We’re Hiring! Career Pathways Navigator


The REACH Center works with nearly 3,000 at-risk youth and young adults ages 12-24 each year to provide them with housing services, educational opportunities, career development, peer mentoring, and other supportive services. REACH has a strong track record of leveraging institutional partnerships to serve young people, and coordinates programs that annually place over 200 people in jobs and provide permanent housing for up to 300 youth experiencing homelessness. REACH is at the forefront of youth development, career readiness, and the fight against youth homelessness in the Greater Puget Sound Region. The work of the REACH Center contributes to positive systems change and has sparked interest in widespread replication of the REACH service delivery model.

POSITION TITLE:Career Pathways Navigator
EMPLOYMENT TYPE:Regular, Non-Exempt
SCHEDULE: 40 hours per week
Eligible for hybrid work after 6 months
REPORTS TO:Director of the REACH Center
SALARY RANGE:$40,200 – $42,400
PRIORITY CONSIDERATION11/07/2022

 JOB SUMMARY:

The Career Pathways Navigator provides one-on-one career coaching, training on informational interviewing, and orientations for career opportunities for youth and young adults. This position works with partner organizations to bridge gaps between career development programs, provide follow-up support to participants who graduate from programs, and provide data entry and analysis on job placement and retention.

Individuals with personal, shared, or lived experience as an immigrant, refugee, or homeless young adult are strongly encouraged to apply.

NOTE: This position requires in-person contact with clients while observing social distancing and other safety protocols.


APPLICATION PROCESS

Email your resume, and three professional references to: jobs@tacomacommunityhouse.org. Please include a cover letter which addresses the following:
● If you are selected for this role, what would you bring to the role that few other candidates could bring?

WHY WORK AT THE REACH CENTER?
Your paycheck is only part of your total compensation package. Employees also have access to a benefits package worth about 25% of your salary.


Compensation – $40,200 – $42,400/year depending on qualifications.
Insurance – We offer a comprehensive health care benefits package including medical, dental, and basic life insurance.
Retirement – Tacoma Community House employees may participate in a 403b plan which includes generous support from the agency after 1 year of service.
Paid Leave – Leave benefits include 24 days of paid time off in the first year and 11 paid holidays.

We Are a Welcoming Workplace

Inclusion and empowerment are an integral part of who we are – our history, our culture, our identity.  These values lead us in our operations as we strive to build and nurture a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and connects to each other in our dedication to equity and social justice.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

The REACH Center is a partnership project of Tacoma Community House. While all work-related duties will be performed at and for The REACH Center, this position will be filled by Tacoma Community House, one of the longest-serving nonprofits in Tacoma. In our relationships with staff, our participants, and our community, Tacoma Community House does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, marital or military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, the presence or perception of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, genetic information, or any other status or characteristic protected by local, state or federal law. Applicants in need of accommodations are encouraged to call (253) 383-3951.