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Requisition Number 17-0164
Post Date 10/20/2017
Company Emerge Community Development
Title RESTORE Training Coach
Job Type Full Time
City Minneapolis
State MN


Based in North Minneapolis with a presence in Cedar Riverside, EMERGE helps people facing significant obstacles redefine themselves. Every year, we help thousands of adults and youth access jobs, financial coaching, supportive housing, and other key services, along pathways to brighter futures.  We are committed to creating better jobs, better lives, and better communities.



 This position is responsible for facilitating work readiness and core skills training inside a correctional facility; building mutually respectful, outcomes-driven relationships with participants, staff, training partners, and other community stakeholders to promote the delivery of holistic services at Emerge; and completing thorough reporting and evaluation practices and other administrative tasks to ensure compliance with agency and funder guidelines



  • Coordinate, facilitate, and track core skills, work readiness, financial education, and job retention trainings to diverse populations. Maintain and update curriculum and marketing materials.
  • Provide one-to-one coaching and guidance toward goal achievement to participants enrolled in short-term training programs, specifically around goals related to promoting economic mobility
  • Assess participants’ skills, interests, and aptitudes by administering relevant testing and inventory assessments.
  • Perform job retention and career advancement services and connect participants to additional training opportunities as needed.     
  • Monitor participant accountability to ensure contract compliance.
  • Have knowledge /experience of re-entry resources and processes.
  • Comfort working within a correctional facility.



  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Equivalent combination of education and related work experience may be considered in place of degree.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Minimum 2 years direct service employment experience; including knowledge, skills, and abilities with case management, data entry and outcomes reporting.
  • Minimum 2 years facilitation and content development experience.
  • Business acumen


Licenses and/or Certifications:

  • Valid driver’s license  
EMERGE is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, national origin or sex in violation of Title VII. EMERGE prohibits discrimination against employees, applicants for employment on the basis of age, race/color, disability, marital status, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, genetic information or veteran’s status. AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION, EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M / F H DV.
Our organization has a partnership with Metropolitan Alliance of Connected Communities (MACC) to provide administrative services including management of the recruiting process. If you apply for this position, you may see references to MACC in some online materials. You may also be contacted by an MACC employee to conduct or schedule an interview.
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