Jobs with AACA

Jobs with AACA.
Work for AACA! Explore our current job postings below

1.Deputy Director

2.Youth Employment Specialist

1.Deputy Director

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership and management of the Asian American Civic Association operations reporting to the Executive Director
  • Oversee workforce development and adult education programs including job training programs, job readiness and employment placement, adult English for Speakers of Other Languages, and workplace education
  • Lead, supervise, and coach Program Directors who are responsible for outreach and recruitment, assessment, selection, case management, training, education, job placement, and retention functions
  • Maintain relationships with current program funders and secure funds for current and new workforce development, adult education, and other agency program programs through grants, government funds, and individual donations
  • Supervise Planning & Development Coordinator
  • Organize internal agency wide administration issues including staffing, staff development, staff support, personnel issues, strategic planning, webpage oversight, marketing, and assist with budgeting
  • Work with Executive Director to engage Board of Directors
  • Ensure rigorous program evaluation and high quality services to clients
  • Build partnerships among various stakeholders including employers, colleges, and other community-based organizations and adult education and training providers

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • At least 8 years management experience in a non-profit setting
  • Significant knowledge of best practices in workforce development programming
  • Keen understanding of the field of adult basic education
  • Experience and understanding of challenges facing immigrants and low-income individuals
  • Track record of success as a leader in a high performing organization
  • Minimum of 8 years of successful experience writing grant proposals for a non-profit organization
  • Minimum 8 years of experience supervising staff
  • Understanding of budgeting
  • Fundraising experience a plus in events and individual donor development
  • Commitment to the mission of the Asian American Civic Association
  • Highly detail oriented and organized
  • Takes initiative and innovative thinker
  • Excellent communication skills

Salary:  Commensurate with experience.  Full benefit package included.

To apply, send resume and cover letter to:

HR Department

Asian American Civic Association

87 Tyler Street, 5th floor

Boston, MA 02111

Email:  hr@aaca-boston.org

2. Youth Employment Specialist

The Asian American Civic Association (AACA) provides limited English speaking and economically disadvantaged people with education, occupational training and social services enabling them to realize lasting economic self-sufficiency.

Position Summary:

The Youth Employment Specialist in AACA’s Employment Center is responsible for job placement of unemployed young adults (ages 16-24) individuals including career counseling and job readiness training of clients and employer outreach.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Meet with clients one-on-one to learn about skills, employment preferences, and develop an individual career plan
  • Provide career coaching and employment advice, guiding clients through online employment assessments
  • Prepare and revise clients’ resumes and cover letters prior to job application
  • Lead group job search workshops, assisting clients with job applications and cover letters
  • Lead individual and group job readiness training
  • Develop and maintain relationships with employer partners and develop understanding of employer requirements and skills needed to fill vacancies
  • Develop job leads and interview opportunities for clients through actively calling and visiting employers
  • Engage employers in activities such as conducting mock interviews, leading workshops, and hiring and supporting clients
  • Place clients in employment, including helping participants complete applications, contacting employers on clients’ behalf, and prepping clients for job interviews
  • Regularly communicate job openings to clients
  • Assist in the coordination of annual Job Fair including employer and client outreach and event planning
  • Assist with outreach and recruitment for Employment Center clients
  • Report to funders with quantitative and narrative reports regularly
  • Maintain records, documentation, and track clients in database, producing regular reports on services and outcomes
  • Update job boards, marketing material, and job openings listed on website

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree preferred
  • Experience working with older youth and young adults required
  • Experience providing direct services to immigrant and/or low-income clients required
  • Experience building relationships with employers strongly preferred
  • Keen understanding of tools needed for career advancement
  • Strong organizational skills with excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, oral and written
  • Commitment to AACA’s mission of helping limited English speaking and economically disadvantaged people gain economic self-sufficiency
  • Preference for fluency in Spanish, but not required

Salary is commensurate with experience. Full benefit package included.

To apply, send resume and cover letter indicating the title of the position to:

HR Department

Asian American Civic Association

87 Tyler Street, 5th floor

Boston, MA 02111

Email:  hr@aaca-boston.org

 

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