Employment Services Specialist

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Position Summary: World Relief Seattle is now accepting applications for a full-time Employment Support Specialist who will provide logistic and direct support for the Employment Program, including administrative support for various employment contracts.

Responsibilities: -Enroll participants into employment programs (including BFET, LEP-NPA, TANF, RCA) -Support the data collection and reporting functions of the employment program -Monitor referrals in DSHS client database (EJAS) -Monitor and follow up with program participant extensions and closures -Collect and report all paystubs from newly-hired program participants (as required by programs) -Distribute bus passes to program participants according to need and eligibility requirements -Enter program participant job search hours into EJAS -Communicate with DSHS caseworkers as needed -Other related tasks as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: -A desire to serve refugees and immigrants in support of the ministry and mission of World Relief -Demonstrated ability to work effectively and sensitively with people of diverse cultural and religious backgrounds -Ability to adapt to a changing employment climate and shifting refugee/immigrant populations -Flexibility, initiative, and a desire to learn -Ability to work both independently and as a team to accomplish goals -Experience with refugees and/or non-native English speakers very helpful -Good computer skills, including MS Office (especially Excel) and data entry Requirements: -Excellent organizational skills and ability to balance multiple duties -Excellent written and oral communication skills in English -Knowledge of a second language a plus -Current Washington State driver’s license required

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. For World Relief staff, Christian faith is a prerequisite for employment, based upon United States federal guidelines provided in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Legal Background in the United States World Relief is both an equal opportunity employer and a faith-based religious organization. This means that we conduct hiring without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, marital status, parental status, membership in any labor organization, political ideology, or disability of an otherwise qualified individual. The status of World Relief as an equal opportunity employer does not prevent the organization from hiring staff based on their religious beliefs, so that all staff share the same religious commitment. Pursuant to the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 702 (42 U.S.C. 2000e 1(a) World Relief has the right to, and does, hire only candidates who agree with World Relief’s Statement of Faith.

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