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» Employment Program Coordinator

Carpenter’s Place has an opening for an Employment Program Coordinator. This full-time position is based at 1149 Railroad Avenue in Rockford, Illinois. This position provides employment assistance to adults experiencing homelessness and leads ongoing cohorts of employment readiness classes. The position requires a mix of administrative and customer service activities to assist with stabilization of Carpenter’s Place Guests. The ideal candidate will have experience leading a group, teaching employment readiness skills, be compassionate and able to engage and motivate participants at different educational levels. In addition, the candidate must be computer proficient and able to track outcomes. This position requires the ability to arrange events and conduct ongoing cohorts of employment readiness training for participants. On occasion, the use of personal vehicle for guest transport to interviews are required. Bachelor’s degree, experience with education and employment services, the ability to pass a drug test and background check, and a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation required.

Please submit a resume and cover letter explaining your interest and qualifications for the position to


1149 Railroad Avenue, Rockford, IL 61104 | (815) 964-4105

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