Assertive Outreach/Employment Coordinator-Temporary

Warriors Way is a partnership with Edmonton Police Service that assists with the reintegration of Indigenous men 18 and over that are previously/currently incarcerated. We provide support in the areas of housing, addictions, counselling, family reunification, life skills and employment skills development with the end goal of securing employment. This position is a temporary contract until November 2021 with a possibility for extension. 

Responsibilities

  • Facilitate Life Skills and Employment workshops such as; healthy relationships, resume development, job search strategies, interview techniques & work ethics
  • Provide Assertive Outreach Support and Engagement with clients
  • Provide community addictions supports for clients
  • Create and Maintain student employment database i.e. list of all students and their employment information
  • Assist Team Lead with gathering stats for proposal purposes
  • Conduct pre and post program surveys
  • Recruit employers who are willing to work with the employment programs in various industries and occupations.
  • Set up job shadow and job placements for students requiring work experience.
  • Assist students with accessing resources for employment purposes i.e. funding for work gear, etc.
  • Maintain regular contact with clients who have graduated from the Adult employment program
  • Meet with students one-on-one providing counseling and strategies to overcome barriers
  • Provide updates to team leader and program staff regarding the students i.e. terminations, withdrawals, starts, completions, etc.

Qualification Requirements

  • Human Services degree or diploma or 3-5 years of experience in social work field.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Experience working with vulnerable/high risk populations.
  • Proficient in computer functions such as database reporting, word processing, Internet and email;
  • Knowledge of the Indigenous culture and language is an asset.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must have own vehicle with a 2-million-dollar liability insurance coverage
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and willing to obtain a driver abstract
  • Must provide a Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector and Intervention Record Check (within a 6-month period from date of completion).
  • Ability to do shift work, evenings and weekends.

Salary and Benefits

  • Salary plus monthly auto allowance.
  • Paid sick and wellness days after 3 months’ probation (pro-rated)
  • Working approximately 34.5 hours per week

How to Apply

You can send your cover letter and resume via hr@bentarrow.ca