Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County

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WORKFORCE READINESS MANAGER

REPORTS TO: Director of Teen Initiatives

GENERAL FUNCTION:
The primary responsibility of the Workforce Readiness Manager is overseeing all workforce development initiatives. This includes but is not limited to, coordinating field trips, collaborating with vocational/technical schools, facilitating workforce development curriculum programs, and career exploration activities.

Program Management & Performance

  • Stimulate interest and participation for members in careers before graduation from high school.
  • Mobilize members to attend selected workshops, field trips, and life and workforce readiness activities.
  • Secure program materials from different institutions and develop reward and recognition systems for consistent participation.
  • Develop a positive atmosphere among members toward achieving long term academic success and career goals.
  • Secure guest speakers introducing different careers to members.
  • Manage/Coordinate field trips related to careers and job shadowing.
  • Manage/Coordinate career fairs.
  • Manage/Coordinate the Generals Club Program including Generals Construction Career Day, career speakers, and construction field trips.
    • Play an active role in event coordination alongside Director of Teen Initiatives.
  • Manage/Coordinate Annual Career Day.
    • Supervise and manage all event staff.
    • Develop the event itinerary.
    • Work with community partners to coordinate event day volunteers & presentations.
  • Manage/Coordinate Career Launch – A Day at Broward College.
    • Supervise and manage all event staff.
  • Actively communicate with BGCBC Alumni to develop and up-to-date list of their education and career information.
  • Work with members to create a profile of their college & career interests to provide personalized programming opportunities and certifications.
  • Manage/Coordinate Workforce Development Programs –
    • Bring Your “A” Game, Career Launch, and Money Matters.
    • Coordinate a robust schedule of workforce readiness activities and experiences.
    • Follow-up with Club Directors to track employed Club Members and workforce partners.
    • Coordinate workforce development presentations and interviews for qualifying Club Members.
  • Manage the execution and tracking of BGCBC virtual reality programs –
    • TrasfrVR career exposure & virtual training facility
    •  Xennial Digital, Soft Skills.
  • Assist Development team with writing grants that fund workforce development programs.
  • Coordinate Grant funded programs while tracking program impact and budgets.
  • Play a supportive role in the Youth of the Year program with the guidance of the Director of Teen Initiatives.
  • Maintain accurate reporting of workforce development programs and activities (administrative).
  • Utilize the Clubs information database to identify all Club Members grades 8 through 12 (ages 13-18) for active program participation.

Qualifications:

  • Some college preferred or knowledge of post-secondary education.
  • Must have a current First Aid/CPR Certificate.
  • Must be eligible to obtain a CDL.
  • Ability to interact with diverse personalities, always displaying tact, maturity, and flexibility; and the ability to address and de-escalate crisis.
  • Must be knowledgeable about secondary and post-secondary schools and technical/vocational programs.
  • Must have knowledge about training, professional salaries, and projected employment needs for members.
  • Maintain discipline and adherence to BGCBC rules.
  • Good written and oral skills.


Physical and Mental Requirements:
Good sight and hearing; sitting for four hours per day; ability to work well with adolescents, providing empathy, guidance, coaching, and mentoring skills. Good reasoning abilities and sound judgment.


ENVIRONMENTAL AND WORKING CONDITIONS:
The majority of work will be conducted in an office setting; however, major blocks of time will be away from the office and at the event venues. Various off-site meetings will occur at respective Boys & Girls Clubs or Volunteer offices.


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Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $45,000.00 per year plus benefits

This job description is intended to provide a summary of the major duties and responsibilities of this job. You may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.