WFL Consultant - Bethesda
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- WFL Consultant - Bethesda
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- Bethesda, MD
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Are you searching for a rewarding opportunity?
Talent Orchard is seeking a Work and Family Life (WFL) Consultant, to support a top Federal Consulting Firm with deep roots supporting the military community.
The WFL Consultant supports the Armed Forces to provide services that facilitate personal and family readiness and adaptation to life in the military. The programs are designed to keep individuals and families resilient and strong, preventing individual and family dysfunction, facilitating personal and family self-sufficiency, and creating overall command and community well-being.
Provide Transition Assistance:
•Coordinate, publicize, facilitate, and host TAP workshops (e.g., 5-day Transition GPS workshop, Career Tracks, and Capstone Event) in coordination with partner agencies to include, but not limited to, the Department of Labor, Department of Veterans Affairs, and Small Business Administration.
•Ensure that TAP workshops include all required content areas, adhere to class size requirements, are offered with sufficient frequency to minimize wait time, and ensure each student is given the opportunity to complete the on‐line feedback survey prior to the end of the final day of the course.
•Provide individualized counseling and assistance to all transitioning military and family members.
•Provide assistance to customers utilizing the FFSP Career Development Resource Center.
•Coordinate delivery of workshops and individualized assistance on Career Technical Training, Accessing Higher Education, and Entrepreneurship.
•Serve, as needed, on the Family Readiness Coordinating Committee (FRCC).
•Organize, promote and/or support area job fairs and employment expositions with local, state and/or Federal agencies.
•Provide CONSEP seminars to first-term and mid-career personnel in coordination with Command
•Provide training to command/unit leaders on Transition Assistance Programs detailed in the VOW Act of 2011, and VEI Task Force requirements.
•Ensure Transition GPS group workshops are entered into DMDC TAP data collection system.
•Provide both group and/or self‐paced facilitation for the Accessing Higher Education (AHE) Career Track, as outlined in the standardized curriculum. (The NAFI will provide training to any contract personnel requiring training on the standard curriculum.)
•Bachelors in a social science or related behavioral science field OR combination of social science education and equivalent experience to a bachelor’s degree OR 4 years’ equivalent experience
•Must demonstrate skills in making presentations and facilitating training for groups
•Must possess professional knowledge of social services and/or education delivery systems
•Must work well both independently and as a member of a team
•Well organized and flexible
•In OCONUS locations, strong preference is given to hiring on-site spouses/family members to minimize relocation requirements.
•Staff providing Return and Reunion services must be physically and emotionally able to withstand the rigors of Return and Reunion trips. Some Return and Reunion trips may require a VISA.
•Must be able to obtain a Tier 3 Investigation