Employment Development Coordinator

Transitions to Success is a non-paid employment program designed to support women who have the drive, desire, and determination to become employed in a career or profession that will financially sustain them and their families. Our goal is to assist women in securing above minimum wage jobs and provide them with the opportunity to continue with their education in a career that is compatible with their skill set.

Responsibilities

  • Recruit clients for TTS employment program and market the program
  • Facilitate employment week workshops such as; resume development, job search strategies, interview techniques & work ethics
  • Provide referrals to Case Managers when needed (i.e. client requires social supports).
  • 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
  • Create and Maintain student employment database i.e. list of all students and their employment information
  • 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; equivalencies will be considered.
  • 3-5 years of experience in career/employment counselling
  • Sales experience is an asset
  • Marketing and Public Relations is an asset
  • Experience in Oil & Gas or construction Industry
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Strong career assessment and career planning skills;
  • 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).

Salary and Benefits

  • Salary plus monthly auto allowance.
  • Paid sick and wellness days after 3 months’ probation (pro-rated)
  • Extended Health Benefit (50/50 cost sharing) after 6 months’ employment.
  • Working approximately 34.5 hours per week

How to Apply

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