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Workforce Development Specialist – Full Time

Welcome to Jobs for Ohio's Graduates. Our mission is to help young adults with multiple barriers complete their education and successfully transition to employment at a livable wage or enroll in post-secondary job training.

The organization will further facilitate the advancements of its participants through a planned program that:

  • Focuses first on the completion of high school or its educational equivalent,
  • Promotes positive relationships in both the public and private sectors, and
  • It becomes a telling presence in the communities in which it resides to more ably advocate the community's mutual needs and the clients it serves.

As a Career Specialist in Medina County, you will:

  • Develop a roster of young adults by screening and assessing program participants through motivational interviewing, orientation, and interpretation of assessment tools.
  • Accomplish young adult-focused goals by assessing needs, developing youth's skill set, providing mentorship, instruction, monitoring, supporting, and tracking/documenting progress while promoting the goals of JOG and facilitating compliance with JOG's standards and objectives.
  • Work collaboratively with all members of the JOG team to determine best practices for participants, collectively aiding in barrier removal and goal achievement.

A Bachelor's degree is required. Teaching, Social Work, Human Resource Management, Career Development, Job Placement/Development, Employment and Vocational Counseling, Career Guidance, Vocational Education, Community Service Administration, and Work experience with the private sector or disadvantaged youth.

Job Requirements:

  • Available for work hours scheduled Monday through Friday.
  • Twelve-month school session.
  • Local daytime travel is occasionally required.
  • Computer skills include MS Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, and online database management systems.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $36,000.00 - $43,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Medina, OH: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Required)

Work Location: In person