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WDI - ReEntry Training Specialist (EMERGE)
This position is part of the EMERGE VISTA Cohort. Join a dedicated team of passionate professionals assisting individuals in becoming self-sufficient. Workforce Development, Inc. serves individuals from a variety of diverse backgrounds, helping them into successful careers through employment and training services. We serve a 10-county area in Southeast Minnesota and over 5,000 job seekers per year. A growing number of job seekers are ex-offenders that have specific barriers to employment. Our Re-Entry programming serves individuals who were previously incarcerated and assists them in gaining the confidence, skills, and knowledge to move forward in an in-demand, rewarding, and high-paying career. Through Career Pathways programming, we also encourage individuals to gain necessary skills through a variety of training opportunities.
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Member Duties : Workforce Development Inc. (WDI) is seeking a passionate individual that will work with previously incarcerated individuals and build programming models that will assist them in gaining self-sufficiency and career success. This position would explore current programming and services for ex-offenders across the region and connect with organizations serving this population, including community-based nonprofit organizations, county programs, local jails and correctional facilities, and local colleges and universities. The goals of this position are to assess the needs of our region in serving ex-offenders, and to develop and identify best practices in programming, resources to support and sustain services, and collaborative partnerships to build a comprehensive and successful Re-Entry Employment program for our region.
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Ex-Offender Reentry ,  Public Safety . 
Skills :
Public Speaking ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Communications ,  Education ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Social Services ,  Computers/Technology ,  General Skills ,  Community Organization ,  Writing/Editing ,  Recruitment ,  Team Work . 
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WDI - ReEntry Training Specialist (EMERGE)

Program Start/End Date
07/29/2017  -   07/28/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Associates degree (AA)

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MINNESOTA  


Accepting Applications
From  04/01/2017  To  06/15/2017 

Contact Jinny Rietmann
2070 College View Rd E
Rochester   MN   55904
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 73257