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Job Number:  40949
Resource Specialist
Job Posted: Tuesday, 9 January 2018
Closing Date: Wednesday, 31 January 2018
(in 14 days)
MOSAIC
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Vancouver Salary: $38,584.00 to $43,425.20 per year (based on experience)

POSITION:  

MOSAIC is seeking a results-orientated and innovative Resource Specialist who is able to work in a high client volume environment assisting clients to reach their employment goals and is excited about the opportunities to assist clients under the Northeast Employment Service Centre.

 

DEPARTMENT:

Employment Programs

 

POSITION FUNCTION:

The Resource Specialist staffs the Centre’s Resource Room and assists clients by providing them with access to a wide range of job search tools and labour market information; creating and

up-dating resources such as a current job board; and offering support for their job search. This

role also includes conducting new client orientation sessions, facilitating basic computer

and job search skills workshops and contacts with employers and community service providers.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Extensive knowledge of local programs and services, local labour market conditions, local community resources.
  • Strong comprehension of MS Office programs, database systems and basic admin tasks.
  • Understanding of Employment Program of BC Self-Served Services requirements.
  • Degree or diploma in employment counselling or in education and/or appropriate combination of training and experience. Career Development Practitioner certification an asset.
  • Certified Resume Strategist preferred.
  • Minimum of two (2) years supporting clients in an employment service setting. Experience in an Employment Services Centre desirable.
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills, especially with diverse populations.  A desire to assist others in finding the help they need.
  • Strong experience with computer applications and databases. Proficient in the use of the Internet, online resources, and email. Ability to fix simple computer and office equipment problems.
  • Familiarity with job search tools required.
  • Possesses patience, tact, and flexibility.
  • Ability to work in a busy public environment with public contact.
  • Ability to quickly assess and refer clients appropriately.
  • Must be fluent in reading and writing in English.  Fluency in Mandarin, Cantonese, or
  • Spanish would be an asset.
  • Criminal Record Check.

HOURS:

35 hours per week

 

  STARTING PAY:

 

$38,584.00 to $43,425.20 per year (based on experience)

 

 

A competitive benefits package is provided with contracts of at least 1 year in length which offer a minimum of 17.5 hours of work per week.

 

RESUMES TO:        

Hiring Team - MOSAIC Employment Programs

5575 Boundary Road

Vancouver, BC V5R 2P9

Email:

 

Please reference “Your Name – Resource Specialist” in the subject line of your application and submit via email (Word / PDF format). No telephone calls please.

 

DEADLINE:

January 31, 2017, 5:00 pm

 

NOTE:                                  Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Posting Date:

 

January 8, 2017

 

 

MOSAIC is a registered charity serving immigrant, newcomer and refugee communities in Greater Vancouver for the past 40 years.

 

Supported by a board of directors, the organization manages a $20 million plus budget annually with more than 300 staff, 450 volunteers and 300 contractors.  Services are delivered from 26 client-accessible sites and include settlement assistanceEnglish language trainingemployment programsinterpretation and translationcounselling services, and community outreach for families and individuals, including children, youth and seniors.  MOSAIC also offers services for the LGBTQ and temporary foreign worker communities.

MOSAIC is one of the largest settlement organizations in Canada. Provincially, MOSAIC provides more employment supports and programs than any other immigrant serving organization in B.C.  Our expertise in employment services resulted in MOSAIC being the only immigrant serving organization to be awarded a contract to deliver services through the B.C. Government’s Employment Program of B.C.

 

MOSAIC is committed to promoting equal employment opportunities for all members of the community

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Hiring Team - MOSAIC Employment Programs
5575 Boundary Road
Vancouver, BC V5R 2P9
Email:

Please reference “Your Name – Resource Specialist” in the subject line of your application and submit via email (Word / PDF format). No telephone calls please.
Contact Details:
Hiring Team
MOSAIC
1522 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, BC, V5L 3Y2

Tel: 604-254-0244
E-mail:

Please reference “Your Name – Resource Specialist” in the subject line of your application and submit via email (Word / PDF format). No telephone calls please.
www:   www.mosaicbc.org


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