THIS IS A ONE YEAR TEMPORARY UNCLASSIFIED POSITION
This position will work as a Community Liaison Representative and will work exclusively with Somali speaking clients/customers who are receiving public assistance.
The successful candidate will be providing Job Counselor/Case Management work.
Provide assistance and language interpretation services to Somali speaking customers regarding job search. Provide career guidance assessments, counsel, advice and services to customers; coach, teach and assist job seekers in improving their job search skills.
Interview job applicants, specifically Somali applicants, to gather and evaluate their skills, education and training so that qualifications for appropriate referrals can be determined.
Provide skill match referrals for job seekers, especially Somali job seekers so that their economic needs and goals can be met.
Organize and facilitate Creative Job Search, Resume Writing and other employment-related workshops; and proctor ACT's National Career Readiness Certificate testing sessions so that job seekers can identify career goals, write effective resumes and post them on MinnesotaWorks.net, understand and use the most effective job search techniques, and find a job that matches their skills and abilities.
Establish and maintain effective professional working relationships with employers.
For additional information about the application process, or to apply, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers