Catholic Charities Diocese of Arlington
Match Grant Employment Specialist
February 2014 — Present
-Conduct pre-employment (employability) assessments to determine the knowledge, skills, abilities, and career preferences of adult refugees.
-Collaborate with resettlement staff to identify barriers to employment.
-Create culturally-appropriate employment options.
-Participate in targeted marketing to identify appropriate industries and specific employers.
-Coordinate with employment services team to establish and maintain relationships with area employers.
-Provide appropriate job referrals and assist clients to complete applications and prepare for interviews.
-Coordinate post-placement support and follow-up.