Who We Are
Project for Pride in Living, Inc. (PPL) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering low-income people to become self-reliant through integrated services. When joining PPL, you become a part of a diverse team whose goal is to assist our residents and communities with the groundwork they need, not only to survive, but also to thrive. We are eager to welcome others to our team who are dedicated to serving our residents and pursuing our mission to build the hope, assets, and self-reliance of individuals and families who have lower incomes by providing transformative affordable housing and employment readiness services.
The Employment Specialist working with a caseload of 50-75 individuals will be responsible for providing employment placement, retention, and career laddering services to participants and graduates of the Career Pathways programs. This position will effectively connect education to employment outcomes and will engage employer partners to directly link graduates to open job positions and career laddering opportunities. The Employment Specialist will also assist participants in navigating the post-secondary education system to access resources and services that promotes academic advancement and coach program participants and graduates on resume writing, interviewing skills, and other employment activities in order to achieve and support PPL’s mission.
PPL strives to create long-term stability for the individuals in our communities. The most effective way to promote long-term self-reliance is by stabilizing the economics of a household. When we stabilize a household economically, we help set the stage for long-term success. Through PPL’s employment training programs, participants are able to build employment skills that will put them on the path to a career.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Benefits will include
PPL is an EEO/AA employer. PPL participates in the federal E-verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the organization will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.