The Urban Resource Institute (URI), a not-for-profit 501(c) (3) organization established in 1980, operates shelter, legal and job training programs for domestic violence victims, residential and vocational programs for individuals with developmental disabilities, and residential programs for homeless families. With a $73 million annual budget with over 500 staff, URI promotes safety, justice, health, and independence for vulnerable individuals and families residing in New York City.
The Career Specialist will participate as a member of a team of educational, employment-readiness and job placement specialists to deliver its Educational Initiative and Pathways programs financial literacy curriculum and to facilitate placement into living-wage jobs and jobs of the future. The economic empowerment team will utilize a trauma-informed and strengths-based lens to provide both individual and group support to clients and identify and build relationships with appropriate community partners. The Career Specialist will assist clients of the Economic Empowerment Program in their career development. The position will facilitate group workshops on career development and provide individual coaching and support. They will assess vocational needs and refer to Job Developer.
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