Career Counselor/Job Seeker Training Program Volunteer

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Recruiting Organization: BEST

BEST Hospitality Training is a non-profit workforce development organization focused on the hospitality and healthcare industries and affiliated with UNITE HERE Local 26. It is our goal to prepare and place our students into quality jobs, namely jobs that provide living wages, benefits, and career pathways. Our volunteer will provide a high level of participation in our job seeker training programs, and will offer career support, job placement, and job retention services to our clients.

Organization: BEST Hospitality Training

Position Title: Career Counselor/Job Seeker Training Program Volunteer

Location: Majority is virtual; occasional in-person at Boston or Medford sites

Hours: Part-Time, flexible hours

Job Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the selection process of our job seeker classes, screening applicants and determining their program compatibility.
  • Assist clients with resume and cover letter preparation, submitting online applications, and preparing them for interviews.
  • Assist with class preparation, online classes, administrative duties, and more.


  • Interest in working with diverse populations.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with positive and enthusiastic demeanor.
  • Strong technology skills and the patience to work with individuals remotely using technology.
  • Excellent organizational skills and strong attention to detail.
  • Self-motivated and willing to take initiative.

This volunteer opportunity will provide exposure to the full-cycle employment process from selection, training, application, placement, to retention. It will also allow the volunteer to work with an online adult education program serving a diverse population.

If you are interested in this volunteer opportunity, please email your resume and cover letter to: Lori Sylvia at

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Fee Amount: None

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