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EMPLOYMENT COUNSELLOR 

 

Benchmark Title: Vocational Counsellor – 11

 

Wage: Grid Level 11 – JJEP Wage Grid – $23.10 to $24.23/hour

Full-time: 35 hours per week

Union Membership: BCGEU

 

Job Summary

Develops, implements, monitors and evaluates education, training and employment plans in a variety of settings designed to meet clients’ vocational, social and daily living goals.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conducts needs and career assessments
  • Identifies clients’ interests, skills and abilities by conducting interviews and consulting caregivers if needed.
  • Develops, with the participation of clients, training plans, including pre-employment skills development, designed to meet the individual’s goals in the areas of daily living and social skills and job readiness. Implements, monitors, evaluates and modifies action plans.
  • Assists clients with job search, education planning, labour market information, resume and cover letter writing, and interview skills.
  • Facilitates workshops on pre-employment skills such as job search, resume writing, interviews, etc., and do outreach
  • Trains, supports and monitors clients in a variety of work settings in areas such as work skills, product quality, quantity and service expectations.
  • Provides report on clients’ skill level and progress to the supervisor and others involved in client’s care and makes recommendations on modifications to the goals.
  • Knowledge of trauma informed practice.
  • Locates employers in local businesses, industries and community agencies that match the interests, skills and abilities of clients. Encourages employers to participate in placements.
  • Encourages client participation in community activities and encourages relationships and friendships in the community.
  • Follows up job placements by assisting employers to work with clients through problem solving and trouble shooting.
  • Liaises with community service providers in order to promote the program.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Qualifications

Education and Knowledge

Diploma in a related human/social service field.

Training and Experience

One (1) year recent related experience. Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Individuals with training in Career Counselling or Career Development Practitioner Program or experience with career or employment counselling are welcomed to apply.

Apply:

Please email your letter of interest and resume to monica.parelkar@ccssociety.ca by 11 July 2022

INDIGENOUS PROGRAM COORDINATOR

 

Benchmark Title: PROGRAM COORDINATOR 2

 

Status: Bargaining Unit, BCGEU

Job Types: Full-time

Wage: Grid Level 14 – JJEP Wage Grid – Starting $28.39/hour

 

Job Summary

Plans, develops, and implements and oversees the day‐to‐day operation of the Indigenous program.

Supervises program staff.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Plans and develops a program in consultation with the supervisor. Plans and implements program activities and special events.
  2. Formulates program policies and procedures and evaluates the program in consultation with the supervisor.
  3. Oversees the day‐to‐day operation of the program by ensuring that the necessary facilities and equipment are in place, program guidelines and policies are adhered to, and program standards and licensing requirements are met.
  4. Supervises program staff by performing duties such as assigning work, providing feedback on performance, and conducting performance evaluations.
  5. Participates in the recruitment and selection of program staff by performing duties such as screening applicants, participating on interview panels, and making hiring recommendations.
  6. Schedules program staff in accordance to program staffing requirements.
  7. Orients, determines the need for and provides training to program staff, volunteers and practicum students.
  8. Monitors and authorizes program expenditures and maintains financial records in accordance with established procedures. Prepares the program budget for submission and presentation to senior management and/or the Board of Directors.
  9. Promotes public awareness of and support for the program by performing duties such as producing promotional materials and attending community events.
  10. Liaises with community service providers and other professionals to coordinate service provision, facilitate referrals to the program and represent the organization or program in external events.
  11. Maintains related records and statistics and produces reports as required.
  12. Markets the program through outreach, social media, and networking.
  13. Seek consultation on Indigenous matters.
  14. Provide cultural support, peer support and facilitation to the Indigenous community.
  15. Performs other related duties as required.

 

Qualifications Education and Knowledge

Diploma in a related human / social service field. Applicant should have strong knowledge and experience with Indigenous communities and issues.

 

Training and Experience

Three (3) years recent related experience including one (1) year supervisory or administrative

experience. Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

 

Apply

Please email your resume to monica.parelkar@ccssociety.ca by 11 July 2022.