Employment Counselor

Position Title: Employment Counselor

Reporting Relationships: Director of Direct Program Services

Direct Reports: None

Status: Full-time, 40 hour/week position with benefits

Arrive Ministries is a faith-based organization, in community with the local Church, which seeks to see refugees and immigrants transformed economically, socially, and spiritually as we are transformed together by the Gospel.

 Position Responsibilities

  • Responsible for facilitating job placement, preparation, and readiness for refugee, immigrant, and asylee clients in coordination with agency consortium partners.
  • Specific duties include: (1) assessing client skills, language, and readiness for employment; (2) providing coaching needed to overcome barriers to employment; (3) drafting individual employment plans and delivering job and workplace coaching for clients; (4) securing potential employment opportunities for clients, accompanying them to interviews, and providing guidance and interpretation as appropriate; (5) building and maintaining relationships with employers to find new job opportunities for clients; and (6) maintaining accurate records and updating databases according to Department of Human Services and Refugee Program Office contractual obligations.

Knowledge and Skills Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, global studies, communications, or related field.
  • Two years of administrative experience, including work in international environment, serving clients and co-workers, coordinating meetings with various constituents, recruiting and training.
  • Knowledge of social service and employment environment.
  • Agree with and adhere to Transform Minnesota’s Statement of Faith, Core Values and Code of Conduct.

August 14, 2020
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