Employment Outreach Associate
Posted on: January 11, 2022
AARP Foundation works to end senior poverty by helping vulnerable
people over 50 build economic opportunity. Our approach emphasizes
equitable outcomes for populations that have faced systemic
discrimination. As AARP's charitable affiliate, we serve AARP
members and nonmembers alike. Through vigorous legal advocacy and
evidence-based solutions, and by building supportive community
connections, we foster resilience, advance equity and restore
Assists in the operation of the program that serves an average of
30–50 participants daily, within a defined geographical region.
Ensures interactions with program participants are
non-discriminatory and in accordance with employment law and AARP,
AARP Foundation and program policies and procedures.
- Provides programmatic assistance to the Project Director in the
responsibility and accountability for the effective implementation
of the local project site services
- Responsible for site compliance with the federal regulations
governing the financial & administrative conduct of their daily
- Assists in operating a satellite location (urban or rural) in
accordance with federal regulations, grant requirements and program
policies and procedures.
- Assists training of site staff and preparation of site
performance, financial and other required reports.
- Conducts job workshops and motivates participants to
participate in job search activities, to take advantage of training
activities, and to actively seek unsubsidized placements.
- Implements various recruitment strategies, in coordination with
the Project Director, to ensure enrollment levels are met and hours
paid expend allocated payroll budget.
- Recruits non-profit and public community service host agencies
in which to place participants. Monitors 15 to 30 active host
agencies to ensure that participants are given adequate training
and supervision and that they are working in a safe
- Develops and/or collaborates with other organizations (private,
public, and non-profit) to provide additional training
opportunities for participants, including specialized training and
on the job experience.
- Associates degree preferred.
- Minimum of 1 year of progressive responsibility in marketing,
recruiting, and/or community service; or an equivalent combination
of training and experience related to the duties of the
- Experience working in an environment with complex
administrative or regulatory procedures
- Proficiency in creating PowerPoint presentations, enter data
and pull reports from databases, and use contemporary software
packages. Also, ability to perform basic to intermediate level of
- Must be willing to travel within the assigned geographical
- This is primarily an in-office position and the ability to work
effectively surrounded by moderate noise is required.
- Demonstrated verbal communication skills required.
Compensation and Benefits
AARP offers a competitive compensation and benefits package
including a 401(k); 100% company-funded pension plan; health,
dental, and vision plans; life insurance; paid time off to include
company and individual holidays, vacation, sick, caregiving, and
parental leave; performance-based and peer-based recognition;
tuition reimbursement; among others.
Equal Employment Opportunity
AARP is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse
workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. AARP does not
discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, color,
national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, mental or physical disability, genetic information,
veteran status, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable
Keywords: AARP, Midland , Employment Outreach Associate, Human Resources , Odessa, Texas
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