Denver’s Road Home Employment Sub Committee of RESCARE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES 4 Denver JUNE 2016
Denver’s Road Home Employment Sub Committee of REZ CARE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES 4 Denver JUNE 2016
9:30 – 11:30 am at the 3815 HUMAN SERVICES BUILDING room 1032 and 1033
Denver Workforce Centers -n- BEST PRACTICES
received questions from the subcommittee of Metropolitan Denver Homeless Initiative
There are about 60 people in the room.
Volunteers of America is as always involved.
CCH is also involved as well as Denver Human Services
Veterans are represented
Emily Griffith Opportunity School
RIDER is here
become a part of the community
Michelle Roberts – operational manager from Indiana TANF state wide work force center
Sir Green operations management
these are team members
Castro Street will be the largest center at 12th and Federal Blvd
Sub contracts with several schools
all corporate hype my my my what’s next? slick screen
oh my corporate America how droll
47 years mission how can this be? Respect and Care
3 lines of business
career centers in 28 states
started in 1974 1.9 billion dollar revenue serve over a million people 330 locations
barriers such as TRAUMA TRAUMA TRAUMA TRAUMA TRAUMA TRAUMA TRAUMA TRAUMA TRAUMA TRAUMA TRAUMA TRAUMA TRAUM
Sanchez started in 1989 child support in ADAMS ARAPAHOE COUNTIES
how we always should have been treating people in the first place deserve to be heard and make their own choices
industry and business needs 3.1 percent unemployment rate and what about lack of affordable deeply subsidized rents and trauma centered and matching people with wrap around services as well as making people feel safe and sound as well as to have basic living skills
TALENT DELIVERY educated decision about what their path do have barriers
Laura Wagner Pizer
envision the middle circle all people who work for other people
many of the people are working for non-profit organizations
Alphonso from CCH Memorandum of Understanding MOU Mountain States employment Services
People released from institutions of incarceration, people with severe handicaps, people who have lived without basic living skills for their entire lives.
tell their stories in their letter of employment – making it possible to find ways to inform the employer of the skills and experiences of the person
customer experience is for reals of people who are traumatized and have been under duress for generations
Service Delivery SYSTEM engaged leadership team everyone from the vicinity
national brief case national director Tony Anderson met with him
Dallas one stop center
people will never forget how you made them feel? Maya Angelou depends dignity and respect – trauma informed care
“RESCARE GED ACADEMY”
partner integration and transparency
State of Colorado Liaisons Ma May LIZ and Lisa Paul’s Liaison
rural as opposed to suburban and urban matters
Perhaps we already knew what the person seeking a job needed and what career was best for him or her they can make decisions about what matters most in their lives – most people will have over 10 different employment experiences – also most of the homeless here are single women with children.
Childcare and transportation and where you live in relation to work then can become overwhelming burdens to surviving
the approach is personal kind underscoring that the person is welcomed and honored to be engaged in the work investigation process
REVERSE CREAMED? only working with the best most able
every population is special including diverse cultural GROUPS and age and gender and those who are coming out of institutions
questions being considered regarding the diverse needs of specialized groups of vulnerable populations with long term personal health diseases and generation to generation difficulties
YOUNG in transition from foster care from circumstances of domestic violence and child abuse MAXIMUS URBAN PEAK out of school youth between 16 and 24 year old students depending on what 18 year olds have to face and barriers will be referred back and forth
Youth program will serve people who have no experiences working almost everyone has an experience working
2000 youth annually in five states for 27 years
80% of the students are for OUT OF SCHOOL YOUNG PEOPLE
evidence based started on career pathway 4 or 5 high demand industries
social welfare system limited by feeling that they will not be hired in their life time
competency in “soft skills”
building those soft skills WIOA targeted employed and support keep that job after second and fourth quarters and to be looking ahead to gaining more experiences toward a long range career?
