Career Counselor and Industry Relations Officer (Karantina)

Description: 

Borderless NGO is an independent non-profit organization with a mission to create a life-changing impact on the lives of underprivileged children, youths, and women by harnessing the power of humanity across borders.
We are dedicated to inspiring and empowering individuals by linking them to skills and experiences from the global community. We believe that all individuals have the power to raise themselves out of any situation.
Borderless NGO is keen on providing all necessary tools to help eradicate the exploitation of children, youths, and women from underprivileged societies, save them from the traps of modern-day slavery, and equip them with the means for a better future. We are very much aware of the complex weave that is society; this is why we believe that our goals can only be achieved by extending our work to the entire community. Our goal is to strengthen entire communities by improving the existing socio-economic fabrics that will benefit everyone.

Objective of the Role:

The Career Counselor and Industry Relations Officer is responsible for guiding participants on how to search for and apply to jobs or internships suited for them. He/She will also be the liaison point with companies to secure participants an internship.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

•    Conduct one-on-one career counseling sessions in person.
•    Guide students through the completion of aptitude, personality, and adjacent tests.
•    Score students’ responses to pertinent items and confer with them about the results. 
•    Propose career-related options that are congruent with substantiated insights.
•    Inform students about potential shortcomings in their skill sets and devise strategies to remedy these.
•    Walk students through the process of compiling and restructuring their resumes.
•    Inform students of potentially helpful career-related opportunities.
•    Ensure that all students’ skills are shaped in the correct direction towards an income-generating opportunity.
•    Be the focal point for companies/organizations that will offer internships to students.
•    Be the focal point for interns; following up on their attendance, work, and progress within each internship.
•    Research to match the best company/intern contract.
•    Prepare and implement the employers' outreach plan, and report to the project coordinator the progress of each intern.
•    Prepare monthly reports on the progress of the students, challenges, and changes.

Competencies and Skills:

•    Master's degree in Counseling, Career Development, or a related field.
•    Proven experience as a Career Counselor or in a similar role.
•    Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
•    Knowledge of career development theories and counseling techniques.
•    Familiarity with various industries and job markets.
•    Ability to maintain confidentiality and build trust with clients.

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Last modified: 
12 Apr, 2024
Intervention Sector(s):
Children & Youth, Coordination & Information management, Development, Social & Cultural Development
Application Deadline:
Friday, 31 May 2024
Contract Type:
Full Time
Period of Employment:
Until the end of December 2024
Salary
$900
Salary Range:
800 to 1200 (USD)
Education Degree:
Bachelor Degree
Education Degree Details:
Experience Requirements:
2 to 3 years
Arabic Language:
Excellent
English Language:
Excellent
French Language:
None
Country/City: 
  • Lebanon
  • Beirut