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 $67 million annual budget with over 600 staff, URI promotes safety, justice, health, and independence for vulnerable individuals and families residing in New York City.
Reporting to the Program Director, the Senior Job Developer will be responsible for identifying, developing and maintaining relationships with employers for training, internships and employment placement of individuals served by the program. The goal of URI’s economic empowerment programming is to support its clients in reaching their educational and vocational goals and move toward economic independence.
The Senior Job Developer 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 job developed will serve as an integral part of the client support service division and will drive the agency’s mission and goals toward economic independence by breaking intergenerational cycles of poverty and abuse.
POSITION REQUIREMENTS, EDUCATION & ESSENTIAL SKILLS
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Urban Resource Institute provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
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