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Mer Goodwill Industries - Wia Youth Program Coordinator Resume Example

Jayden Robinson
Service focused social worker and program coordinator with a strong commitment to serving the needs of disadvantaged youth and adults; including homeless, emancipated youth and special-needs populations. Excels in program and organizational planning, with documented success overcoming challenges of limited resources and financial constraints to design high-quality, cost-effective and comprehensive service offerings. Skilled in building community support, key coalitions and strategic interagency partnerships. Backed by solid school credentials/work experience and equal strengths in program, personnel and case management.
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Excellent Work Ethic and Performances
  • Client Advocacy
  • Program Administration and Policy Monitoring
  • Community-Client Relations
  • Client Needs Assessment and Response
  • Community Outreach
  • Ability to assist Individuals to achieve success
  • Case Coordinator, Planning, and Management
WIA Youth Program Coordinator, 01/2014 to 01/2015
MER-Goodwill Industries St. Louis, MO
  • Lead and Coordinated the WIA Youth Education and Employment Program Grant.
  • Developed and implemented a high quality successful program.
  • Recruited and prepared youth for job interviews, as well as provided individual and group services related to education, jobs, career and college coaching.
  • Developed relationships with school/ college staff and stakeholders; especially employers to ensure that youth could gain and retain employment.
  • Supervised Case Managers and youth enrolled in the program. Ensured WIA staff and youth performed at a high level in meeting their goals within the program.
  • Worked collaboratively with the Youth Program Director and other Youth Program Coordinators on program evaluation, planning and attendance tracking.
  • Monitored the program budgets to ensure that spending were at the appropriate rate and within the appropriate categories.
  • Complied with all WIA State and Federal guidelines, policies, and regulations.
  • Communicated effectively with all Stakeholders; which included writing reports/ memos/ letters/ emails and supporting information for funders, program participants, school staff, employers, community leaders, and businesses.
Open Door Program Team Lead, 01/2013 to 01/2014
The H-Group Marion, IL
  • Responsible for the management, coordination, development, supervision, monitoring, and evaluation of ODP Case Managers and DHS ODP Contract.
  • Coordinated bi-weekly, monthly, and annual meetings with staff, Program Coordinators, and Contractors.
  • Provided support services, served as advocate to clients, provided informational education and support assistance base on their needs. Assisted with referrals and applications. Referred clients to primary care providers, assisted with shelter/housing, DHS (Snap, Medicaid, Cash Assistance) applications. Assisted with SSA/SSDI/SSI benefits applications and appeals process. Provided assistance with employment, and unemployment assistance.
  • Managed Program budget and spend down.
  • Ensured quality of services and production were acceptable with program regulations and guidelines.
Open Door Program Case Manager, 01/2012 to 01/2013
The H-Group Marion, IL
  • Case Management services, assessment, planning, linking, monitoring, triage services, referral and advocacy, and community outreach.
  • Provided support to clients with financial needs, medical, housing, transportation assistance, health education, social/recreational orientation, and other advocacy services essential to client's community adjustment. Prepared and distributed monthly reports, maintained and completed accurate and up-to-date records of all clients on caseloads.
Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Youth Program Case Manager, 01/2009 to 01/2011
MERS Goodwill Industries St. Louis, MO
  • Provided youth with appropriate educational, vocational, and employment services.
  • Referred youth to community support services based on their individual needs.
  • Assisted with direct services including but not limited to standardize testing, community site services, jobs search, interviews, job placement, financial assistance, transportation, and case management.
  • Maintained accurate and up-to-date records of all youth caseloads, prepared budgets, timesheets, program reports, etc.
WIA Program Youth Specialist, 01/2005 to 01/2009
Man-Tra-Con Corporation Marion, IL
  • Monitored WIA Youth application registrations, reports, and data entry in State reporting system.
  • Maintained documents/files up-to-dates of all caseloads.
  • Monitored Service Providers performance to ensure that State Performance Measures were met in accordance to State regulations.
  • Processed and Reviewed youth timesheets, payroll, budgets, and Service Providers billings reports.
  • Coordinated and compiled data for monthly Youth Council meetings.
Job Placement Specialist, 01/2003 to 01/2005
Extra Help Marion, IL
Data entry, job placement, answering phones, payroll (Time Plus), filing, mailing, posting, clerical testing, drug testing, job fairs, etc.
MA: Spanish, Southern Illinois University - Carbondale, IL
MA of Arts: Spanish. Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL. Completed 6 credits hours.
BS: Secondary Education, Southern Illinois University - Carbondale, IL
BS of Science: Secondary Education. Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL. 12 credits hours (Student Teaching
BA: Spanish, Southern Illinois University - Carbondale, IL
BA of Arts: Spanish. Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL - May 2002, GPA 3.78/4.0
CPR Standard First Aid OSHA - Certificate, Issued 2009 Department of Children and Family Service "Child Protection" - Issued 2012 Substitute Teacher - Kindergarten through grade 12 - all subjects, issued 2002
Volunteer Tutoring at the Migrant Camps in Cobden, Tax Counseling Project Volunteer, Summer Little League Coach/ Assistant Coach, OLMCS Playground and other Activities Assistant Helper
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Previous Companies:

  • MER Goodwill Industries
  • The H Group
  • MERS Goodwill Industries

Previous Job Positions:

  • WIA Youth Program Coordinator
  • Open Door Program Team Lead
  • Open Door Program Case Manager
  • Workforce Investment Act Youth Program Case Manager
  • WIA Program Youth Specialist


  • Southern Illinois University

Level of Education:

  • MA
  • BS
  • BA

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