YWCA Oklahoma City is currently seeking a Full Time Economic Workforce Advocate. We are seeking a dynamic professional, who is energetic, takes initiative, proactively builds and maintains relationships, and demonstrates appropriate decision making skills. The Economic Workforce Advocate provides job readiness and digital literacy training to survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking.
- Provide job readiness and digital literacy services to survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking by appointment or “walk-ins” at YWCA OKC and Palomar Family Justice Center based on the specific needs of the client.
- Assess client’s needs and make appropriate referrals related to community resources, job skills and financial literacy needs
- Develop and launch the Job Readiness class as assigned by the Director of Social & Economic Justice.
- Conduct 120 hours of digital and workforce skills training in an online and/or in-person platform with at least 125 participants in cohorts.
- Effectively conduct outreach to YWCA clients, women, and marginalized populations who have not completed a 4-year higher education program in order to gain participation in classes.
- Provide a holistic empowerment program through collaboration with YWCA domestic and sexual violence case advocates.
- Actively engage in outreach/relationship building with other companies to secure employment/internships for Job Readiness class participants upon completion of 120 hours.
- Attend orientation for new employees, scheduled in-service training and complete ongoing annual training requirement as required by agency and funding source.
Associate’s Degree and one year of social services experience and providing job readiness training preferred. Bilingual preferred. Strong listening, verbal and written communication skills are required along with good problem solving skills.