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Job Title: Latino Construction Program Coordinator  

Department: Families First Employment & Social Services Program

Reports to: Executive Director 

 

Job Summary: The Latino Construction Program (LCP) Coordinator’s primary goal is to place clients into the construction trades. This position involves screening, and coordinating courses that educates clients in the trades, Union process, and related subjects. This position requires functional skills in the following areas: job placement, curriculum development/executing, and case management. 

 

Essential Job Functions: 

  • Match clients to construction trades by identifying client barriers (if any) and managing placements
  • Coordinate and manage the six-week LCP courses
  • Properly document clients into the LCP program via client management and placement tracker systems
  • Organize and maintain client files
  • Build client rapport and act as a mentor to participants in the program 
  • Report and conduct weekly meetings with management and create monthly reports to Executive Director 
  • Attend meetings and trainings relevant to program and agency mission and values
  • Maintain relationships with construction companies, union representatives, and funders
  • Have the ability to conduct recruitment sessions
  • Conduct assessments and monitor job retention
  • Assist clients with resume preparation and assist with on-line applications
  • Be able to speak in public
  • Be able to identify sustainability methods for the program 
  • All other duties as assigned

 

Job Requirements: 

Bachelors Degree in relevant field with 2 years experience in similar programs preferred. Experience in construction and/or dealing with subcontractors may be used in lieu of degree. Candidate must display strong communication and public speaking sk  ills in English and Spanish. Candidate must be detail-oriented, organized, and able to maintain client confidentiality. Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel, and be willing to learn new computer skills and programs. Must have valid driver’s license as local travel is required. Applicant must pass background check. Proficiency in English and Spanish is required. 

 

If interested, please submit resume and cover letter to: 

Ramonita Vargas, Executive Director

ramonitav@spanishamerican.org

 

For questions, please call 216-961-2100.