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Job Number:  43268
Youth the Future (YTF) Interim Program Coordinator, Montreal
Job Posted: Wednesday, 4 April 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 27 April 2018
(84 days ago)
Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work
Region: Montreal Metro area Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Montreal Salary: $32,760-$40,040

Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work (CCRW)

Contract Job Posting 

** APPLY ASAP by Friday Apr 27 2018

 

Position:                            Interim Youth the Future (YTF) Program Coordinator, Montreal

Location:                           Montreal QC

Hours of Work:                  35 hours/week – until Friday July 27th 2018 with possibility of extension

Start Date:                         Monday May 7th 2018

Reporting:                          Reports to YTF Manager

Pay Level:                          $32,760-$40,040 - This is a contract position 

 

Scope and Purpose:

CCRW is paving the way to a fully inclusive nation, because we believe that disability should never stand in the way of ambition. Youth the Future (YTF) is a Program aimed at preparing youth with disabilities, ages 15-30, for work experience through classroom essential skills training and on-the-job work experience.

Accountabilities:

The YTF Program Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that intakes of groups of young women with disabilities are supported in their goals of finding entry-level work. This involves actively job developing to meet program targets, in both official languages, creating new and maintaining existing relationships with business owners in the community who are open to hiring qualified YTF youth for vacancies in their respective talent pools. The incumbent ensures that interactive group-based workshops meet the employment-related needs of clients referred and/or self-identifying for admission to YTF. The incumbent will design and prepare updated marketing (paper and online), in both official languages, of the program. They work collaboratively with YTF Program Facilitator and Job Developer, ultimately reporting to YTF Manager. The Program Coordinator ensures that program documents and reports are regularly updated and appropriately written. This is a position that requires flexibility and comfort with multiple priorities, teamwork and taking initiative.

General Duties:

The incumbent will:

  • Proactively outreach (in English and in French) to business owners in the community to obtain supportive work experiences for 12 YTF participants, leading to job retention.
    • This involves techniques such as "cold-calling" prospective employers
  • Frequently co-facilitate (in English and in French) interactive group-based workshops based on an existing curriculum, to youth with diverse disabilities, on:
    • Workplace/employment-related skills, life skills, leadership development, etc.
  • Prepare and perform marketing of the CCRW YTF Program
    • i.e. Social media, pamphlets, posters etc.
  • Ensure that program documents and reports are consistently up-to-date and submitted on time.
  • Support the skills of participants through the process of identifying, analyzing and prioritizing their needs, from individual action plans to implementing developed curriculum.
  • Work closely with community partners determining job seeker selection, classroom accommodations, etc.
  • Identify and take action on potential advocacy issues within the community as they relate to consumers accessing Programs and services.
  • Discuss Program deliverables with the Program Facilitator and while working to meet the clients’ program objectives and goals
  • Communicates on a constant basis with the Program Manager and provides weekly reports to the Program Manager as needed.
  • Weekly case conference meetings are conducted with the Program Coordinator respecting the status of each client and provide reports
  • Performs other duties as may be required and as identified by the YTF National Manager.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Complete Fluency in French and English
  • Confident to perform outreach, "cold call"
  • A “Go-Getter” - proven track record to achieve or exceed predetermined target results
  • Ability to maintain ongoing relationships with employers and monitor clients at their job shadowing
  • Full “G” licence and reliable access to a vehicle
  • Familiar with the barriers facing persons (youth) with disabilities’ entry to the labour market
  • Proven leadership, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Creative, organized, innovation and enthusiastic
  • Experience in conducting workshops or presentations
  • Ability to work independently and provide leadership to others
  • Ability to prepare comprehensive proposals and reports.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite

Important Notes:

  • Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.
  • This is a contract position with possibility of extension.
  • Send your resume and covering letter in one document via email to: celliott (at) ccrw.org
How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
• Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. •
Contact Details:
Cailen Elliott
Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work

Tel: (905)497-5800
E-mail:


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