Catholic Charities of Onondaga County

  • Lead Navigator-Full Time-Culinary Arts for Self Sufficiency

    Job Locations US-NY-Syracuse
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/7/2019 8:42 AM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Thrive and Change Lives


    At Catholic Charities over 70% of our managers were promoted from within!


    We believe that quality service begins with a passionate, motivated and hardworking workforce; a positive and caring work environment, and recognition for the challenging work our employees perform in service to others. For these reasons and many more Catholic Charities of Onondaga County is a great place to work!


    Flexible Work Schedules

    Remitted Tuition

    Professional Development

    Competitive Pay and Work Life Benefits

    Professional Supervision and Coaching

    Recognition and Appreciation Programs

    Opportunities for Growth and Promotion


    The Lead Navigator will provide weekly supervision for Healthy Start case managers while maintaining half of a case load by conducting weekly face to face contact with clients as agreed upon by program coordinator and supervisor. Assist and participate in the training and coordinating of the CASS Navigators, volunteers and stakeholders assigned to the Culinary Arts program. Attend community based meeting to share of the knowledge gained and/or updates. Data entry and analysis of the following: Exit Surveys, Progress Reports on Navigator’s movement and Employer Surveys. Main point of contact with potential employers and incoming referrals to CASS. Ensuring each five (5) week sessions are planned and that everyone knows the plan and/or their responsibilities. Orientations, Guest Speakers, being a back-up to the Navigator/Culinary Instructors in their absence. Maintain the department’s calendar and also maintaining the notes and action items from the department meetings. Collaborating with Culinary Instructors to make sure each class cycle has the appropriate tools needed to execute their curriculum, any on or off-site catering events, special projects, deli day and food needed. Communicating with Culinary Instructors regarding participant’s attendance and barrier challenges to address issues and ensure goals are met. Creatively thinking on how to grow the quality and diversity of the CASS program. Maintain the guidelines established by the funding sources and Catholic Charities policies and procedures.


    Bachelor’s Degree with up to three (3) years relevant experience or an equivalent combination of education and experiences is required, with having at least one (1) year working with culturally diverse populations. Experience with instruction, training and program development, as well as supervisory experience preferred. Valid N.Y.S. Driver's License and N.Y.S. Child Abuse Registry clearance.


    Catholic Charities of Onondaga County is dedicated to caring for those in need while promoting human development,

    collaboration, and the elimination of poverty and injustice; helping people in need regardless of their religion, race, ethnicity, or nationality. We believe that all people have infinite value and are worthy of our respect and compassion. Above all, we are committed to creating hope and transforming lives.


    Catholic Charities of Onondaga County is an Equal Opportunity Employer





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