Homeless Veterans' Reintegration Program Retention Specialist

Posting ID : A1068478356
Date Posted : 2015-08-18
Category : Nonprofit

Shelter House, an agency providing shelter and support services to homeless persons, is seeking a part-time Retention Specialist for the Homeless Veterans' Reintegration Program (HVRP) for a contracted period ending in April 2016. HVRP intends to assist eligible veterans by providing job placement services, job training, counseling, support services, and other assistance to expedite the reintegration of homeless veterans into the labor force. Compensation is $15 per hour

Key Responsibilities for the Retention Specialist:
Works closely with participants to review and evaluate progress and retention of job placements.
Provide support to assist vets in maintaining their employment placements.
Maintain contact with program participants and update personal and employer contact information on a monthly basis.
Follow-up and monitor outcomes of employment placements tracking rates of retention in accordance with grant requirements.
Implement employment retention activities for vets including but not limited to: job club, peer support, and incentives.

Bachelor's degree in Rehabilitation Counseling, Career Counseling, Psychology, Business Administration, Social Work or related field with a minimum of one year of professional experience is preferred, however, other combinations of education and experience will be considered.

How to apply:
Please send resume and cover letter to: Attn: Narmin Rolston, 429 Southgate Ave, Iowa City, IA 52240 or email . Shelter House is a United Way Agency. Shelter House is an EOE. Application deadline is Tuesday, September 15th.

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