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NHEP Workplace Success (WPS) Program Specialist

Southern NH Services

Southern New Hampshire Services, Inc. (SNHS) is a private non-profit corporation chartered in the State of New Hampshire, May 21, 1965 to serve as the Community Action Agency for Hillsborough County in compliance with the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964.  In July, 2011, Rockingham Community Action (RCA), the Community Action Agency serving Rockingham County, was merged with Southern New Hampshire Services.  As a result of this merger SNHS now provides services to residents of the 66 towns and 2 cities in Hillsborough and Rockingham counties.

Helping People.  Changing Lives.  The mission of SNHS is to provide activities designed to assist low-income participants, including the elderly poor, to secure and retain meaningful employment, attain an adequate education, and make better use of available income; to ameliorate the causes of poverty within the community; to meet urgent and immediate individual and family needs, including health, nutrition, housing and employment related assistance; and to address the problems and barriers which block the achievement of self-sufficiency.

As a Community Action Agency, it is SNHS’ purpose to provide social service programs and advocacy activities for the economically disadvantaged, elderly, youth and other specialized populations in the organization’s service area.  SNHS operates 69 programs, contracting with the Federal, State and local governments as well as other social service agencies and private entities. The programs offered include Child Care, Early Head Start, Head Start, Women Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program, Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP), Energy and Utility Assistance, Weatherization, Asset Development, Supportive Housing for the Homeless, Homelessness Outreach and Intervention programs, Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), several programs supporting initiatives within the refugee and immigrant communities, as well as several initiatives under the Workforce Investment Act.

For more than forty-five years, SNHS employees have established a tradition of personal commitment to improving the lives of those we serve.  We take pride in belonging to an organization dedicated to excellence as we carry out our mission of "Helping People.  Changing Lives." We look for applicants who will help us carry out our traditions of commitment, service and respect for the dignity of every person.

Southern NH Services is looking for a dynamic Program Specialist to join our NHEP Workplace Success (WPS) Team.  Working in a classroom environment in our various Career Centers and using an extensive and proven curriculum, you will help parents receiving public assistance with career planning, job search, gaining vocational skills, and much more.  You may also develop career-related Work Experience and On-the-Job Training opportunities with area employers for WPS program participants. Strong customer service and communications skills a must. This Program Specialist position will provide coverage to staff in other WPS Career Centers in the state; reliable transportation is required. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Full-time position offering $18.05/Hour DOE with excellent health & dental insurance, mileage reimbursement, pension plan, and other benefits.  

How to Apply:

Send resumes to: Human Resources, Southern NH Services, Inc., PO Box 5040, Manchester, NH  03108 or

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Date Added: November 29, 2017

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