Job Type: Part Time, Temporary
Start Date: As soon as possible
Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree
Positions Available: 1
NOC Group: Employment Counsellors (4213)
NOC Job Title: Aboriginal Employment Officer
Expires in 6 days
Last Updated: 2019-09-11
Job Number: 585930
1320 - 102nd Avenue
NAWICAN FRIENDSHIP CENTRE
Dawson Creek, British Columbia
V1G 2C6, Canada
The Employment Coordinator will be responsible for coordination of direst services in employment and training. The Employment Coordinator will focus on supporting the Aboriginal workforce throught the process of holistic case management.
Duties: Coordinate the day to day operation of the department and associated services to clients by building relationships with local employers, industry, and municipalities.
Provide access to employment training and other services deemed necessary to reach the required certification in order to enhance skills to fit employer expectations.
Establish an on-going network of employment and training partners, key supports, and develop tools to further assist clients with successful transition into the workplace.
Attend job fairs and inform clients of all required information of specific job requirements and expectations.
Research the latest labour market trends and distribute this information through the Centre and to all clients applicable that match these vocational attributes.
Track all points of service daily and provide reports for the Executive Director and Board of Directors.
Maintain a friendly and cooperative working atmosphere in keeping with a Friendship Centre.
Meet with the management team to discuss areas of concern in order to help the client overcome barriers to employment and provide follow through of client progress.
Facilitate employment workshops when needed and coordinate all duties required to set up these workshops.
Ensure effective communication amongst all staff and maintain a healthy work environment.
Ensure all paperwork is completed on time and tasks delivered with professionalism and attention to detail. Confidentiality is treated with the upmost care and diligence.
Ability to take responsibility and work at times unsupervised. All other duties as required
Must have training in the Social Service Sector. Must have knowledge and/or training as a Career Development Counsellor or Career Practitioner. Minimum of a Diploma or a combination of Certificate Training Programs.
Proficient in Office 365, and strong knowledge of Windows 10.
Experience working with non-profit organizations in the social, employment, and community-based sectors.
Knowledge of Aboriginal history and culture.
Experience in coordinating meetings with other service providers and business professionals.
Knowledge of the labor market trends, nationally and on the local level. Knowledge of labor market shortages and jobs that are on the rise.
Experience delivering employment related workshops and group facilitation.
Experienced in establishing and maintaining effective relationships and community partners and steak-holders.
Knowledge of barriers to employment and life skills training.
Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.
Valid drivers license.
A current criminal record check.
Pursuant to section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of Aboriginal ancestry.
Part time temporary position 25 hours a week to cover maternity leave approximately 1 year.
Candidate must be willing to work flexible hours. Wage dependant on experience and qualifications.
Please send resume, cover letter and 3 references to Executive Director email@example.com
Open until suitable applicant is found.
How to Apply
Contact: JANNAH KOHLMAN