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Employment/Vocational Training Coordinator- P/T

Metropolitan Ministries
United States, Florida, Greenwood
April 29, 2024

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About Us:

  • If you're looking for an opportunity to transform the lives of poor and homeless men, women, and children in your community, we may have a job for you.
  • Since 1972, Metropolitan Ministries has been providing life-changing solutions for those who are homeless and at risk of becoming homeless in Tampa Bay.
  • We are a grassroots, donor, and volunteer-fueled community nonprofit. At Metropolitan Ministries, we serve families in Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, Polk and Hernando counties with compassion, practical help, and a willingness to make a huge difference.

What we offer:

* Salary: $20.00-$21.00

* Schedule: days and shifts vary.

* PTO is offered for part-time employees.

Job Functions:

This position provides intensive employment case management to families that are being serviced in the community.

Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Completes an employment assessment of all clients entering the Community Based Programs seeking employment by identifying their knowledge skills, abilities and needs. Ensures assessments of client's education, work experience, skills, abilities, qualifications, and job interest; assesses client readiness for job referral, classroom training, on-the-job training, and support services; attempts to match clients with available employment, or other opportunities/services with collaborating agencies.
  2. Conducts job development and job search activities directed toward positions that are individualized to the interests and uniqueness of the people on his/her caseload. Provides individualized follow-along support to assist clients in maintaining employment.
  3. Provides supported education, using principles similar to supported employment, for clients who express interest in education to advance their employment goals to include the Virtual Uplift U program.
  4. Conducts a minimum of six employer contacts per month.
  5. Assists with developing and establishing externship sites, mentors and employment-partnerships prior to and during job search. Visit and meet with community service providers, employers, service organizations and institutions which prove beneficial to the maintenance of self-sufficient living.
  6. Instruct/train clients and identify their barriers and to help clients to remove/mitigate their barriers which includes conducting employment workshops for clients and community participants.
  7. Maintains caseload and coaches clients to develop job retention strategies with goals of obtaining soft and hard skills, helping clients to obtain higher paying jobs and create sustainable career paths.
  8. Facilitates employment classes in the community as needed.
  9. Provide transportation to employment related activities and other agency related events as assigned.
  10. Keep detailed records of every case, client visit, referral and contacts with resources on client's behalf. Ensure that records, reports, and documentation are created promptly. Safeguards client confidentiality and ensures that all records are accurate and objective.
  11. Generates and compiles client outcomes and reports within HMIS database and Excel for reporting to funders.
  12. Train and manage interns and/or volunteers to ensure that the services provided meet program policy requirements.
  13. Participate in Metropolitan Ministries' holiday efforts. Participate in Bridge Builders and other fundraising events when needed.
  14. Support the team in other tasks as assigned and attend all team meetings. Meet personal goals and actively contribute to the achievement of the team and organizational targets/goals as stated on the Balanced Scorecard and in the annual plan.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree in Social Work or Human Services field required; Bilingual preferred. 1-2 years of Case Management experience.

Skill Requirements:

Requires heart for ministry. Requires understanding of poverty, a high degree of maturity, strong inter-personal skills and the ability to work with low socio-economic and diverse populations facing crisis situations in a professional and diplomatic manner. Ability to deescalate clients on the edge of verbal or physical violence. Ability to work as part of a team within a multi-disciplinary framework. Demonstrates computer literacy with knowledge of Office 365, Microsoft Teams, Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Requires oral and written communication skills and the ability to write reports and conduct and participate in meetings.

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to take part in and provide sound oral communication and information with or without accommodation. Must be capable of working outdoors in sunlight and higher temperatures on occasion. Must have the physical, emotional, and spiritual stamina to handle job-related issues and stress. Must be able to lift 20 lbs. or more.


Must demonstrate legal authorization to work in the United States. Must pass required background pre-employment screening. Must be able to communicate effectively in English. Requires a valid driver's license and car, a clean driving record and the ability to qualify for the Ministries' driving program.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

We are committed to creating a diverse and welcoming workplace that includes partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We believe that enables us to better meet our mission and values while serving individuals throughout our local communities. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with all federal state and local ordinances.

Metropolitan Ministries is committed to offering reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at 813-209-1083 or via email at Daryl.Belluccia@Metromin.org