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"CWEE has helped me build my self-esteem. I feel worthy and inspired to do something positive everyday. Because of my wonderful experience at CWEE, I’m able to share it with others."
– Shawan, Alumni Award Winner 1998 & former CWEE staff member for 13 years
"I sit on many boards and councils but the endeavor that I am most passionate about is sitting on the Board of Directors for the Center for Work Education and Employment (CWEE). CWEE helps individuals receiving TANF get the education and skills necessary to obtain viable employment putting them in a position to eventually transition off of public assistance and hopefully out of poverty."
– Taryn Lewis,
Board of Directors
"CWEE has given me the confidence I need and brought me some hope through this difficult time in my life. I am really grateful to be here."
– Michelle, CWEE Participant
CWEE has been a wonderful and positive experience for me. I’ve updated my skills and am preparing to re-enter the workforce. It has revived my self-worth.
– Rochelle, CWEE Participant
"One of the highlights of my year is taking pictures of the women and men of CWEE. I have the utmost respect and admiration for the graduates of this program, and especially the Alumni Award Winners."
– Whitney Yeager,
Whitney Yeager Photography
"Presenting at CWEE is an enjoyable and worthwhile experience. The participants are fun, interactive and willing to learn."
– Linda Hicks, Premier Members
Career Retention Specialist
Do you want to impact the lives of the underserved people in your community who are making strides to become self-supporting? Now is your opportunity to spring into a rewarding career with a recognized leader in workforce development whose reputation for preparing low-income parents for employment is unmatched in the community. CWEE is committed to preparing and connecting career seekers to quality employment as well as serving as a quality employer whose culture encourages and supports work-life balance.
Title: Career Retention Specialist
Position Status: Full-time, Non-Exempt
Reports to: Manager of Employment Services
Salary: $40,000 - $42,000/DOE
Benefits: Full benefits including three weeks of vacation, every other Friday off, paid health days, paid family leave, retirement, health insurance, and more.
Founded in 1982, CWEE fosters personal and professional transformation for low-income families through confidence building, customized skills training, and career advancement. CWEE believes that regardless of personal situations and other barriers to employment, when an appropriate level of education and support is provided, individuals can and will succeed.
CWEE has a long history of expertise and knowledge in the field of workforce development and is leading Colorado in overcoming the constraints and disparities of poverty, cultivating self-supporting families and optimizing collaborative partnerships.
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
The Career Retention Specialist (CRS) provides direct service with a trauma-informed approach to support employment retention and career advancement to CWEE program participants and alumni. This individual works with employers to create successful transitions into employment for CWEE’s career seekers and provides support to participants in maintaining employment and the pursuit of career advancement opportunities. The CRS is responsible for administrative and data collection and entry of employment outcomes and reports and works across the organization to connect participants to resources.
Email cover letter and resume to email@example.com and use Career Retention Specialist in the subject line.
Invitations for interviews will be extended upon review of qualified candidates until the position is filled. NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE.
CWEE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Minorities and individuals dedicated to diversity and multiculturalism are encouraged to apply.
A criminal background check of 7 years is required.
1175 Osage Street
Denver, CO 80204