Posted on August 9, 2019
To support a Partnership Development Coach for the School-to-Work Initiative, a career pathway strategy leading to postsecondary training and employment for 2,200 low-income, over-aged, under-credited transfer high school students at-risk of becoming disconnected from school. JobsFirstNYC has partnered with New Visions for Public Schools, a proven education support network, to pilot a career readiness/career pathway strategy in 12 transfer high schools leading to degree and/or credential attainment and employment in targeted sectors. Through this pilot, they aim to: universalize career exploration and awareness; embed advanced career development into the school design; and build bridge programs to sector-specific postsecondary opportunities. The Coach will work on-site across the 12 schools to facilitate the development of partnerships at each school, track and measure progress, provide technical assistance, and serve as a resource to schools and workforce development agencies on both the program and partnership level. JobsFirstNYC works as a neutral intermediary leveraging all available community, corporate, private and public resources to accelerate the successful connection of out-of-school and out-of-work young adults in New York City to the labor market.