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Career Planner I

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1307 N. Mattis Ave.
Champaign, IL 61821
Job Description

Position Type:
Regional Planning Commission/Career Planner I (Youth Workforce Development/Young Adult Reentry Program)

Date Posted:

Date Available:
As soon as possible.

Closing Date: Until filled Career Planner I (Youth Workforce Development/Young Adult Reentry Program) Champaign County Regional Planning Commission is currently seeking a Career Planner I (Youth Workforce Development/Young Adult Reentry Program) to join our Workforce Development team! Champaign County RPC is a people-focused agency made up of over 100 programs designed to generate possibilities for all within our community. A great deal of planning goes into creating opportunities where people can succeed on their own, and RPC is doing that work. From analysis to policy guidance to offering services to our communities, RPC’s people plan for people. The Career Planner I (Youth Workforce Development/Young Adult Reentry Program) will provide services in Champaign County. This is an excellent opportunity for candidates with the passion to make a difference and assist clients with achieving education and career goals. This position will be provided with a robust on-the-job training program. The Career Planner I (Youth Workforce Development/Young Adult Reentry Program) will help participants determine career and educational goals, improve work readiness and career exploration skills; will identify, place and support participants in employment; and work with businesses to obtain a skilled labor force. Schedule: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. M-F (37.5 workweek) – A flexible schedule is necessary to support the needs of the program. Status: Full-Time/Nonexempt/Job Classification 2 Starting Wage: $16.57 Minimum Requirements:

• High school diploma/G.E.D. with at least 5 years’ experience applicable to the program. Degree in social service, education, human resource management or related area is will be given preference. A combination of education and training may be considered.
• Individuals with prior criminal records are encouraged to apply. All applicants will be required to complete an Illinois State Police and Department of Children and Family Services background check.
• Strong background in customer services and human services with program’s target population working with persons age 18-24 whom have been involved in the justice system through various means, i.e. previous incarceration, under court supervision of the court etc…
• Valid driver’s license and ability to transport clients.
• Ability to work a flexible schedule to accommodate client scheduling needs including periodic evenings and weekends.
• Knowledge of continuing education options including high school, trade and college.
• Understands steps to implement to work toward gainful employment for individuals lacking employment history
• Advanced computer skills needed to complete case documentation, data entry and timesheets.
• Knowledge of local economic and employment opportunities.
• Knowledge of public assistance programs, including eligibility and application process.
• Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
• Professionalism and ability to facilitate and resolve stressful interactions with clients
• Ability to set work priorities and organize effectively to meet deadlines.

A complete job description may be reviewed at: Competitive benefits, health insurance, dental insurance, retirement, tuition reimbursement, high-quality programming, and great work environment! Applicants may apply at: CCRPC is EEO/AA/ADA employer

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