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Employment Counselors help their clients make informed career decisions. These professionals help people find the right job for them, by assessing their education and experience, identifying their skills and interests, administering aptitude tests, and identifying possible career options. Based on our selection of example resumes in the field, essential skills and qualifications are counseling abilities, knowledge of the work market, confidentiality, attention to details, and excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Candidates for this job showcase in their resumes at least a Bachelor’s Degree and training in human resources and psychology.

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1

Employment Counselor

  • Provided case management and support services to an assigned caseload
  • Assisted clients with employment barrier(s) reduction, job readiness training, job development and placement supports in collaboration with Job Developers, and assisted the implementation of policies and procedures and contract outcomes.
  • Performed employment barrier assessment and development of individualized service plans.
  • Monitored client's progression on goal implementation and maintained client documentation in accordance with policies and procedures of the State of Department of Human Services.
  • Assisted new staff with questions and training.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Liberal Arts
2

Employment Counselor

  • Completed case notes using the HMIS and CATCH (Citrix) Database
  • Provided employment, counseling, and case management services to homeless women and men
  • Developed a Peer Retention program for current clients to serve as a support system for employment retention, maintenance, and progression.
  • Assisted clients in increasing their skills by recruiting for, developing, and executing on-site training opportunities and by connecting clients to off-site training opportunities.
  • Conducted individual employability assessments and provided feedback according to results
  • Attended meetings concerning employment related issues and be active in any necessary employment initiatives
  • Collect and analyze data, providing reports and statistical information
  • Compile and maintain all necessary documentation and reports to track employment activities, specifically in relationship to training, hiring and retention
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
C
Volunteer Experience And Affiliations
AA
Psychology
Psychology/criminal Justice
3

Homeless Outreach Employment Counselor ABAWD Specialist

  • Entrusted to build a new developing program in a new facility.
  • Maintain an above average caseload consistently achieving and excelling team benchmarks for placements and services.
  • Ability to discern through medical and other records job seekers ability to complete work.
  • Recruitment for specific employers and positions.
  • Talented in building report with diverse jobseekers and co-workers promoting team approach to each jobseeker promoting an increase in placements.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Psychology
MA
Master of Arts
4

Employment Counselor

  • Manage caseload of MFIP participants; maintain current and individualized employment plans
  • Interview and assess client needs in developing achievable goals, plans and objectives for change
  • Prepare monthly reporting on caseload to track participant's Work Participation Rates, per TANF requirements
  • Provide resources and referrals to community programs, hiring events, and educational opportunities
  • Develop training materials and orient new team members
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Psychology
5

Employment Counselor

  • Perform assessments to develop and maintain individualized service plans for vocational training and rehabilitation services
  • Provide vocational rehabilitation assistance such as resume and cover letter preparation, job search and application strategies, interview preparation and techniques, and social skills
  • Counsel clients regarding personal, social, and behavioral obstacles affecting education or vocational situations
  • Provide educational guidance in financial aid, and assess interests and aptitudes to develop class schedule meeting curriculum guidelines
  • Promote services available at the agency by giving presentations expos, and representing the agency at job fairs
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with local employment networks to create internships and employment opportunities for clients
  • Document counselor-client communications and appointments, and transcribe progress notes
  • Generate monthly progress reports and annual summary for Dept. of Rehabilitation and Dept. of Mental Health
Candidate Info
BA
Psychology

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