Transition (Career) Counselor – Soldiers Family Assistance Center
Feb 28, 2024
Army Transition Assistance Program
Virginia, United States

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Transition Counselor – Soldier and Family Assistance Center (SFAC)

The Transition Counselor is the Transition Assistance Program (TAP) Center’s principal provider of services to transitioning Service Members and their Family Members.

Duties include:

  • Provide individual counseling for personal interaction enabling users to ask questions, seek clarification and obtain assistance resulting in an individual training plan (ITP);
  • schedule, set up the classroom, announce and plan local briefings;
  • coordinate Department of Labor Employment Workshops and VA Benefits Briefings as required to meet the needs of the Soldiers;
  • provide Transition Briefing which provides clients with required information regarding available transition services and eligibility requirements for transition benefits;
  • notify the eligible Soldiers of the required pre-separation counseling; conduct individual counseling; develop an ITP;
  • develop a résumé of choice (federal or private sector);
  • discuss and develop individual transition goals;
  • learn about the continuum of service;
  • provide follow-on counseling and assist in completing the deliverable for the Soldier’s gap analysis;
  • identify, schedule, and conduct SFL TAP employment assistance workshops; and,
  • conduct regional outreach, pre-separation counseling, and assistance.

The Transition Counselor complies with the instructions of the Contract Installation Manager (CIM) to perform tasks in accordance with the performance work statement.

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree PREFERRED in Training and Development, HR Management, Counseling, or related field and minimum 2 years of career counseling, education, or related experience. Bachelor’s Degree accepted with additional experience.
  • Two years of experience in Military lifestyle through personal and/or professional experience with Military personnel and Military Family members highly desired, along with an in-depth understanding of the Military culture and the Command structure.
  • Demonstrated experience in conducting program evaluations and use of customer feedback to improve overall program effectiveness/impact highly desired.
  • Applicants must successfully undergo a background investigation (National Agency Check).
  • U.S. Citizen.
  • Individuals must be familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the field.
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.
  • Strong verbal/written communication skills along with needs assessment, and individual/small group training.
  • Curriculum development experience is a plus.
  • Military Veterans and Spouses encouraged to apply.

Hourly pay: $31.12 per hour plus benefits


 

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