Career Coach - Oakland

Posted: December 5, 2017 Location: Rubicon Oakland – San Pablo


Rubicon transforms communities by equipping low-income East Bay residents to break the cycle of poverty. We believe community transformation is best accomplished when led by residents themselves, and our program offers participants the opportunity to become change agents in their community. By strengthening their own financial, social and health situation, participants emerge ready to act as leaders in community and civic life. Their personal successes will have a ripple effect, benefiting their family and broader community.

Job Responsibilities*

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

* To perform successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The responsibilities listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these duties.


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

To Apply

Email the following to

Cover letter describing your interest, qualifications for this position and salary expectations
Rubicon Employment Application (click on link to download) 
Rubicon Applicant Tracking Form (click on link to download)