OBT Employment Opportunities

Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow (OBT) is a 33-year old non-profit organization operating out of multiple locations. The mission of OBT is to help disadvantaged youth and adults recognize their own self-worth and advance towards self-sufficiency and financial security through job training, academic reinforcement, improved life skills, job placement and support services. For more information visit www.obtjobs.org


Updated: September 2017

Job Developer – (Full-Time)

Location: New York
Position Code: LUHEH

OBT is seeking Job Developers with strong employer connections and a passion for assisting youth and adults who are unemployed/underemployed and have come to OBT seeking education and skills training. Duties include conducting work readiness workshops, employment counseling, job placement and retention follow-up to include post-employment activities. Qualifications are two to three years of relevant experience with a diverse and active job bank; prior experience working with individuals with barriers to employment preferred. Must be able to collaborate and work as part of a team. Competitive salary and benefits package is offered.

Quality Assurance/Data Reporting Manager – (Full-Time)

Location: Brooklyn, NY
Position Code: O5VDO

Leading workforce development agency with expertise working with both disconnected youth and adults, seeks a Quality Assurance/Data Reporting Manager to maintain and analyze data for multiple contracts/worksites in the agency’s Salesforce database. Responsibilities also include performing quality assurance duties and developing meaningful program reports and dashboards and training staff on use of database. Bachelor’s Degree required; must be interested in youth and workforce development; must have experience with data entry and data management; must possess strong organizational skills and display a high level of discretion in dealing with confidential information. Prior experience with Salesforce or database programming is required. Applicant should have experience creating validation rules, formula fields, and workflow rules. Experience with Demand Tools or another type of data loader is preferred. Experience with managing web forms is a plus. Highly competitive salary and benefits.

Youth Coordinator

Location: Jamaica, Queens
Position Code: 98EE8

Provide ongoing support and case management to 17-24 year olds in an Out of School Youth Medical Administrative Assistant Program (MAA); handle all issues related to program eligibility and ensure participants understand and adhere to program philosophy and standards; assist with outreach and recruitment for eligible program participants; maintain participant and worksite files and accurately record case notes on a regular basis; enter data into in-house and funder databases in a timely and accurate fashion; conduct internship site visits to review intern evaluations with employers, discuss trainee progress, pick up timesheets and develop individual strategies for individual services; facilitate work readiness and educational workshops; conduct weekly individual and/or group counseling sessions with participants to ensure each is complying with the program requirements and progressing toward his/her goals; provide daily intervention, as necessary, and provide recommendations.

Bachelor’s degree in social work, mental health, or a relevant field is required; computer literacy and proficiency in MS Office (including Excel) a must. Related experience preferred. Must be extremely detail oriented; must enjoy working as part of a team and be able to establish positive relationships with disconnected young adults, community partners, and colleagues.

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