Employment and Life Skills Coordinator


Posted: 07/09/2021


Location: Catholic Community Services of Utah, 437 West 200 South Salt Lake City, Utah, 84101

Status: Full-time, non-exempt, with full benefits

Hiring Range: $16.00-$18.00/hr DOE


Catholic Community Services of Utah provides help and creates hope for thousands of people of all beliefs who are most in need in our community through Migration and Refugee Services and Basic Needs programs.

CCS offers an outstanding benefits package including group health and dental insurance for employees working 30+ hours per week, 401a and 403b retirement plans and a generous PTO/holiday schedule.

Job Description:

The Employment & Life Skills Coordinator delivers soft-skills, and employability training, maintains employer outreach efforts and ongoing relations, and provides job placement assistance to students completing the culinary training program.


Responsibilities include:

  1. Provide job readiness, job search, and employment support classes.
  2. Provide life skills training classes.
  3. Track employment and employment retention milestones.
  4. Identify and assess promising job opportunities that will help graduates move towards self-sufficiency.
  5. Maintain employer relationships through active outreach.
  6. Maintain detailed and organized records of employer contacts, outreach activities, and job opportunities.
  7. Act as the conduit for employer feedback and expectations.
  8. Other duties as assigned.


Work Environment inside/outside, office, warehouse, noise, temperature, etc.

  1. This position is in a professional office environment using standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
  2. Some local travel.


Physical Demands including bending, sitting, lifting and driving

  1. This position is a largely sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This position would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand as necessary.
  2. This role includes driving to local employers.


Skills, knowledge and abilities:

  1. Works independently in a safe and appropriate manner
  2. Demonstrates both problem solving and problem prevention skills
  3. Displays sensitivity to the needs of clients, client's families, visitors, co-workers, volunteers, and other persons with whom the employee may interact
  4. Recognizes time as a valuable resource and responds promptly to the needs of clients, employers, and co-workers
  5. Proficiency in English oral and written communication
  6. Must maintain confidentiality regarding clients
  7. Proficiency in computer skills to maintain spreadsheets, scheduling, e-mail in Outlook and Office 365
  8. Personal qualities of openness and respect for co-workers and clients, compassion, graciousness in helping clients to assess and to face their situation and to accept assistance


Education, training and or experience: ?

  1. Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or equivalent experience
  2. 1+ years working with individuals who are overcoming barriers to employment


Background Screen/BCI requirement

  1. Must pass BCI background check and FBI check


Licenses, certifications and credentials

  1. Current Utah driver's license, proof of auto insurance , 21 years of age or older, a clean driving record, and ability to meet CCS vehicle safety requirements


Position status and expected schedule

  1. This position is full-time and non-exempt.
  2. Monday through Friday 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM.



DISCLAIMER STATEMENT: This job description lists typical examples of work and is not intended to include every job duty and responsibility specific to a position. The employer reserves the right to change or assign other duties to this position. CCS is an equal opportunity employer.


To apply: Please go the company website: ccsutah.org and apply under the employment tab.

Position closes: Open until filled

Requisition #: 21.07.03