Community Worker - Grade 10

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This title exists in Addiction Services and Supports, Off of and has approximately 2 positions.

*The number of positions is approximate and represents the number of positions established (both filled and vacant); it is not an indication or reference to position type or duration, or intent to be filled.

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Salary Information for Community Worker
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Community Worker 10 $43,768 $53,708

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Job Duties

Community Worker:  assists professional counselors and other Employment Service staff of the Division of Employment in providing employability and placement services to disadvantage youths and adults, and in conducting community relations programs; works with unemployed and inexperienced people, often from disadvantaged backgrounds, to motivate and help them to follow through on a plan of assistance developed by a Counselor;  establishes and maintains contact with formal and informa neighborhood centers where disadvantaged youths and adults congregate or are served;  recruits disadvantaged persons and encourages them to seek help and guidance to increase their opportunities for training and employment;  in a Youth Oppotunity Center, interviews applicants and explains center programs, determines need for placement and counseling services, and schedules appointments with professional staff; works with counseling staff and disadvantaged persons to formulate plans for vocational training and development; among other duties.

The Classification standard for this title illustrates the nature, extend, and scope of duties and responsibilities of the classes they describe. There is no classification standard available currently for this title.

Summary of Minimum Qualifications

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.

This title is non-competitive.  No examination is necessary.  However, you must still meet the Minimum Qualifications of the position.

Candidates must have one year of experience working with youths or adults in a position such as recreation worker, street worker, welfare worker, peace corps worker, group leader, teacher, settlement house worker, etc; OR an Associate's Degree OR satisfactory completion of two years of a four-year program leading to a Bachelor's Degree OR a satisfactory equivalent combination of the above training and experience.

How to Apply

An examination is not used to fill this title. You must meet the minimum qualifications of the title in order to be considered for this position. You must apply directly to the agency or agencies that have this title.

Mobility Options

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