A Career Navigator is required to navigate a participant’s career path using evidence-based, retail-focused career navigation curriculum and supporting resources. A Navigator will use his or her past personal experiences to facilitate a career exploration and discovery process for each participant. They will be required to understand and deliver results from administered assessments and translate findings into a real approach to a tangible short-term career goal for each participant.
- Basic reading, writing, and arithmetic skills required. This is normally acquired through a high school diploma or equivalent.
- Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office desktop applications and telephone protocol.
- Duties require professional verbal and written communication skills and the ability to type 50 wpm.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Actively promote the GoodPaths program to create awareness and demonstrate the potential it has on career advancement
- Be fluent in the evidence-based career navigation model and the specific retail career pathways and job families that GoodPaths App have provided
- Administer Assessments
- Take the preparation assessments and questionnaire to ensure readiness for this style of career navigation
- Coordinate with participants and pre-schedule meetings
- Refer Participants to outside sources or additional training services or social aids
- Be able to establish a rapport with participants
- Assess participant needs
- Help participant get resources
- Intervene in crises
- Maintain records
- Research education programs
- Write reports and evaluation
- Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the Essential Duties and Responsibilities.
If interested, please forward resumes to Katie Phoenix at KPhoenix@goodwillhouston.org