This position is located on a Forest Service Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center. The Intern would be responsible for coordinating and implementing the Career Preparation Period (CPP) plan; providing guidance and instruction to new students during their orientation period and coordinating vocational exploration.
The Intern will assist students, peers, and subordinates in understanding the relevance of promoting the development of positive social skills among students through modeling appropriate behavior, positive intervention, and positively intervening and teaching appropriate employability skills for workplace success. Participates in the Center Behavioral Management System (BMS) and/or the Student Code of Conduct (SCC) program as necessary to insure proper workplace conduct, appearance and behavior. Sets a positive example as a role model to students by displaying appropriate etiquette, timeliness, and dress.
Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- The Intern will Assist Lead CPP instructor in contacting students who have been accepted to the Job Corps program.
- Provide advice and guidance to students
- Insures that operating procedures and Center directives are met regarding the CPP
- Assists in group and individual interviews, observation techniques, and administer standardized testing.
- Supports the Lead CPP coordinator in Career Technical Training (CTT)
- Provides instruction covering Career Success Standards (CSS), Personal Career Development Plans (PCDP) development, and Work Based Learning (WBL) opportunity awareness
- Updates approved changes to the CPP portion of the Career Development Service System (CDSS) plan.
- Maintains records, written reports, completion of forms and evaluations
- Provides support and assistance to instructors with specialized tasks for Programs of Instruction which are unique and/or specific to a particular training or education area.
- Provides instruction, tutors, directs, guides, monitors, and supervises students.
- Provides input into developing a program that ensures an atmosphere conducive to learning for students who may present atypical problems of communication and motivation
- Ensures accuracy of Training Achievement Records (TAR) data in the Computer Information Systems (CIS), and Personal Career Development Plans (PCDP)
- Maintains and manages records, written reports, completion of forms and evaluations.
Required Skills and Knowledge
- Knowledge of the Job Corps training programs and classes
- Career Development Service System (CDSS) plan database
- Knowledge of specialized training practices and principles
- Skill in communicating technical advice, recommendations, and assistance
- Skill in oral communications
- Interpersonal skills
- Skill in the identification, consideration, and resolution of issues or problems of procedural or factual nature.
- Knowledge of and utilization of various Job Corps related databases and software
Guidelines include laws, regulations, agency policies and procedures, accepted education procedures and training standards. The employee analyzes results and recommended changes.
The work is primarily sedentary. However, there may be some walking, standing, bending, and carrying of light objects, or prolonged periods of standing.
Work is performed in a classroom or office setting that are adequately lighted, heated, and ventilated. Incumbent may be required to transport student to WBL sites or local businesses. No special safety precautions are required.
Work hours:40 hours per week, 26 weeks