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Program Assistant Pasco

Company: OIC of Washington
Location: pasco
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Position Overview: Assists Regional Manager in improving the economic and educational status of eligible migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their families. Will provide assessments, employment preparation, job development and related services to eligible migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their families in a positive and compassionate manner. Provide support services to OIC clients. Establish a high quality relationship with OIC clients, business and community partners and employers to be able to meet the National Farmworker Jobs Program (NFJP) goals and objectives.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Provide ongoing outreach efforts throughout the assigned region to provide farmworker families, community organizations and other public and private human service providers, with information about the NFJP program to generate referrals; 2. Interpret and apply knowledge of federal, state and local laws, regulations and provisions in providing employment and training services to eligible migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their families; 3. Complete an intake interview for potential participants both in person and via telephone to determine eligibility for program services; 4. Enroll persons who fully meet eligibility requirements and can provide required documentation into appropriate program services, completing intake forms and getting required documentation; 5. Refer ineligible persons to other appropriate service providers, maintaining documentation of the referral; 6. Assess the barriers and support service needs of all members of the family unit and make referrals to appropriate providers; 7. Provide participants with individual and/or group career and job search counseling, including interviewing techniques, resume preparation, labor market information, job retention skills and job development/referral services. 8. Act as liaison for OIC with other organizations and service providers to provide mutual support and generate close working relationships; 9. Perform appropriate follow-up to verify job retention; 10. Follow up on effectiveness and appropriateness of services provided through referral of participants family members who are not enrolled in the NFJP program; 11. Develop and maintain comprehensive case files for each participant, to include IEP, training evaluations, counseling notes, on-site monitoring reports and all other forms and reports, pertaining to the participant; 12. Complete the caseload objectives assigned by the Regional Manager and immediately report any problems in meeting those objectives; 13. Maintain accurate and complete participants files; 14. Work in close cooperation with other Employment and Training Representatives to provide case/participant management support as needed; 15. Other duties as assigned.

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 1. Proficient oral and written English/Spanish communication skills; 2. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective relationship in the business and community sectors; 3. Prior experience in an office environment with demonstrated administrative and organizational skills and proficient computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office; 4. Demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks and work under pressure; 5. Must be self-motivated; maintain a high level of confidentiality, and possess strong ethics; 6. Must be able to travel frequently as required; 7. Must develop a working knowledge of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act (WIOA) program regulations and administrative requirements within the first 90 days. 8. Able to demonstrate a genuine concern and respect for all cultures and diverse populations served by OIC.

Keywords: OIC of Washington, Pasco , Program Assistant Pasco, Other , pasco, Washington

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