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Wayne White

Wayne White

Greater New York City Area

Career Counselor/Job Coach for people with disabilities and veterans

Job Coach for the disabled and veterans at Whyte Services

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Background

* Employment Coordinator/Career Coach for people with disabilities and veterans transitioning back to the workforce, as a liaison between employee and employers when hiring a person with a disability, assisted with an employer’s unique placement needs in filling blue and white-collar positions and also assessed job site for safety, interviewed, screened and tested potential employees for an employer, with regards to filling job orders.


Job experience

  • October 2011 - present
    Job Coach for the disabled and veterans
    Whyte Services
    New York, NY, United States

    * Currently work as a personal staffing coordinator with people with disabilities and veterans in obtaining gainful employment and assisted with building their confidence in the workplace and within themselves.

    * Work with the several vocational training centers and private individuals with providing job search, cover letters and resume writing, interview skills needed to secure a job opening that fit their needs and skill level.

  • May 2010 - September 2011
    Fundraiser Coordinator
    Veterans Support Organiztion
    Mt. Vernon, NY

    *Spoke with the public about the Veterans Support Organization and how do they help the disabled and homeless veterans.

    * Collected funds to help with present and future projects sponsored by Veterans Supports Organization.

  • July 1998 - February 2009
    Job Coach
    NYS Education Department, VESID
    Brooklyn, NY

    * Worked with people with disabilities in obtaining gainful employment and assisted with building their confidence in the workplace and within themselves.

    * Worked with the counseling staff providing them with updates on their individual client’s job search and also providing counseling staff and the management team a monthly, quarterly and yearly report on their client’s gaining and maintaining employment.

  • September 1979 - July 1983
    Airman
    US Navy
    CV-62 USS Independence

    Honorable discharge


Education

  • NYC College of Technology
    2.95
    1983 - 1987
    Marketing: Fashion Buying and Merchandising