Light Of Life Rescue Mission
  • 18-Oct-2017 to 17-Dec-2017 (EST)
  • Pittsburgh, PA, USA
  • Full Time

Light of Life Rescue Mission is seeking a full-time Education and Employment Specialist. This person will provide supports, resources, and guidance as clients pursue their goals, collaborating with team members and individualizing care based upon the individual's unique experiences and strengths.

These duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide instruction, guidance, and resources to help clients develop positive habits in their personal finances and take steps toward independent housing.
  • Manage processes and maintain records for client service fees, work projects, benevolence, and savings accounts. 
  • Collaborate with care team members in helping clients plan toward future employment and housing.
  • Administer client assessments and create individualized education plans.
  • Connect volunteer tutors and clients, providing resources and support as needed.
  • Build and maintain relationships with local organizations and service providers associated with education, employment, and housing.

Due to the interface with the clients, all jobs at Light of Life require employees to:

  • Walk alongside clients as a disciple of Christ and share the Gospel of Jesus Christ with them through actions and words.
  • Establish mutual trust and create a safe, authentic environment so that the clients continue to mature in Christ.
  • Serve the clients in a Christ-like manner and practice a self-evaluative lifestyle.
  • Resolve all issues in ways that promote the principles of Light of Life while following the processes described in the LOL staff manual.
  • Exhibit love for Jesus Christ, the staff, and the clients.
  • Study the Christian Bible and apply the knowledge received/revealed to job duties and clients' specific issues.
  • Help the clients make choices that are justifiably in their eternal best interest.
  • Practice Christ Like stewardship of all resources.
  • Model personal responsibility, accountability, timely reporting and a self-evaluative lifestyle.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Organizational and administrative skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Ability to manage tasks as well as building relationships
  • Teaching and coaching

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant discipline
  • At least two years of relevant experience
  • Database experience is helpful
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