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Technical Employment Coordinator

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ORGANIZATION: TECHNATION CAREERS

The TechnicalEmployment Coordinator Volunteer is responsible for guiding immigrant and refugee/asylee clients to move beyond low paying jobs and to re-enter their professional careers in the USA. This includes enrollment in training and recertification programs if needed, reviewing resumes for relevance, job matching with our employer connections and following up.

Make a life changing impact by creating a path toward higher skilled, higher paying jobs aligned with their professional and educational experience. This role essentially supports refugees, asylees and immigrants move to gainful employment in their desired career field. All candidates have full work authorization and legal status here in the US. We address the issue of BrainWaste: 25% - 30% of refugees and immigrants are college educated professionals, most are relegated to low paying jobs well below their abilities.

Training will include a deeper understanding of the refugee process of arriving in the US and the various challenges they face to obtaining skilled employment. This job will pay a bonus for any referral fees or employment fees collected from placing a refugee with a Tier 1 Employer.

This is an unpaid volunteer position requiring a minimum of 1 hour per day of commitment towards this opportunity.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Technology

· Liaise between our IT employers and New Americans to help clients secure appropriate employment.

· Evaluate candidates’ skills to help identify appropriate positions

· Maintain and grow relationships with our existing technology employer recruiters and share candidates for opportunities within their organization

· Develop an individualized career development plan with job seeker (training will be provided)

· Maintain detailed relationship records using Salesforce database.

· Ensure positive candidate experience on all fronts.

Knowledge and Skills Required

· Pursuing Bachelor’s degree in a related field/ High school Diploma.

· Related work experience in social work, recruiting, coaching, workforce, or human resources role is a plus.

· Able to work cross-culturally in a diverse environment.

. Any Technical background is a plus.


Preferably from United States.

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About TECHNATION CAREERS

Location:

20234 E LAKE CIR, CENTENNIAL, CO 80016, US

Mission Statement

We work to bring social change for refugees and immigrants living in the US through technical training and job placement. Our unique program partners with Regis University, technical schools, corporations, and refugee resettlement agencies to address income disparities for this international population

Description

TechNation is a nonprofit organization creating the next generation of technical talent with legally approved refugees. Our mission is to offer them a better quality of life while filling critical job openings in the mainframe space. Nearly 84,000 mainframe jobs will go unfilled by 2020. Our goal is to close the gap while helping families begin a better life in this country of opportunity. Please visit our website for additional information. https://www.mytechnation.org/

CAUSE AREAS

Computers & Technology
Employment
Immigrants & Refugees
Computers & Technology, Employment, Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Public Relations
  • Recruiting
  • IT Consulting
  • Market Research
  • Salesforce

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • 5 hours a week

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