Career Coach

Posted: June 20, 2017 Location: Rubicon Oakland – San Pablo


We are actively seeking an experienced professional with case management and service coordination experience to provide coaching and support to low-income CalWORKs program participants in the pursuit of self-sufficiency. This position requires computer proficiency using case record management systems and the knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of products including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.


  • Job placement and retention: Develop employer contacts and referral sources and generate job leads; market services; make job placements and provide post-placement support to clients and employers; participate in employer recruitment events; job fairs, and networking events.
  • Case management: Conduct intake interviews, eligibility determination, pre-employment preparation, and advocacy; ensure client accesses all needed Rubicon services including Housing and Financial Services, as well as services at partner organizations; accompany clients to appointments.
  • Coaching: Assess client needs and collaborate with the client to develop and follow a self-sufficiency plan; motivate the client to achieve career goals and provide the client with honest, productive feedback.
  • Group facilitation/instruction: Facilitate client workshops, discussion groups and/or classes on topics including but not limited to job readiness, cognitive thinking, and financial literacy.


  • Solid job development, career counseling and/or case management experience and expertise;
  • Teamwork, interpersonal flexibility, excellent organizational and communication skills, and the ability to inspire others;
  • Solid workshop facilitation skills and abilities; computer and internet proficiency.
  • This position requires occasional travel to appointments and other Rubicon meetings; if the employee opts to meet these travel requirements by driving, proof of a valid and current driver license, current auto insurance, and an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report are required.

To Apply

To apply please email the following to

1. Cover letter (your interest in and qualifications for this position)

2. Resume

3. Rubicon Applicant Tracking Form

4. Rubicon Employment Application