Armed Forces Services Corporation State Career Readiness Counselor in New York, New York

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TitleState Career Readiness Counselor
CityNew York City
DescriptionThe State Career Readiness Counselors prepare and connect service members and their families within the 50 States and Territories with employment, education and financial education opportunities to maintain a resilient force capable of accomplishing the State and Federal mission. The program focuses on service members who are in the initial phase of the Soldier Life Cycle (SLC) from as early as a new recruit in the Recruit Sustainment Program (RSP) through their first year of service. Service will be offered to any service member and their Family who need employment, education or financial education services. All service members who are unemployed or underemployed will be offered direct employment assistance and case management throughout the process. All service members who seek higher education opportunities will be connected with organizations and institutions through their State education office and their Families who seek financial education/services will be provided information or be connected to certified counselors and case managed throughout the process. Duties:
Provide career readiness services to Reserve Soldiers in the form of financial literacy and education, career readiness standards and employment skills training.
RequirementsMinimum of a bachelor's degree or 3 years of relevant experience as a Career Readiness Counselor.
Prior military is preferred.Physical Requirements:
The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.General Office Demands:
Must be able to operate general office equipment including but not limited to: computer, phones and related media and information devices on most or all workdays
Ability to communicate and interact with others, both in person and/or by telephone to conduct business
Working under time pressure
Working rapidly for long periods to meet deadlines
Must be able to travel as needed and adhere to AFSC travel policies and procedures.
Physical requirements can typically be characterized as sedentary: work involves exerting up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
Major Job activities and mental requirements:Multiple concurrent tasks
Ability to perform under stress
Reading and comprehension
Problem solving
Customer contactOur Equal Employment Opportunity Policy:

Armed Forces Services Corporation (AFSC) is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.