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Job Readiness Class Instructor

Billings, MT
Under the supervision of the Program Director and in accordance with the direction and mission of District 7 HRDC, the Job Readiness Class Instructor is delegated the responsibility of assisting TANF families to become self-sufficient through  the instruction of a Job Readiness class curriculum.  

The requirements listed, are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the essential functions of the job.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to carry out each task satisfactorily and perform other duties as assigned. 
  • Conduct a variety of Job Readiness classes that support participants to; gain work readiness skills, assess their employment strengths and barriers and prepare them for applying for jobs.
  • Assist clients in preparing and submitting employment applications based on career interests and skill level.
  • Develop and update Job Readiness class curriculum
  • Collect data and track client progress as required by reporting agencies for each program. 
  • Collaborate with Client Advocates on progress and challenges for individual clients.
  • Provide outreach to participants as needed.
  • Participate in staff meetings, case reviews, and supervisory coaching.
  • Attend Professional Development and technical training as required. 
Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Strong organizational, listening and communication skills, including both verbal and written are required. 
  • The employee must have the ability to work with low-income and disadvantaged people with an objective, non-judgmental attitude. 
  • The employee must be a team player to ensure overall program success.
  • Prefer knowledge of local labor market information and employer expectations.
  • Demonstrates dependability and punctuality.
  • Adheres to a consistent work schedule.
  • Demonstrates professionalism in the workplace.
    • Maintains professional boundaries with participants;
    • Must have the ability to work with low income and disadvantaged people by modeling an   unbiased conduct.
    • Demonstrates positive and appropriate interactions with coworkers and management.
    • Contributes to a harmonious and productive work environment.
    • Must be a team player to ensure overall program success.
  • Brings creative suggestions and potential solutions to direct supervisor regarding work barriers and team efficiency. 
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Education and Experience:
Minimum qualifications are bachelor’s degree in Human Services or related field; or high school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of four (4) years of direct experience; or Associates degree with two (2) years of direct experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience to fully meet the obligations of the position. 

Licenses and Certifications:
Must possess a valid Montana Driver’s License, proof of personal automobile insurance and must meet insurability requirements for agency automobile insurance policy.
Becky Millman, Human Resources Manager
Human Resources Department | 406.247.4710 | bmillman@hrdc7.org

District 7 Human Resources Development Council
7 North 31st Street, P.O. Box 2016, Billings, MT 59103
hrdc7.org | 800.433.1411 | fax 406.248.2943

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