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Job Developer

Company: WestCare Foundation
Location: Fresno
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Developer
Job Details
Job Location
Fresno - 611 Belmont - Fresno, CA
Position Type
Full Time
Education Level
High School
Salary Range
$18.77 - $18.77 Hourly
Job Category
Nonprofit - Social Services
Person in this position will be responsible for the delivery of vocational and educational guidance to clients within the program. Essential Job Functions include those listed below.

  • Assess participant to determine training and Career Technical Education (CTE) needs.

  • Assist in formulating plans to achieve occupational goals and refer participant to appropriate employers, training and education facilities or other community agencies and organizations.

  • Provide counseling to assist participants in analyzing and evaluation their skills and aptitudes for employability.

  • Provide information on occupational opportunities, job requirements, training, and rehabilitation resources.

  • Provide employment services including resume writing, mock interviews, time management, how to get along with others in a work environment, and how to follow instructions.

  • Assist participant with assembling documents as necessary to legally work within California (e.g., California ID, Social Security Card, etc.).

  • Identify the benefits of completing the criminal record expungement process.

  • Provide information or referral on how to expunge a criminal record and obtain a Certificate of Rehabilitation.

  • Mentor the participant in disclosing appropriate information regarding past convictions and/or parole status to the employer.

  • Assist participant in locating and securing employment, college enrollment or CTE training.

  • Work with participant once they have been employed to address issues that may arise after job placement.

  • Obtain verification of participant employment.

  • Identify and establish a working relationship with local area employers to assist with the recruitment of participants.

  • Must Embrace and embody the mission, vision, guiding principles, clinical vision, and goals of WestCare Foundation; and

  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the duties and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

    • Knowledge of offender populations, criminal subcultures, and cultural differences, substance abuse assessment tools.

    • Ability to inspire and motivate

    • Excellent interpersonal skills

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

    • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills.

    • Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion.

    • Ability to work well in a team environment.

    • Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications.

    • Professional appearance and demeanor.

    • Must be culturally/linguistically sensitive to populations served.

    • Ability to obtain and maintain clearance from California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR).

    • Ability to obtain and maintain clearance from LEIE, MSIL, and EPLS.

    • Valid drivers license and ability to obtain and maintain WestCares vehicle insurance is required.

    • CPR Certification, First Aid Certification, and an annual Tuberculosis test.

    • During your tenure with WestCare there may be new requirements, including, but not limited to vaccinations that are issued by local, State, Federal, and/or Funders that WestCare may have to comply with. Should this occur Human Resources or appropriate personnel will inform you.


      • Must possess a BA or BS degree from a granting institution accredited by the WASC, or equivalent, and a minimum of one (1) year of experience a job developer or similar positionor

      • Must possess a high school diploma, or its equivalent, and a minimum of four (4) years of experience as a job developer or similar position.


        • Certification as a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor is preferred.


          • Work is primarily performed in an office or in a residential treatment setting; and

          • Some outdoor activities may be required.

Keywords: WestCare Foundation, Fresno , Job Developer, IT / Software / Systems , Fresno, California

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