Career Development Coordinator IRC Jobs


Job Title: Career Development Coordinator

Career Development Coordinator IRC Jobs
Career Development Coordinator IRC Jobs

·        Sector: Employment

·        Employment Category: Fixed Term

·        Employment Type: Full-Time

·        Compensation: USD 71,198.00 - 73,400.00 Annually

·        Location: Sacramento, CA USA

·        Work Arrangement: In-person


Job Description

IRC Background:  The mission of the International Rescue Committee (IRC) is to help people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover and gain control of their future. Founded in 1933, the IRC has a presence in over 40 countries and 27 offices in the United States; the IRC leads the way from harm to home.


Job Overview:

The Career Development Coordinator plays a crucial role in IRC’s Career Development Programs, aiming to empower refugee clients to advance beyond entry-level positions and secure employment in their chosen professional fields. This role involves assisting in staff development, ensuring data quality and program outcome delivery, managing volunteers and mentors, supervising career readiness training, and fostering relationships with local employers.



Manage a network of volunteers and mentors, helping them fulfill their roles effectively.

Assist in training and developing team members across the department, providing guidance and support.

Reporting and Data Quality:

Collaborate with the Workforce Development Manager and Career Development Supervisor to review and generate program reports.

Ensure the quality of program data and maintain accurate records.

Assist in tracking and communicating progress in key outcome indicators, such as enrollments, training enrollments, training completion, and career placements.

Represent career development programs within the IRC network, in conferences, working groups, communities of practice calls, sharing the creation of client success stories, and other opportunities when available.

Keep track of spending across multiple program areas while adhering to the program budget throughout the project duration.

Volunteer and Mentor Supervision:


Recruit, onboard, and train volunteers and mentors with industry-recognized expertise in key sectors, including healthcare, education, IT, civil engineering, transportation, and finance.

Provide ongoing support and guidance to volunteers and mentors to ensure they contribute effectively to the program's success.

Coordinate with the Community Engagement Team to report accurate mentor/volunteer/intern hours.

Career Readiness Training Coordination:

Lead career readiness training courses both virtually and in-person on resume building, interview preparation, and networking

Coordinate with training providers, employers, and professional mentors to co-facilitate training sessions, workshops, and seminars

Coordinate with Senior Career Development Specialist on scheduling, tracking, and facilitating classes

Coordinate with Career Development Specialist team on client progress and course completion

Employer Networking:


Collaborate closely with the Workforce Job Developer to establish and maintain strong relationships with employers.

Ensure that employers actively engage in hiring career development clients and participating in client training opportunities.

Promote the program and its clients to local employers, fostering a mutually beneficial relationship.

Participate in all program meetings, staff development activities, and fully engages as a member of the team.

Comply with all policies, procedures, and protocols of the agency.

Other related duties as assigned.

Key Working Relationships:

Position Reports to:  Workforce Development Manager


Position directly supervises: Interns and Volunteers  

Internal and/or external contacts: Coordinates regularly with Sacramento Employment team and local partners


Job Requirements:


Bachelor’s degree or 4+ years’ relevant experience


Work Experience:

1-3 years’ experience working in employment and workforce programs preferred

1-3 years’ experience with client counseling, case management, or coaching strongly preferred

1-3 years’ experience working in or managing grant funded programs

Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:

Multi-cultural experience and demonstrated ability to communicate well with people of varied backgrounds required

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including public speaking and presentation creation

Proven ability to take initiative, creatively problem solve and lead with versatility in a fast-paced work environment

Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite required

Experience using data and fiscal tracking systems strongly preferred

Grant writing skills a plus

Strong understanding of the job market in professional sectors in Sacramento

Flexible availability necessary

Language Skills:  Proficiency in a refugee language such as Dari, Farsi, Pashto, Arabic, Russian, or Ukrainian.


Working Environment:  Standard office environment including regular travel to employer sites.

Posted pay ranges apply to US-based candidates. Ranges are based on various factors including the labor market, job type, internal equity, and budget.  Exact offers are calibrated by work location, individual candidate experience and skills relative to the defined job requirements.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified applicants should follow the link below to submit CV and application letter.

Location: Sacramento, CA, United States         

Application Deadline: Not Specified

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

Candidates who applied previously should not apply again.

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