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Workforce Advisor Universal Welcome EARN/WIOA

Eckerd Connects

This is a Full-time position in Philadelphia, PA posted July 17, 2021.


Address Location:  3901 Market Street, 2nd Floor, Mailbox 1948, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Eckerd Connects Workforce Development, Adult Programs

Eckerd Connects’ Workforce Development program aligns with the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) through partnerships and strategies to provide career pathways and supportive services needed for adults and dislocated workers.

 Training services include occupational skills training, customized training, on-the-job training, incumbent worker training, and transitional employment opportunities.

 We establish and develop relationships and networks with large and small employers and their intermediaries as well as develop, convene or implement industry or sector partnerships.

Please follow the link for more information about our Workforce Programs:

Position Concept The Workforce Advisor Universal Welcome EARN/WIOA is the primary point of contact with the participants and others in the participant’s circle of influence.

The Workforce Advisor Universal Welcome EARN/WIOA will recruit for the program as well as seek employment and educational opportunities as participants complete the program.

The Workforce Advisor Universal Welcome EARN/WIOA must display initiative, exercise judgment and make decisions that are consistent with program goals.

Essential Functions
Outreach/Recruitment through attending/conducting activities in the community relating to participant development.

Assessment/Eligibility of participants per project plan.

Maintain case records detailing service needs and activities/arrangements for their fulfillment, according to data-management procedures established by program management and the funding sources.

Deliver skills training in software applications, work readiness skills and the development of basic remedial skills in math and reading.

Develop presentation and facilitation skills to engage students in meeting program goals.

Deliver program curriculum/objectives in classroom/simulated workplace environment.

Job Development by connect with employers and community organizations on a frequent basis to market and enrich the program and the success of the participants.

Identify and recruit target population of clients and employers.

Data and paperwork management.

Position Specifications Education: Related Bachelor’s degree, from an accredited College or University preferred.

Experience: Past experience working with the targeted population.

3+ years relevant work experience.

Skills:  Demonstrated proficient in using Microsoft Office applications or online database tracking systems.

Must have the ability to efficiently manage a large participant caseload (Active and Follow-up) in a fast pace environment.

Must have the ability to work independent of central office or direct management support.

Ability to maintain a leadership role with the students to motivate and influence positive behaviors.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Knowledge and or experience with classroom management techniques.

Physical Demands:  The environment is an open office/classroom type facility that is reasonably clean and comfortable.

The incumbent is in a non-confined setting in which he/she is free to move about.

The position requires that the incumbent spend time writing, typing, speaking, listening, lifting (up to 25 pounds), carrying, seeing (such as close, color and peripheral vision, depth perception and adjusted focus), sitting, pulling, walking, standing, squatting, kneeling and reaching.

Other: Must have appropriate and valid state driver’s license and be able to meet requirements for Eckerd’s Auto Insurance and be able to drive for business purposes.

Must meet state criminal background check requirements.

Travel:  Must be able to meet requirements for Eckerd’s Auto Insurance and be able to drive for business purposes.

Employee Benefits

Eckerd wants your career to be as rewarding as possible.

We provide our employees with numerous opportunities for growth, education, advancement, and the chance to contribute to business objectives.

We offer competitive salaries and an excellent comprehensive benefits package including:

• Health, Dental and Vision Insurance

• Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

• 19 days of Paid Time Off the first year

• Employee Wellness/Well-Being program

• 9 paid holidays 

• Flexible spending accounts

• Retirement savings plan with employer match up to 5%

• Employee Referral Program

• Paid short-term and long-term disability

• Cell phone plan discounts

• Group Term Life and AD&D Insurance

• Mileage reimbursement

• Voluntary term life insurance

• Flexible work schedules

• Professional group liability insurance

Make more than a Living, Make a Difference

Eckerd Connects is a national nonprofit organization headquartered in Clearwater, Florida that has given much-needed chances to nearly 200,000 children and families.

Eckerd provides a full continuum of life-changing behavioral health, child welfare services and workforce development through multiple offices and facilities nationwide that strengthen families and help children succeed. 

Family has always been at the heart of Eckerd Connects.

 Founded in 1968 by philanthropists, Jack and Ruth Eckerd, who believed every child deserves the opportunity to succeed.

Given our 50+ year history of success, breadth and depth of services, and commitment to performance measurement and quality outcomes, Eckerd has become known as the first name in second chances for children and families.

Eckerd Youth Alternatives, Inc.

(“Eckerd Connects”) considers all qualified applicant’s for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, age, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 

Eckerd Connects is a drug-free workplace and utilizes E-verify to confirm employment eligibility.