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Facilitator/Career Counsellor

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Job Order #: 5616732

Employer Name:
Radius Community Centre
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$22 - 24/hour
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Length of Employment:
Hiring date to May 31, 2018 with potential extension to May 31, 2019
University Bachelor's Degree
1-2 Years
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Employer Name:
Radius Community Centre

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Rhea Rosvold

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Radius Community Centre for Education and Employment Training is a community based organization that supports creative actions to improve quality of life for all members of the community.  We are seeking a qualified individual for a full time position of Facilitator/Career Counselor in our adult employability skills program.

Base Qualifications:
- Post-secondary degree in human services or education
- Experience with adult education and/or employment programs
- Strong facilitation and mentorship skills
- Knowledge of Motivational Interviewing practice and Employability Dimensions
- Demonstrated writing and MS Word skills

Job Description

- Facilitate group workshops from prepared program materials for adult jobseekers
- Assist jobseekers to develop the skills necessary to find and retain employment including:
Career exploration, Job Readiness and Maintenance skills, and Job Search strategies, including writing resumes and preparing for job interviews
- Provide one to one coaching to jobseekers based on Motivational Interviewing techniques
- Support the development of a career action plan for each jobseeker
- Evaluate jobseekers progress through observation, using program tools and measures
- Connect with community resources; liaise with support agencies
- Actively engage in integrated case planning within a team
- Duties as required to enable the success of jobseekers and the program

The hours of work for this position are Monday to Friday from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM.  

The successful candidate will be required to provide an acceptable criminal record check and vulnerable sector search.  

No phone calls or walk-ins please.


Skills and Abilities

Business Equipment and Computer Applications
 - Word processing
Specific Skills
 - Assist clients to develop job readiness skills and job search strategies
 - Collect labour market information for clients regarding job openings and entry and skill requirements
 - Counsel workers on work, and career-related issues
 - Interview clients to obtain employment history, educational background and career goals
 - Teach clients how to write resumes and prepare for job interviews
 - Administer and interpret tests designed to determine the interests, aptitudes and abilities of clients
Essential Skills
 - Significant use of memory
 - Continuous learning
 - Computer use
 - Finding information
 - Job task planning and organizing
 - Critical thinking
 - Decision making
 - Problem solving
 - Oral communication
 - Writing
 - Numeracy
 - Document use
 - Reading text
Type of Establishment Experience
 - Community-based agency
Additional Skills
 - Perform administrative tasks
 - Use computer applications


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