Outreach & Admissions (OA) Counselor
Pittsburgh, PA 
Posted 7 days ago
Job Description

Odle Management - A subsidiary of Eckerd Connects

Want to make a difference in a young person's life? This is a position that is very rewarding in training and mentoring at risk youth.

Job Corps is a government-funded, no cost education and vocational training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps socioeconomically disadvantaged youth between the ages of 16-24 improve the quality of their lives through academic and career technical training. Job Corps' mission is to attract eligible young people, teach them the skills they need to become employable and independent, and place them in meaningful jobs or further education.

Job Summary

Reports to the OA Manager. Responsible for conducting outreach and direct recruitment activities, interfacing with other outreach contractors and determining student qualifications for enrollment in support of the center's Off-Center Training (OCT) program in compliance with government and management directives. Position operates from Butler County with territory extending through Armstrong and Indiana Counties.


  • Medical
  • Dental & Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Employer Match 401K
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Great Dedicated Team to Work With


  • Ensures individual monthly arrival goals are met.
  • Works with Counselors to develop student retention strategies.
  • Ensures that all Personally Identifiable Information (including DOL issued laptop) is securely stored at all times.
  • Conducts direct recruitment activities including speaking.
  • Attends, exhibits and presents at designated events including neighborhood and county activities/fairs, job fairs. Resource fairs and other events as directed by management.
  • Develops and maintains linkages with referral sources such as colleges, school districts, human services agencies, youth organizations, recreational centers, DOL, national, state and local agencies to identify potential students and conduct outreach activities.
  • Interviews potential candidates to obtain information to support eligibility and complete applicant folders.
  • Follows-up on student progress including length of stay and separation.
  • Coordinates and maintains communication with center pertaining to input needs.
  • Coordinates and maintains communications with CTS for coordinated support of outreach and placement.
  • Completes all required documentation in individual folders for enrollment per PRH and company requirements.
  • Participates in industry advisory councils, community relations councils as assigned.
  • Participates in student orientations for inputs on center or other location.
  • Participates in student information sessions.
  • Participates in the development of new and revised policies and procedures affecting outreach activities.

Odle Management is a leader in workforce development operating Job Corps Centers throughout the U.S. and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Female/Minority/Disabled/Veteran Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, child-birth or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, disability, family care status, veteran status, marital status, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law. Odle Management makes reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities to apply for employment. Contact Human Resources at 412-441-8700 to request a reasonable accommodation.

The employer of record for this position is Eckerd Youth Alternatives, Inc. DBA Eckerd Connects which assigns employees to Odle Management Group, LLC.

Odle Management considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, age, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Odle Management is a drug-free workplace and utilizes E-verify to confirm employment eligibility.

Eckerd Kids is a drug-free workplace and Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Vets employer. Eckerd utilizes E-verify to confirm employment eligibility.

Eckerd Youth Alternatives, Inc. ("Eckerd Kids") considers all applicant's for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap or disability, or status as a Vietnam-era or special-disabled veteran in accordance with federal law.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
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