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Job Number:  40088
2017-103 Job Developer
Job Posted: Wednesday, 29 November 2017
Closing Date: Friday, 8 December 2017
(74 days ago)
Open Door Group
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Vancouver Salary: $21.53/hour

Job Developer – Jobs In Demand Program

2017 – 103



Position                       Community Sector                                                  

Status:                         Full Time                        



Location:                      Vancouver. Expectation of travel throughout the area.


Number of positions:   1


Union:              HSA – Community        

Salary:             Grid 10- $21.53


Open Door Group


Open Door Group is a non-profit, social enterprise that operates on the fundamental belief that all British Columbians have the right and ability to succeed. Established in 1976, Open Door Group delivers a range of programs and services to help individuals prepare for, find and keep employment and/or develop meaningful connections in their communities. Today, Open Door Group serves thousands of people per year in several communities throughout BC. The organization’s vision is Thriving Communities Embracing Diversity and Inclusion.


Jobs In Demand Program


Jobs in Demand is a seven-week integrated skills training employment program for youth with disabilities that provides experience, certificates, and skills training for careers in security, social services, and hospitality & tourism.Check us out at www.jobsindemand.ca.

Job Summary

Reporting to the Associate Program Director, the Job Developer is responsible for building lasting relationships with local employers to create unique employment opportunities for clients. The Job Developer will work closely with the team to help clients ‘secure and maintain’ appropriate jobs. The Job Developer will assist with client job readiness by working one on one to develop client profiles and to establish the most appropriate employment placement. The Job Developer will utilize behaviour shaping techniques, positive reinforcement, and effective monitoring to ensure clients are engaged and successful in their pursuit of employment.

The Job Developer will work closely with employers to 'carve' appropriate positions for clients based on employer needs and client strengths. The Job Developer will provide ongoing support and will arrange for modifications and/or accommodations at the employer’s worksite to ensure a client successfully retains his/her employment placement.

Education, Training, and Experience

  • A minimum of Business Administration and/or Marketing diploma from a recognized university or college. 
  • Three years recent and relevant experience. 
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • Knowledge of local labour market and federal/provincial wage subsidy programs.
  • Candidates must be available to work flexible hours including evening and weekends.


Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, to manage a client caseload, and to work under pressure.
  • Ability to work in a flexible environment and to work independently.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain harmonious relationships with people from a wide variety of backgrounds.
  • Conflict resolution skills.
  • Leadership and motivational skills.
  • Experience working with youth with disabilities.
  • Ability to follow instructions.
  • Must be available to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.


Hours of Work:                                      36 hours a week

Date Posted:                                         November 29th, 2017

Competition Closing Date:                    December 8th, 2017

Starting Date:                                       ASAP

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Email applications must include “Job Code 2017-103” in the subject line and submit Resume to:
Contact Details:
Open Door Group
30th East 6th Ave
Vancouver , BC, V5T1J4


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