Coordinator of Employment Services "YouthWork Source Center"

Los Angeles, CA
YouthSource Center /
Full-time /
The Los Angeles Brotherhood Crusade is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1968 to enrich the lives of youth, seniors, homeless populations, economically disadvantaged families, and under-served individuals in South Los Angeles by providing and facilitating a variety of essential educational services, social services, cultural activities, vocational opportunities and economic empowerment opportunities.

Brotherhood Crusade envisions a South Los Angeles devoid of health disparities, disenfranchisement, and poverty- associated adverse public health conditions. We believe that South Los Angeles can be a safe, thriving, culturally relevant, and inclusive community that provides all residents equitable access to human and social services and continually improves their quality of life. Our mission is to remove and/or help individuals overcome the barriers that deter their pursuit of success in life; effectuate academic and vocational success; provide opportunities for personal, social, and economic growth; promote access to artistic excellence and cultural awareness; increase financial literacy; facilitate opportunities for a better quality of life; and promote health and safety.

The Coordinator of Employer Services works with employers to understand their needs, develop solutions to address their needs, help employers develop greater acuity in working with participants, and facilitates employment opportunities for participants; helps the Workforce Development Instructor build curricular pedagogy; and works with the Post-Employment Liaison to facilitate solutions, solidify client employment, and further develop participant skills.

•Conduct a minimum of six weekly employer contacts to understand their business needs, describe program support, and highlight relevant participant strengths
•Meet with and present to businesses, employers, and workforce partners to explain the YouthSource Center workforce model and its success criteria for graduates, fostering partnerships for stepwise employment opportunities
•Collaborate with employers and partners to develop and implement stepwise employment opportunities, ensuring sustained success for graduates
•Work with entry-level and living-wage employers to create an employment pipeline for seamless transitions and living-wage careers
•Secure internships and job shadowing opportunities to aid participants in progressing through stepwise employment phases
•Secure agreements and Memorandums of Understanding with partnering employers
•Identify job leads, negotiate transitional and permanent employment opportunities, and match applicant qualifications with employer needs
•Maintain records of unselected applicants, develop strategies to support them, and create support plans with Case Managers
•Assist youth in securing employment and maintain a database and statistics tracking participant progress as required by funding partners
•Collaborate with program staff (Case Manager, Workforce Development Instructor, Job Placement Liaison, College and Career Counselor and Attendance Administrator) to ensure communication and alignment in achieving customer satisfaction and job placement goals
•Support sustained employment and career transitions for program graduates in coordination with the Job Placement Liaison and Workforce Development Instructor
•Assist in monitoring job placements and collecting data to ensure program graduates succeed in employment and career objectives
•Facilitate pre-employment and post-employment workshops and professional development opportunities
•Provide timely interventions and return employer calls within 8 hours or less
•Develop individual employment plans in collaboration with program participants and Case Managers.
•Fulfill any other duties as requested or required by the organization

•Bachelor degree in Social Sciences or similar field (MSW a plus)
•Minimum 5 years of paid experience in workforce development, case management/career counseling, and/or recruiting
•Bilingual/Spanish a plus
•Must have a valid driver license and clean driving record and own transportation

Related Experience:

•Minimum 2 years of paid experience in job development
•1 year experience facilitating workshops Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
•Strong verbal and written communication skills
•Exceptional collaboration and teamwork abilities
•Comfortable working with individuals from diverse creative and technical backgrounds
•Excellent problem-solving capabilities
•Proficiency in delivering exceptional customer service
•Expertise in recruiting, interviewing, selecting, and hiring candidates.
•Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)


•Equipment - requires ability to operate various office equipment
•Sitting – requires sitting for extended periods of time
•Speaking – requires expressing ideas by spoken word
•Driving – requires driving to multiple locations daily
Percent of Time
•Listening – requires perception of speech100%
•Walking – requires moving from one location to another100%
•Objects – requires lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling objects up to 20 lbs.20%
•Language Acuity – ability to read or prepare a variety of correspondence, reports, forms, applications, with proper grammar and punctuation
•Numerical Aptitude - Requires the ability to utilize mathematical formulas; to add, subtract, multiply, divide


•Office environment
•Fast paced, deadline driven

Salary will be based on experience. We offer exceptional medical, dental and vision benefits.

$71,000 - $78,000 a year
Please read the job description very carefully. Only qualified applicants need apply!
Must possess a valid California Driver's License.

Due to our in-person and in office work with LAUSD, City of LA, County of LA and other work partners that require our team to be vaccinated we require that all potential candidates must be COVID-19 vaccinated with either, Pfizer, Moderna or Johnson & Johnson.

The successful candidate will be required to report to and work from the office complex at least five days a week. Offices are traditionally equipped with computers, telephones, desks, chairs, and office machines. Additionally, each office offers an instructional classroom from which orientations and trainings are conducted.

Benefits and salary will be negotiated based on experience, education, and the needs of the program.

This program is unique in that the successful candidate may be working with individuals who, heretofore, have never been exposed to the subject matter and, as such, may not readily adopt the precepts or methodologies. Moreover, these clients may exhibit stress-related emotions such as tension, frustration, and anger. The successful candidate must understand this phenomenon and possess a psychologically stable profile and a demeanor that minimizes the opportunity that these emotions will escalate to conflict.

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to perform in this job.

Excellent full benefits package.

Must be available to work Monday- Friday from 9:00am – 5:30pm.

There may be occurrences when a work or community event occurs on Saturday and/or Sunday. Your work schedule will be flexed to accommodate this change and you will be notified in advance.