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ESL-Job Readiness Employment Coordinator

Henry Street Settlement


Develop strong working relationships with participants in order to help participants secure and maintain viable and long-lasting employment

Provide vocational counseling, career readiness, assistance with job search and job retention to participants that results in meeting monthly job placement and retention targets

Lead job readiness classes to high and intermediate level English language learners; work in concert with instructor to ensure job readiness curriculum is delivered and participants are prepared for interviews.

Assist participants in removing barriers to employment by making connections to necessary services both within and outside HSS

Complete basic reporting requirements including progress notes and client tracking

Ensure data entry is completed by deadline dates as assigned

Identify potential training programs/partners that will enhance participants’ connection to the workforce

Participate fully in program design development to meet needs of participants and program goals

Attend meetings, workshops, and conferences, as requested

Travel to multiple service sites within the division as needed

Participate in case management, staff and supervisory meetings as scheduled

Other related tasks as assigned by supervisor


Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Human Services, Education, Business, Psychology, or related field and two (2) years relevant experience

TESOL certified preferred

Two (2) years relevant experience teaching or working with adults in a workforce development, recruiting, human resources or ESL classroom setting

Sensitivity towards and ability to work effectively with diverse English language learners and other low-income, high barriers-to-employment populations

Demonstrated experience working in a goal-driven environment to achieve monthly targets

Demonstrated experience effectively teaching and facilitating groups and individuals to achieve a desired outcome (sense of humor highly valued)

Experience providing comprehensive assessment and case management services to large caseload desirable

Good judgment and problem solving ability, strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task

Self-motivated, able to work efficiently and effectively under pressure both as an individual and member of a team

Excellent verbal and written communication and strong interpersonal skills required

Computer proficiency: Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) required, various data collection software required, database maintenance required, targeted internet research required, social media preferred, web-based mailing services preferred

Bilingual (English/Cantonese or English/Spanish) preferred.


Commensurate with experience


To Apply email Cover Letter and Resume to
In the subject line, please indicate “Employment Coordinator—ESL-Job Readiness Program”

Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Henry Street Settlement offers excellent benefits and is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program

Posted on 06/05/18; CVMHA ID #12126