              40 hours per week – Split Time
Updated:              March 24, 2020

 SUMMARY

Bayaud Enterprises will partner with Adams County Human Services to conduct outreach and recruitment for a job readiness program, (Adams County Day Works), for homeless/at risk individuals.  The overall purpose of this program is to provide support services and job readiness that may lead to employment. This is a grant funded pilot program that will also include program development of both services and reporting templates.  This position would be shared with Employment Programs serving at risk individuals gain employment.

This position will provide diverse employment services to individuals experiencing disability, poverty and/or homelessness.  Services for participants include vocational assessments, facilitating pre-vocational and pre-employment individual and group services, supporting participants to identify job goals, execute effective job searches, obtain suitable and appropriate employment, and retain employment over time. This position will also facilitate career advancement plans for each participant.

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

  • Serves as part of the CORE team within Bayaud Enterprises.
  • Ability to develop a good rapport with people experiencing poverty and/or homelessness and understand their job barriers caused by or exacerbated by these conditions.
  • Ability to communicate about disability in a way in which to help the individual understand better their disability and offer resources for them to seek assistance using trauma informed practices.
  • Personal commitment to working within an integrated services model, with emphasis on employment as a key component to ending poverty and homelessness.
  • Strong ability to work collaboratively with a wide variety of constituents and adjust to multiple demands and shifting priorities.
  • Strong understanding of employment challenges and barriers faced by people experiencing disability, poverty and homeless to obtain and retain employment.
  • Understanding of assessment criteria needed to determine employability.
  • Works with participants on an individual basis to assist them in developing and individual employment plan and in attaining the goals and objectives outlined in that plan.
  • Provides general advice and employment assistance pre and post-employment.
  • Works with internal and external employment specialists to help participant job placement.
  • Ability to coordinate numerous activities, resources, priorities and deadlines.
  • Ability to cultivate strong working relationships with employers and community resource.
  • Complete all documentation and data entry as required, in a timely manner.
  • Attends applicable staff and community meetings.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by management.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
This position has no supervisory responsibilities

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills, especially Excel, Outlook, and Word
  • Ability to work in multiple databases including ELMO and HMIS, and proficient in data entry
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal), grammar, and reasoning skills
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information without breach

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.) from four-year College or university; or two years education plus two years related experience in career development counseling and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • The candidate for this position should have considerable experience in crisis intervention and trauma informed care practices; supporting individuals experiencing poverty, homelessness and disabilities to obtain and retain employment; money management and benefits assistance issues; clinical understanding of mental illness, related behaviors and medications, and how these influence employment situations; and a commitment to the potential of people with disabilities, living in poverty and experiencing homelessness to live a sustainable and fulfilling life.

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

  • Knowledge of the employment and vocational resources available in the Denver area.
  • Ability to effectively communication with current and potential employers bot verbally and in writing.
  • Valid driver’s license, proof of motor vehicle insurance.
  • Must possess the ability to work independently as well as in a team.

 LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

REASONING ABILITY
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

  • None required

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands.  The employee frequently is required to talk or hear; the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities by this job include: close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position will frequently be out in the field/community in all types of Colorado weather.

  • Travel
  • Will drive company van with participants around county work sites.
  • Will have meetings at Bayaud Enterprises main office on a weekly basis.

OTHER
Must have a current valid driver’s license.
Must meet Motor Vehicle Requirements per Bayaud Enterprises Insurance Carrier, this condition of employment.

To apply, send resume and cover letter to Frank.Cordova@bayaudenterprises.org