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Workforce Reintegration Counselor

John Ashford Link House, Inc.
Job Description
Workforce Reintegration Counselor
Link House, Inc. provides residential recovery programs in Salisbury, Newburyport, and Amesbury for men and women who struggle with drug and alcohol addictions.  We have an immediate opening for a Part-Time (up to 20 hours/week) Workforce Reintegration Counselor.
Responsibilities will include the following across all programs:
  • Improve programming for computer literacy training/skills building for clients
  • Assess client’s current level of vocational training/services
    • Vocational aptitude testing and occupational re-tooling
    • Explore community resources other than MA Rehab.
  • Helping clients to improve job search skills, to help clients:
    • Better utilize web-based employment search engines
    • Learn how to follow up on potential leads
    • Resume building
  • Helping clients develop interview skills:
    • Anticipating interview questions
    • Strategy for explaining gaps in employment
    • Role play interviews
    • Dressing for success
  • Collaborating with local employers to develop apprenticeships and on-the-job training opportunities
  • Networking with Newburyport, Amesbury and Salisbury Chambers of Commerce to target specific organizations that assist with workforce reintegration opportunities
  • Facilitating client’s returning to school to complete GED or undergrad courses
    • Developing workshops to improve skills in the following areas:
      • Budgeting and managing money
      • Time management and maintain personal schedules and appointments
Qualifications: B.A. is preferred.  Vocational Counseling or Workforce Training is a plus.
Compensation: $17.80/hour
Please email resume and cover letter to Bess St. Lawrence if interested:
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