Full-Time

Employment Specialist

Posted on 6/5/2024

World Relief

World Relief

1,001-5,000 employees

Provides sustainable solutions for poverty and displacement

Social Impact

Junior

Fort Worth, TX, USA

Required Skills
Communications
Requirements
  • Mature and personal Christian faith
  • Committed to the mission, vision, and values of World Relief
  • Desire to serve and empower the Church to impact vulnerable communities
  • Able to affirm and/or acknowledge World Relief's Core Beliefs, Statement of Faith, Christian Identity, and National Evangelicals For the Health of The Nation document
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Fluency in an additional language such as Spanish, French, Arabic, Swahili, Lingala, Farsi, Dari, and Pashto is preferred
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including occasional early mornings, evenings, and weekends
  • At least one-year experience in an office environment
  • Valid Driver’s License and good driving record
Responsibilities
  • Make connections with new employers to advocate for the hiring of clients in their companies
  • Researching new job opportunities outside of the normal entry-level jobs available to clients
  • Researching vocational trainings and guiding clients in career paths aimed at accomplishing clients’ career goals
  • Learn best practices for finding and securing employment for clients by attending employment trainings
  • Maintain regular communication with clients through client home visits, phone calls, and office visits
  • Monitor files to ensure all required documents are included and files are in compliance with RSS Employment Guidelines
  • Enter employment information in the ClientTrack database weekly
  • Maintain detailed and accurate case notes for all client interactions
  • Assist clients in developing letters of recommendation, resumes, and applications
  • Attend scheduled meetings and maintain regular office hours
  • Provide transportation to interviews, orientations, and employment for clients for the first few days as needed
  • Assist clients with employment forms, drug screening tests, and securing state documentation
  • Maintain open lines of communication with current employers reporting issues back to Program Manager as needed to foster relationships with employers notifying Program Manager of potential new employers
  • Equip clients to conduct independent employment searches
  • Assist clients with job retention and upward mobility of employment, as needed
  • Refer clients to other programs and services as needed
  • Maintain an initial employment orientation session with each client for the purpose of preparing refugees for employment and update as needed.

At World Relief, employees have the unique opportunity to contribute to a global mission that profoundly impacts lives by addressing extreme poverty, violence, and oppression, while also aiding refugees and displaced individuals. This organization prioritizes sustainable, community-driven solutions, working alongside local churches and communities in over 100 countries. With over 75 years of dedicated service, this organization provides a culturally rich environment where one can grow both personally and professionally in service of a compassionate, impactful cause.

Company Stage

Grant

Total Funding

$120K

Headquarters

Baltimore, Maryland

Founded

1944

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

5%

1 year growth

26%

2 year growth

43%