Job Developer/Internship Supervisor-Advance and Earn
(Full-Time)

Location: Brooklyn, NY 
Position Code: 843SW

Position Summary
Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow (OBT) is looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Job Developer/Internship Monitor for our Advance and Earn Program.  Under the supervision of the Workforce Development Coordinator, the Job Developer/Internship Monitor will be responsible for cultivating and managing key subsidized internship and employer partnerships as young people achieve and complete milestones in the Advance and Earn Program. Advance and Earn supports opportunity youth 17-24 in three program components including contextualized academic programming at the Pre-HSE level, comprehensive High School Equivalency and work based learning and sector focused advanced training.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop a range of internship opportunities to engage and support young adults at varying levels of skill development and interests for the purpose of career exploration and sector focused experiences
  • Develop and implement workshops and instruction that are contextualized and provide a range of work based learning opportunities
  • Collaboration with an interdisciplinary team to develop appropriate work-based learning experiences
  • Assure achievement of all program milestones, benchmarks and credentials required intervals
  • Monitor the flow of young adults throughout program components
  • Develop employment opportunities in relevant industries that promote career growth
  • Enter and track data in all relevant systems.

The Ideal Candidate will:

  • Demonstrate ability to work with internal and external partners
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Understand how to best prepare and support young adults as they enter the workforce
  • Bring strategies to best identify business needs and match those to program design
  • Be able to manage, delegate, and prioritize tasks in a fast-paced setting
  • Possess a passion for working with Opportunity Youth
  • Believe that workforce development and equity are inextricably linked
  • Be driven to create a strong culture of high accountability and support
  • Have experience engaging in and building relationships with varied stakeholders including young adults, employers, and community partners
  • Lead by example and model integrity
  • Value and cultivate a learning environment, embody a growth mindset
  • Have experience with/knowledge of integrated programs providing work based learning and academic instruction

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • At least 3 years relevant work experience
  • Experience in workforce programs a plus


Why You Should Join Us:

  • Competitive salary with full benefits
  • Challenging, entrepreneurial work environment
  • Company events and outings (ongoing professional development, coaching, staff retreat
  • Passionate and motivated staff excited to propel NYC’s youth and adult communities
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

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