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Agency: Family Services
Timeframe: Operates June-August 2023
Location: These positions will be required to provide services throughout northern Virginia, to include Fairfax, Loudoun, and Prince William counties.
Employment and Training is seeking a reliable, well-organized individual with a dynamic professional attitude to provide administrative and program support to the Summer EYE (Educating Youth through Employment) Program. The Summer EYE Program places young adults (16-24) in a paid work experience, and offers participants job readiness, leadership, and professional development training. As a youth program counselor, the hired individual will perform data entry, compile weekly reports, and provide a flexible and accommodating environment to support all stakeholders. This individual will be required to initiate and maintain ongoing contact and relationships with clients, partners, employers, and community service providers and deliver ongoing support as needed. Participation, coordination, and development of trainings, events, presentations, and job fairs is required as part of the role.
The successful applicant must be an active listener, adaptable, and able to handle day-to-day operations with a focus on efficiency and customer service. They must also have effective communication skills to serve individuals and families from a diverse background and provide extensive support to young adults with challenges to employment. The ideal candidate will provide an energetic, flexible, and professional presence and be willing to take on different roles and tasks depending on the program needs.
These positions will be required to provide services throughout northern Virginia, to include Fairfax, Loudoun, and Prince William counties.
Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED
- Experience delivering services and providing resources to young adults between the ages of 16 to 24.
- Knowledge of social, economic, health, and cultural factors that can serve as barriers to employment.
- Knowledge of labor market conditions and job development techniques.
- Knowledge of word processing and data management programs (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, survey software)
- Clear and concise oral and written communications skills.
Ability to input, access, and retrieve information from a computer. Ability to perform repetitive hand, arm, wrist, and shoulder movements. Sufficiently mobile to work with clients and employers. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.
Driver’s license required
To apply: Submit your resume to Pishtiwan Arif by email at Pishtiwan.Arif@fairfaxcounty.gov.
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