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Job Number:  38098
Work Placement Facilitator
Job Posted: Wednesday, 13 September 2017
Closing Date: Tuesday, 19 September 2017
(2 days ago)
LCSS
Region: Fraser Valley Type: Full time
Location: Langley Salary: (not entered)

LANGLEY COMMUNITY SERVICES – JOB POSTING SIS 17-03

 

Job Title:                             Work Placement Facilitator

Department:                      Settlement and Integration Services

Start Date:                          October 10,2017

Salary:                                  Pending JJEP Classification

Hours:                                  Full-time – 35 Hours/week

Job Summary:

Work Placement Facilitator is responsible for providing job development / placement assistance to youth clients through job search assistance; counselling; coaching and placement services to program clients. The overall goal is for long-term attachment of qualified participants as quickly as possible to the labour market. This includes working with program staff to find the ideal match between participants’ needs, abilities, action plan goals and the employer’s desired list of qualifications. This position requires strong marketing and relationship building skills along with a solid knowledge of job development strategies.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

-    Job sourcing and linking youth with employers to market the client and their abilities to find employment in the area identified. 

-    Submitting job applications and developing a network of employers, through cold calling, sales and marketing of the clients work skills and Employ-Ability. 

-    Carrying out mock interviews and carrying out research on companies to adequately prepare client for interviews

-    Compile and maintain current labour market and career information and relevant resources; develop excellent understanding of employer needs as well as of corporate culture and employment-related diversity issues and opportunities

-    Develop and maintain a network of resources and employer/industry contacts in support of job development activities

-    Supporting clients in employment – Supporting both parties with negotiating terms and conditions of employment, identifying support needs for the workplace, identifying reasonable accommodation required, accessing grants, schemes and assistive technologies, training and mentoring, and supporting the employer with raising awareness of abilities of people with disabilities in the workplace

-    Create marketing materials such as brochures, posters, public service announcements

-    Conduct the formal needs assessment at the commencement of case management.

-    Develop action plans collaboratively with clients and support them in their implementation.

-    Determine financial need and arrange program financial supports

-    Negotiate and develop intervention agreements (training, self-employment, wage subsidy, etc.)

-    Refer clients to external agencies as needed and track these connections as appropriate

-    Monitor attendance and progress in program activities and interventions

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

-    Adhere to security procedures to ensure the safety of clients and staff

-    Collaborate with all program staff to ensure seamless delivery

-    Follow-up on any outstanding inquiries generated during workshops

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

-    Preparation of reports and compile program statistics

-    Applying for new and on-going proposals

-    Attend and / or organize 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

 

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.

Minimum of two years experience in Recruitment OR Direct Sales (especially Business-to-Business)

Strong sales and PR skills, excellent verbal and written communication, ability to do cold calling, plus presentation, computer and leadership skills

Experience in providing mentorship

Experience in facilitating Job finding Clubs for a diverse and/or ESL target group

Experience in Youth Education and Employment programs – curriculum development, assessment and screening skills

Knowledge of immigrant communities and settlement issues

Experience in community based non-profit organizations

Knowledge of the job market and the Employment Standards Act

Knowledge of career resources, training programs, professional/trade associations

Excellent abilities in program promotion, client recruitment and job placement

Exceptional relationship building skills, excellent communication, interpersonal, and organization skills

Assessment, intake, and case management skills

Motivated, has a strong work ethic, empathetic, and must be able to work with a team

Demonstrated client focused counselling skills and role modelling.

Will possess a broad knowledge of community resources and the ability to strongly advocate for clients and professional referrals.

Current First Aid/CPR certification, current vulnerable sector screening (criminal background check), car and valid driver’s license with a clean driver’s abstract.

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 17-03 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.
Please send cover letter & resume quoting posting SIS 17-03.
No phone calls please.
Contact Details:

LCSS
5339 207 st
langley, BC, V3A 2E6

Tel: (604) 533-7989
Fax: (604) 534-3110
or
E-mail:
www:   www.lcss.ca


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