Workshop Facilitator

Position Title: Workshop Facilitator

Reports To: Workforce Development Director

Classification: Non-Exempt

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Workshop Facilitator will be responsible for facilitating and conducting job readiness workshops and training in support of workforce programming. Successful candidates will assist in creating curriculum that engages individuals seeking job placement.

 

GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Conducts classes, orientation workshops, and demonstrations to teach principles, techniques, or methods in subjects such as employability skills, basic customer service, life skills, Job Readiness Workshops and workforce entry skills with a business/employer training approach.

  • Instruct customers individually and in groups, using various teaching methods such as lectures, discussions, and demonstrations.

  • Adapts teaching methods and instructional materials to meet customers' varying needs, learning styles, abilities, and interests.

  • Enforces administration policies and rules governing customers and the Work Readiness curricula.

  • Establishes and enforces rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among customers attending training.

  • Maintains Work Readiness objectives for all lessons, modules, and projects, and communicates those objectives to students.

  • Coordinates workshops scheduling, schedules guest speakers and guest trainers for workshops.

  • Maintains accurate records and documentation as required by the Work Readiness curricula.

  • Identifies the developmental needs of customers through coaching, mentoring, helps customers improve their knowledge and skills and apply those skills in a business environment for successful employment.

  • Coordinates trainings and workshops with various agencies.

  • Completes work registration.

  • Tracks client participation and follows up.

  • Performs related duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Social Science, Education or related field from an accredited college or university.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.

  • One (1) year of instructional experience, in curriculum design, designing lesson plans, or related experience.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish or English/Creole) is preferred.

  • Must pass pre-employment screening/background check.

  • Required to be Tier 1 certified within ten (10) business days of hire date.