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Denver’s Road Home Employment Sub Committee of RESCARE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES 4 Denver JUNE 2016

June 17, 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

Bayaud Enterprises

CWEE

 

Emily Griffith Opportunity School

 

MI CASA

 

Auraria Campus

 

 

RIDER is here

 

 

ReEntry  Veterans

 

homeless community  

 

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 

 

CVS

 

people will never forget how you made them feel?  Maya Angelou  depends   dignity and respect  –  trauma informed care

“woofound” tradify

“resumePro”

“Talent Market”

“Supply/demand Portal”

“RESCARE  Academy”

“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

 

WELCOMING  

 

ENCOURAGED

 

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

 

motivational interviewing

 

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

 

meaningful  activity  

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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.

Responsibilities include:

  • 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

ResCare – The Expert in Workforce Service Solutions!

david.sanchez@rescare.com

(913) 231-6376 – mobile

(785) 640-2301 – office

 

Laurie Harvey President and CEO

CWEE | Center for Work Education and Employment

1175 Osage Street, Suite 300 | Denver, CO 80204

303.892.8444 ext. 313| fax 303.892.8375

 

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Dynamic Workforce Solutions  –  Paul Dunn  CEO out of school youth program

 

Next meeting is scheduled for Friday July 15 at the Daniel’s Center at 101 Monroe St.

 

Ken Arrellano, Subcommittee Chair Ken.arellano@denvergov.org

Tammy Bellofatto, Subcommittee Chair  tbellofatto@coloradocoalition.org

Keegan Kuhlmann, Co-chair  Kkuhlmann@CWEE,org

Angela Nelson, Denver’s Road Home Liaison  –  Angela.Nelson@denvergov.org

 

HIRED DENVER professional development workshop  “Get Your Net Working”  AUGUST 19

Jessica Cassarino, Chair of HireDenver –  Jessica.cassarino@emilygriffith.edu

 

 

 

 

 

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