Servicios De la Raza will be taken to young people at community centers wherever youth are located
Maximus working with community partners
James speaks about ____________ ________________________
as opposed to harm reduction which allows the person to remain in the same static situation
I have never felt that my career was ever stable and secure never ever
always have a problem with bosses
always feel that they are self-centered
wish that we had a chance to make a change in my life from start to finish
TRAUMA AT FIRST AND FOREMOST
literacy fear rage grinding poverty lack of sustenance and self care especially basic living skills
generation to generation poverty lack of ability to function
live at this time and be still listen be present take care of my life here and now – this is the only moment
when you have been let down abandoned felt that no one cared about you ever what can be done to ensure that the feeling between and betwixt is trusting and permanently secure
TRYING OR SUCCEEDING?
PURPOSE everyone needs to find a meaningful place to serve in the person’s life time
IT MAY NOT BE possible to work in a “normal” job
supporting people where they are community based opportunities for celebrating and living successfully however this is defined by the person primarily
someone with age related stress and loss must be cared for even in a frail and older condition there should always be a community based opportunity for people to develop their leadership in community
Regional Director David Sanchez REZ CARE
Attached please find an updated Job Description for the Employment Program Director/ Operations Director role for which ResCare is recruiting. ResCare is the overall the operator of the Denver County WIOA/TANF operations.
Employment Program Director / Operations Director
Denver Workforce Services
ResCare Workforce Services is the nation’s leading workforce services provider with more than 45 years of experience in successfully matching job seekers with the needs of employers. With operations in more than 300 locations, our national footprint has allowed us to build an expansive staff of workforce experts who use the industry’s best practices to help reduce poverty, crime and unemployment in the communities they serve. We customize workforce service solutions for federal, state and local agencies that allow us to assist more than 1 million job seekers and thousands of employers annually.
As an Employment Program Director / Operations Director for Denver Workforce Services, you will provide leadership, budget/fiscal management oversight, supervision of assigned staff, and monitoring of performance management and the performance review process. You will ensure compliance to meet or exceed contractual expectations while responsibly achieving our mission and vision, ensuring efficiency and effectiveness of the operation. Join us as we assist people to reach their highest level of independence.
- Developing and maintaining effective relationships with our customers, including the funding agency and area employers.
- Ensuring compliance with contractual and program requirements.
- Developing and maintaining relationships with community resources to further program goals and enhance the success of job-seeking and employer customers.
- Ensuring a positive customer experience of each of our employers and job seekers.
- Evaluating the performance and impact of the organization and staff in meeting objectives and delivery of services; performing quality assurance and quality monitoring.
- Directing, motivating, and developing program managers, operations managers and other staff to align with and promote the ResCare mission, vision, values, and brand.
- Managing HR responsibilities while directing, motivating, and developing staff.
- Ensuring all requisite training is delivered appropriately.
- Ensuring proper practices regarding record keeping, control systems, and proper reporting.
- Fostering a motivational, collaborative, and innovative work environment.
- Providing effective training and support and supervising staff performance.
- Administering policies and procedures in accordance with ResCare standards.
Successful candidates for this position should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills along with strong business development acumen and multi-tasking abilities to handle multiple and shifting priorities in this rewarding, yet critical role. Experience working in workforce services and a performance-driven environment with contractually defined outcomes is a huge plus!
Requirements for an Employment Operations Director / Program Director include:
- BS/BA in Business Administration, Organizational Development, Project Management, or closely related field of study.
- Operational leadership experience with a minimum of 5 years professional experience organizing, planning, and developing programs and services at a management level, including supervision of others; Senior level management experience managing multiple departments/functions/teams, with direct responsibility to executive leadership or a board of directors strongly desired.
- At least 2 years of experience providing operational oversight in a staffing agency or a workforce services-related environment desired, but not required.
- Fiscal / financial management experience, operational oversight, and experience managing grants and/or contracts.
- Proven ability to manage contractual relationships.
- Ability to innovate, solve complex problems, execute plans effectively and create a culture focused on achieving goals and positively impacting those we serve.
- Culturally sensitive; ability to work with and relate to diverse individuals.
Strong organizational/people management skills.
Please respond with application materials to:
David A. Sanchez
Regional Director, ResCare Workforce Services
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(785) 640-2301 – office
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