Career Coach- Edmonton Region (Fort Saskatchewan & Outlaying Regions)

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  • Job Number: 260
    Job Posted By: Edmonton - Energy Square
    Posted: 15/01/2019
    Type: Fulltime
    Hours: 8:30-4:30 Monday - Friday
  • Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have:  Post-secondary education and experience working in a client-based industry  Experience with career development and job placement  Experience with employment counseling  Knowledge of the local labour market that will assist the unemployed in building careers and retaining employment  Some experience with ESL or individuals with low literacy is considered an asset  Strong time management and organizational skills  Strong computer proficiencies  Must have a valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle as local travel may be required.
  • Duties:

    Position Pillars include:

     

    • Monitor and assist clients with their job search or educational research
    • Assist clients with resume/cover letter writing and development; assist with completion of employment applications; computer consultations (related to job search)
    • Work with clients in a variety of Employment related workshops (1:1 &/or in a group)
    • Compilation and development of job search materials and information packages
    • Continuing support and development of individual client action plans; identify educational and/or employment requirements and help clients to develop plans for reaching career goals
    • Coach clients in areas of self-marketing, and job search strategies and techniques
    • Continually develop community resource and employer contacts, and assist clients with problem-solving around barriers or concerns related to employment
    • Generate & follow-up on possible employment opportunities on client’s behalf
    • Ensure program contract expectations are being met related to placement, program completion and follow-up on a monthly basis
    • One-on-one or group interaction (brainstorming, relief facilitation, counselling); interview coaching/preparation
    • Complete interim and/or monthly reports, and maintain regular communication with CEC workers, or other agencies as required
    • Perform monthly file management as required
    • Promote MCG’s programs and services in a professional manner; assist in the development of various marketing materials
  • Wage / Salary: TBD
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Location of Work:
  • How to Apply:

    Interested candidates, please send a resume and cover letter, stating the position you are applying for, to: resumes@mcbridecareers.com

    No phone calls please. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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