Job Developer Youth Employment Programs SVEP, WLG & ACS V. Cred


9 months ago


Job Title

Full-Time Job Developer

Job Location

Commonpoint Queens (Samuel Field YM&YWHA, Inc.)

Job Overview

The Full-Time Job Developer will be responsible for working with various programs within the Commonpoint Queens Youth Workforce Department to provide career readiness training and paid employment opportunities for youth participants. This is a non-youth-facing role that involves extensive interaction with employers to recruit, develop, and retain partnerships for youth employment programs.


  • Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications


  • Initiate and maintain contact with business and industry representatives, as well as job placement/training agencies, to develop engaging internship experiences for participants
  • Serve as a relationship manager for research, recruitment, cultivation, and retention of employment opportunities
  • Achieve job development and outcome targets for Youth Employment programs
  • Use marketing strategies to identify and target relevant industries, corporations, and organizations for development efforts
  • Present proposals in front of targeted audiences, such as business owners and community leaders
  • Keep accurate records of engaged worksites
  • Collect data from employers regarding job orders, requirements, and skills
  • Match job skills with applicant qualifications and refer qualified applicants to employers
  • Make introductions and recommendations for beneficial alliances and partnerships
  • Collaborate with program staff to leverage external affiliations
  • Schedule and conduct site visits to prospective and existing partners


  • Bachelor's Degree strongly preferred
  • Minimum 2 years of Job Development/Youth Development experience strongly preferred
  • Familiarity with SYEP & WLG strongly preferred

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  • Psychology16%

  • Human Resources Development10%

  • Business Administration Management And Operations9%

  • Management Science6%

  • Industrial And Organizational Psychology4%

  • 117 other majors53%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • PwC
Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Forest Hills, NY | $5,639/mo

  • Housing/Rent$3,481

  • Miscellaneous$1,007

  • Food$505

  • Utilities$328

  • Transportation$318


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