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Job Number:  41848
Employment Counsellor - Resource Centre
Job Posted: Tuesday, 13 February 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 2 March 2018
(79 days ago)
Employment Planning & Counselling
Region: Eastern Ontario Type: Full time
Location: Peterborough Salary: $23.00 - $24.84

Employment Counsellor - Resource Centre - Full-time ($23.00 - $24.84)


Summary:  Employment Planning & Counselling is a not-for-profit community based agency whose goal is to assist individuals with their employment and career exploration needs.  We take pride in our customer service and our track record of assisting individuals in the Peterborough and surrounding areas to meet their employment and training needs.


Type of Work:  This position provides job search and career support to clients of the Resource Centre as well as triaging inquiries from the general public regarding programs and services offered at Employment Planning & Counselling.


Duties and Responsibilities


Client Assistance

  • conduct preliminary interviews with potential clients to determine their employment related needs and subsequently inform them of appropriate services available
  • assist clients with resume writing, cover letters, interview skills and effective job search techniques
  • provide career and employment counselling as needed
  • provide information about other community agencies and services available
  • assist clients with use of computers, fax machine, photocopier and printer
  • facilitate training and job search workshops

Resource Management

  • maintain current, relevant employment, training and career related electronic and print resource material available to clients
  • update and maintain electronic and physical jobs boards
  • liaise with other community organizations and referral sources to maintain knowledge of their programs and services
  • update monthly event calendar for the agency
  • troubleshoot computer and electronics issues


  • document statistical information regarding resource centre use and prepare a monthly report
  • learn and utilize new/specialized software as required
  • maintain the CERP database following up on referrals from other community agencies


  • relevant post secondary diploma or degree in employment counselling, social sciences, human resources
  • requires a minimum of 1 year experience in career and employment counselling
  • up-to-date technology and computer skills
  • proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Word and Excel
  • excellent customer service and problem solving skills


How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please email a resume and cover letter quoting the job title "Employment Counsellor - Resource Centre to
Contact Details:
Nancy Thompson
Employment Planning & Counselling
418 Sheridan Street
Peterborough, ON

www:   www.epcjobs.ca

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