WorkSource Montgomery, Inc. (WSM) is a nonprofit organization and fiduciary agent for Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act funding in Montgomery County. The non-profit organization operates the American Job Centers in Wheaton and Germantown and provides employment services to county residents who are unemployed or underemployed. WSM supports Montgomery County Businesses by engaging employers in various industries throughout the county to ensure that their workforce needs are being met. Additionally, WSM is responsible for delivering Career Advising Coaching Services to all 6th to 12th grade Montgomery County Public Schools students.
Reporting to a Career Education Manager, this position is responsible for delivering WSM’s Career Education programming as funded through the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future, a comprehensive education reform law that mandates that local workforce development boards deliver individualized career coaching to all Middle and High School students. The Career Advising Coach (CAC) will work with Montgomery County Public School’s 6th through 12th grade students, teachers, school administrators, and families. The CA plays an integral role in facilitating student progression to become College, Career, and Community Ready. CA’s will be trained and employ research-based approaches to assist students in their understanding of their strengths, interests, and values leading to a vivid vision of their best possible future selves equipped with knowledge of occupational matches that fit each individual student. All programming will be calibrated to be age and stage appropriate starting with teaching students and teachers the language of Holland’s Code.
Paid vacation, holidays, and sick time
Full benefits package including life and disability insurance
403b retirement plan
Company events and team building activities to promote workplace culture