SOCIAL SERVICES DIRECTOR/ HUMAN RESOURCES COORDINATOR
Social Services Director/ Human Resources Coordinator July 2003
Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority Draft and revise business development documentation, coordinated with other internal support staff for updated metrics to be used in support of writing, maintain clear communication with agency on the proposal development progress.
Determine the departments' organizational policies and procedures , hire supervise and evaluate program staff in their areas of responsibilities, assure adequate ongoing training of senior management, program staff, interns and volunteers, researched and completed government, foundation and corporate grants, collaborated with general funding sources as licensing and regulatory bodies in providing evaluation and program service reporting, supervised the acquisition , maintenance and dissemination of information for employment opportunities, coordinated supportive services for participants in the program.
Provided counseling to residents on an individual or group basis, identify problems encountered by residents and implement solutions, administered budgets, supervised staff, collected data and other pertinent information to evaluate program impact prepared reports for management, board of directors, clients and the general public.
Responded to general inquiries and grievances from staff, responsible for the overall processing of payroll, payroll rorm staff, carried out responsibilities in functional areas, human resource information systems employee relations, training and development, benefits, compensation, organizational development and employment.
Delivered all facet of recruitment success within the organization, developed and executed local and national recruiting plans, traditional sourcing strategies and resources, developed new creative ideas, network through industry contacts, association membership, trade groups and employees.
Maintained recordkeeping, lead the creation of recruitment ting and interviewing plan for available positions within the agency.
Conducted regular follow-up with management to determine the effectiveness of recruiting plans and implementation, maintained a database of qualified candidates for future need, implemented and coordinated college recruitment for the agency.
Program Manager June 2000 to July 2003Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority
Interviewed advice and guided a diverse population of clients to ascertain employment interprets and explained regulations and procedures to client.
Assessed client's education, work experience, skills, abilities, qualifications, and job interest; assesses client readiness for job referral, classroom training, on-the-job training, and/or support services; match clients/participants with available employment and training, opportunities.
Identified problems/barriers that hinder employability; assists clients in resolving and mitigating barriers to employment by identifying the need for other services and benefits; counsels clients regarding recommended solutions and supportive services to include English as Second Language, General Educational Equivalency courses, and Skills Upgrade.
Assist in providing assistance with homeless mitigation, child care, substance abuse treatment, counseling, family crisis and domestic violence intervention.
Supervised case managers and coordinated training and employment opportunities for participants in the program, Assembled, and analyzed factual information for the purpose of developing proposed courses of actions and comprehensive solutions to program related issues.
Completed Memoranda of Understanding and contractual agreements as appropriate; oversaw maintenance and compliance of case files and other records keeping as regulated by the United States Department of Labor.
Provided career counseling, job readiness workshops and seminars, conducted outreach and recruitment services at local agencies, job fairs and temporary agencies.
Substance Abuse Counselor August 1999 to October 2013Second Genesis Inc
Facilitated educational, psychotherapy and processing groups to individuals with substance abuse and mental health disorders.
Developed treatment plans and case management.
Worked with local probation officers, courts and state agencies, completed daily progress notes, monthly reports.
Conducted initial assessments to determine suitability for residential or out- patient programs.
Provided employment and training referrals for clients' re-entry into society.
BA : Sociology, 5 1987Benedict College Columbia South CarolinaSociology
BA : Theology/Counseling, 5 2008H.E. Wood Bible Institute Alexandria VirginiaTheology/Counseling
BS : Business Management, 1 2015Western Governors UniversityBusiness Management