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22 Dec 2022

Full-Time Employment Placement Coordinator

Jewish Vocational Service – Posted by JVSHR225 San Francisco, California, United States

Job Description

Why Join JVS?

JVS is a nonprofit working to close opportunity gaps in employment by supporting jobseekers with the skills and confidence to secure quality careers with family-sustaining wages. Grounded in core values of racial equity and focused on helping our clients achieve economic mobility, we believe everyone deserves access to training and the chance for a good job. JVS develops training programs in close partnership with employers in high growth sectors, offering high quality jobs.

Building on decades of experience and success, JVS is a data-driven organization that takes a whole systems approach to addressing employment and economic equity. Through our direct service programs, employer engagement and policy change, JVS is working toward a future where everyone has access to quality education and training programs that lead to high quality employment and economic mobility.

The Role

The Employment Placement Coordinator provides direct service to JVS clients by providing job search and placement support in one on one and group settings. The Employment Placement Coordinator supports and manages a caseload of clients, supporting them in their job search by providing them with advice, strategies, application assistance, direct feedback, networking opportunities, and ensuring they articulate and use their strengths in the application process. The Employment Placement Coordinator works in both group and individual settings to motivate and keep clients accountable to their job search goals, with the ultimate goal of connecting their clients to high-quality jobs.


  • Provide 1:1 coaching for clients in search of a full-time job after completing JVS training.
  • Lead client job readiness by assisting with reviewing resumes, LinkedIn profile creation, interviewing, elevator pitch, and networking.
  • Facilitates small group Job Search Instruction with Pathways and JSA clients
  • Work individually with clients to understand their needs; support clients in setting and meeting goals related to their job search and provide encouragement, feedback and motivation to keep clients on track
  • Provide information and guidance about how to land specific jobs, including information about job market trends and workplace expectations.
  • Stay up to date on current & upcoming placement opportunities
  • Collaborate with training coordinators to establish clients’ goals and assess readiness for employment.
  • Maintain regular contact with the Strategy and Business Development team to stay up to date on training institutions and programs for continued education opportunities.
  • Establishing strong cross-functional agency relationships. Research departmental job search trends within JVS.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Business Development, Business Development Manager, Adult Training Programs Directors, JSA Manager, and coordinators to measure and track individual client success.
  • Match clients with appropriate open positions; provide excellent customer service/communication to employer partners before, during, and after placement
  • Assists in collecting and entering clients’ job offer letters / verification of employment (VOEs) into Placement Form
  • Track and record information about activities (communication via emails, phone calls, chats, video) with clients into Salesforce, following JVS guidelines for on-time data entry.
  • Communicate clients’ challenges, successes, and needs with the Placement team.
  • Outreach and recruitment for programs via social media, email, and internal channels as needed.
  • Assist coordinator with potential client interviews as needed.


  • Exceptional relationship building and relationship management skills; strong ability to coach individuals and motivate them as they experience challenges
  • Professional written and oral communication.
  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail.
  • Flexible and adaptable. Able to pivot quickly to identify changing priorities.
  • Strong presentation, public speaking, and group facilitation skills.
  • Able to work independently and in teams.
  • Able to meet deadlines and objectives and communicate challenges with your supervisor and other collaborators.
  • Model professional presentation/behavior
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment with diverse staff and clients.
  • Demonstrated experience in evaluating job search curricula and trends.
  • Demonstrated experience providing direct service employment services to clients from diverse backgrounds who may present multiple barriers to success.

Preferred Qualifications   

  • Technology: Salesforce, SLACK, Microsoft, Google, and Asana.
  • Familiarity with DEI practices.
  • Two (2) years recent experience working with adults in an employment development, vocational training, career services, community college or adult education setting.

What We Offer 

  • Annual Salary: $65,000- $70,000
  • Equitable pay
  • 100% covered medical and dental plans for the employee
  • Twenty (20) days of PTO +  twelve (12) days of Paid Sick Leave
  • Paid federal and Jewish holidays
  • 3% 403(b) retirement contribution match and 3% non-elective contribution
  • Healthcare and Dependent Care FSA
  • Pet Insurance Discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Professional development opportunities and $500 Work-From-Home stipend
  • This position is hybrid with the expectation of returning to work in our San Francisco office early 2023; JVS does not provide relocation packages



JVS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, ethnic background, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, national origin or disabilities. We welcome diverse applicants. Please let us know if you need accommodations or auxiliary aids for the interview process.


JVS values intersectional racial equity and strives to center people of color, people from working class backgrounds, women and LGBTQ+ people. We strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of other communities that experience marginalization.

How to Apply

Job Types: Full-Time.

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