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ROCHPOG Navigator (Temporary)
Rochester, New York - United States
Posted Date - 05/10/17, Closing Date - 05/17/17
Primary Skills
Case Management,outreach
Tax Terms
Full Time
Overview

Program:                    Health Professions Opportunities Grant

Location:                    49 Stone Street

Position:                     ROCHPOG Navigator  (Temporary until 9/30/2017)

Hours:                         37.5 hours per week

Salary Range:             $17.80 hourly

 

 

Summary of Responsibilities:

The Navigator will assist eligible participants to achieve vocational and educational success in the health care field by accessing services designed to prepare them for employment and/or post-secondary education.  The Navigator will develop an Individualized Service Strategy based on each participant’s strengths and identified needs, and will maintain formal relationships with Navigators working in partner organizations. The Navigator will also insure that each participant receives ongoing coaching/mentoring from an adult committed to a successful outcome for each participant.

 

Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or an Associate’s degree in Human Services with 5 years of experience in a related field; or demonstrated knowledge and experience providing case management services; Family Development Credential a plus

  • Ability to develop effective working relationships at all levels within and outside of the organization and to work as part of a team

  • Experience working with diverse populations with a particular understanding of the issues relating to such populations

  • Experience in conducting community outreach; needs assessments and service plans for program participants; and demonstrated knowledge of available supportive community resources to assist in information and referral services for program participants.

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail

  • Good understanding of issues facing individuals who are low-income and who are eager to move from dependence on public assistance, to independence

  • Proficient use of all Microsoft Office products

  • Requires a valid NYS Driver’s License, and access to reliable transportation

  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to Action for a Better Community’s mission.

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, and Outlook

  • Must have valid driver’s license and reliable, insured vehicle.

 

The above description covers the principle functions of the job. It is not intended to be a complete listing of all the miscellaneous incidental or substantially similar duties, which may be assigned during normal or emergency operations.

  • Experience
    3-5 Years
  • Required Documents
    Resume
  • Required Hours/Week
    37.5