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Public Strategies (PS) is a nationally respected project consulting firm, based in Oklahoma City, providing federal, state, and local clients with a range of services to include project management, program development and management, and communications/marketing. A large-scale service center in Oklahoma City provides vulnerable Oklahomans with a range of supports for gaining or improving their employment situations or strengthening families, two areas where PS is widely respected for its implementation of innovative and research-informed solutions. Other team members provide training and technical assistance to hundreds of government agencies and/or programs across the country that are working to become change agents in either the human services or employment fields, with PS providing expertise in performance management, best practices, and effective adult learning strategies. Finally, a full-scale marketing division provides modern day technology and effective communication solutions to meet the demands of PS programs and for businesses and organizations that seek the expertise of a unique and dynamic communications team.
Public Strategies programs currently serve a number of populations including low-income new parents, financially and otherwise vulnerable families, non-custodial fathers, TANF and SNAP recipients, veterans, the historically unemployed or underemployed, individuals with a criminal background including those re-entering society from incarceration, incumbent workers, low skilled or wage workers, and the long term unemployed. These programs aim to demonstrate the value and efficacy of well-thought approaches to family empowerment and self-sufficiency. Programs centered on family empowerment are anchored in research-informed strategies designed to build adult capacity and healthy relationships. Its workforce development and training programs include incorporating soft skills, vocational training, continuing education, job placement, job coaching, and career advancement in ways that make obtaining consistent gainful employment in areas that pay a living wage more accessible to these groups. Public Strategies continuously looks for opportunities to innovate within both the family empowerment and workforce development fields, and where appropriate, seeks to develop and foster social enterprises that include employment opportunities for the populations we serve and whose financial success can be reinvested in the community.
The Host position plays a role in the success of these participants by providing support for the Family Expectations (FE) and TRUE Dads programs through the sharing of information about community resources, participating as a Communication Coach during practice sessions, helping serve meals and general cleaning.
This is a part-time position, with services delivered during evening hours and on weekends, with additional training and preparation required on an as needed basis.
Essential Job Functions
Greet couples, and serve as a friendly face for program participants
Participate in Communication Coaching sessions and ensure couples are building competency in the skills taught in the curriculum through good coaching
Interact and engage with couples before class and during breaks
Help serve meals, snacks, and beverages
Clean the workshop areas, dining area, and kitchen
Ensure all equipment and utensils are put away
Restock and inventory refreshments and supplies
Attend the classes to assist Educators, as needed
Report any discrepancies to the Education Services Project Manager
Other duties as assigned
High School diploma or equivalent, preferred
Prior experience providing skills coaching a plus
Prior experience working with couples a plus
Ability to work evenings and Saturdays
Essential Physical Requirements
Sufficient mobility and strength to move about the facility. Ability to be mobile throughout the community.
To apply for this job please visit www.publicstrategies.com.