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Job Number:  38097
Youth Employment Counsellor
Job Posted: Wednesday, 13 September 2017
Closing Date: Friday, 29 September 2017
(53 days ago)
Langley Community Services Society
Region: Fraser Valley Type: Full time
Location: Langley Salary: (not entered)

LANGLEY COMMUNITY SERVICES – JOB POSTING SIS 17-04

 

Job Title:                             Youth Employment Counsellor

Department:                      Settlement and Integration Services

Start Date:                          October 10,2017

Salary:                                  Pending JJEP Classification

Hours:                                  Full-time – 35 Hours/week

Job Summary:

Persons in this position will be responsible for facilitating program workshops and individual career counseling services to clients as well as assisting with securing work placement and employment opportunities in the program. They will also follow up with activities and ensuring the participants would reach the ultimate outcome of employment according to program’s timeline.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Gather or develop training materials/curriculum including electronic presentations

Deliver workshops in a flexible manner that adjusts both content and approach in response to the needs of participants

Collaborate with all program staff to ensure seamless delivery

Follow-up on any outstanding inquiries generated during workshops

Provide advice and share personal experience on career development

Provide feedback to Youth to help improve resume quality and interviewing skills

Connect participants to potential employers through networking opportunities, and to support them in building a network in Canada

Support participants to successfully achieve training and or job goals as set during intervention and upon completion of the job club

Meet placement objectives as outlined in the contract

Compile and maintain current labour market information and relevant resource materials

Edit and customize resumes, letters and other correspondence

Maintain client files and records according to Society or program accreditation standards

Assist in preparation of reports and compile program statistics

Assist in preparation of new and on-going proposals

Work with participants to improve job performance activities and gain necessary job skills or reviews other employment options

Prepare documentation and reports related to program activities, track participant activities and progress data and updates on a regular basis.

Remain adaptive to changes in service delivery models, the labour market or participant trends

Attend and / or assist in organizing employment program events

Participate as a positive and cooperative team member, attend meetings and participate in Society committees and events as required and /or directed

Attend external meetings, workshops or conferences related to employment and immigrant issues for networking, marketing, advocacy and/or professional development purposes

Other duties as required by the manager

 

Qualifications, Experiences and Abilities:

Post-Secondary degree Child/youth related field (e.g. Child and Youth, Social Service Worker, Social Worker, Psychology, Sociology) or the equivalent combination of education and experience working with youth.

Professional development courses re: job search instruction, personal or career counseling, placement and/or monitoring.

Proven experience in career counseling and group facilitation in adult education, preferably within a multicultural and /or ESL context.

Knowledge of ESL teaching techniques an asset.

Experience in Adult Education and employment programs – curriculum development, assessment and screening skills

Demonstrated youth program development and facilitation experience

Knowledge of youth involvement strategies and models

Conflict resolution, facilitation and training experience related to youth

Experience in community based non-profit organizations.

Knowledge and familiarity of immigrant communities and youth issues.

Knowledge of current labour market conditions, trends and working conditions.

Current knowledge of available training programs and community resources.

Knowledge of standardized assessment tools and techniques.

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Strong computer competency (Windows environment, MS Office, Internet & Email applications).

Cross-cultural competency.

Second language an asset.

 

Additional Information:

This is a union position.

This position is open to male and female applicants.

This position may require working outside office hours.

Criminal Record Check is required.

 

TO APPLY:

Please reply by September 19th, 2017 with Cover Letter and Resume, quoting Posting Number SIS 17-04 to:

Langley Community Services Society

Attention: Mary Tanielian, Manager of Settlement & Integration Services

5339 – 207 St, Langley, BC V3A 2E6

Email:

 

Please note that only persons selected for an interview will be contacted

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Send cover letter and resume quoting posting SIS 17-04.
No phone calls please.
Contact Details:

LCSS
5339 207 st
langley, BC, V3A 2E6
or
Tel: (604) 533-7989
Fax: (604) 534-3110
E-mail:
www:   www.lcss.ca


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