The Career Specialist/Peer Navigator for Project imPACT will work as part of a team to provide employment services to formerly incarcerated individuals as part of PACTeam model to prepare clients for careers. Project imPACT serves the San Fernando Valley region through YPI's Workforce Development Department, providing employment services for formerly incarcerated adults (referred to as Fellows). Services are provided by a Career Specialist/ Peer Navigator, working with partners in the PACTeam (a legal services provider and mental health/substance abuse services provider). YPI services include: intake/assessment, peer mentorship/peer navigation, facilitating a cognitive behavioral therapy curriculum, employment services (job training/placement, soft skills development). The Career Specialist for Project imPACT is also known as a Peer Navigator as the effective candidate will help fellows to navigate life on the outside and will also have lived experience. This is an opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of those transitioning as well as their families and the community.
The imPACT Career Specialist/Peer Navigator is responsible for:
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