Non-Merit Social Services Job Opportunities


social servicesThe following non-merit social services job opportunities are now available. Please note that these positions generally do not have fringe benefits such as leave, health insurance or retirement, unless specified in the job announcement.

Fairfax County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veterans' status or disabled veterans' status. Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance; TTY 703-222-7314. Minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.  

 

 


Summer Youth Employment Program Coordinator

Agency: Department of Family Services
Job # ELT-DFS-14005
Salary:  $16.50 - $17.00/hour
Location: Main Office in Annandale, Virginia; local travel is required
Schedule: 40 hours per week – seasonal position

Scheduled to work from April through early September 2014. Coordinates a summer youth employment and training program serving young adults in Prince William, Loudoun, and Fairfax County.  Supervises 2-3 summer youth employment counselors. Collaborates with other employment and training staff, businesses, and community partners. Provides on-going support, communication, and information to agency partners, participants and parents involved with program. Creates necessary program materials, documentation, and other forms required for implementation of program. Networks with local employers to create job placement for youth participants. Maintains an updated communication log of correspondence with youth and employers. Recruits, pre-screens, and assesses youth participants to match accordingly with available job placements. Visits participating work sites throughout the summer to orient supervisors to program and determine that youth and business needs are being met. Develops and delivers job readiness training curriculum to large and small groups of participants. Coordinates and presents training sessions, workshops, and weekly check-ins to youth and employers. Ensures timely collection of youth timesheets and other necessary documentation. Assists with the coordination of payroll and review for accuracy. Assists with administration of mid-point and final evaluations with employers and participants and discusses feedback with both. Coordinates wrap-up event; prepares year-end program reports; and performs other duties as assigned. Extensive local travel is required. Hours include evenings and weekends.

Minimum Qualifications: Two years of college and previous experience in helping teens and young adults.

Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a check of the Child Protective Services Registry, and a driver's license check to the satisfaction of the employer.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree. One or more years of professional experience working with teens and young adults. Supervisory and/or project management experience. Ability to work well with others. Clear and concise oral and written communications skills. Excellent organizational and time management skills. Attention to details. Ability to work in fast-pace environment with minimal supervision. Bilingual and fluent in English and Spanish. Proficient in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Note: This position may not exceed 900 hours per calendar year.

To Apply: Email your resume as a Microsoft Word attachment with “Program Coordinator” in the subject line to Charisma Canty at eyeprogram@myskillsource.org.

Summer Youth Employment Program Counselors

Agency: Department of Family Services
Job # ELT-DFS-14006
Salary:  $14.97 - $15.72/hour
Location: Main Office in Annandale, Virginia; local travel is required
Schedule: 40 hours per week – seasonal position

Multiple positions will be filled with this ad. Assists the Program Coordinator with the development, launching, maintenance, and closure of a summer youth employment and training program serving young people in Prince William, Loudoun, and Fairfax County. Provides on-going support, communication, and information to participants and parents involved with program. Creates necessary program materials, documentation, and other forms required for implementation of program. Networks with local employers to create job placement for youth participants. Maintains an updated communication log of correspondence with youth and employers. Recruits, pre-screens, and assesses youth participants to match accordingly with available job placements. Visits participating work sites throughout the summer to orient supervisors to program and determine that youth and business needs are being met. Aids with development and delivery of job readiness training curriculum to large and small groups of participants. Coordinates and presents training sessions, workshops, and weekly check-ins to youth and employers. Ensures timely collection of youth timesheets and other necessary documentation. Assists with the coordination of payroll and review for accuracy. Assists with administration of mid-point and final evaluations with employers and participants and discusses feedback with both. Aids with coordination of wrap-up event and other duties as assigned. Extensive local travel is required. Hours include evenings and weekends.

Minimum Qualifications: Two years of college and previous experience in helping teens and young adults.

Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a check of the Child Protective Services Registry, and a driver's license check to the satisfaction of the employer.

Preferred Qualifications: Bilingual and fluent in English and Spanish. College degree. One or more years of professional work experience. Ability to connect and engage teens and young adults with barriers to employment. Clear and concise oral and written communications skills. Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Note: This position may not exceed 900 hours per calendar year.

To Apply: Email your resume as a MS Word attachment with “Program Counselor” in the subject line to Charisma Canty at eyeprogram@myskillsource.org.

Cook (part-time)

Agency: Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board
Job # ELT-CSB-12010
Salary: 
$13.99 to $18.66/hour  
Location: Chantilly, Virginia
Schedule: 20 hours per week; no nights required

An excellent opportunity for someone with cooking and people skills. Works in a residential treatment setting within a Fairfax County Alcohol and Drug Treatment and Detox facility.  Duties include menu planning, inventory management, and working directly with clients. Requires ability to work as part of a team in the production of approximately 200 quality meals per day. No nights required.

Special Requirements: Position requires Food Handler’s license, and the ability to work weekends and holidays. Annual TB screening needed.  The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, an Office of the Inspector General (OIG) check and a driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.

To Apply: Send your resume by fax to 703-502-7006 or by email to David.Naylor@fairfaxcounty.gov.


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