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Job Number:  45871
Job Developer (Disability Support Services) - Whalley WorkBC Employment Services Centre
Job Posted: Friday, 29 June 2018
Closing Date: Sunday, 29 July 2018
(56 days ago)
Options Community Services Society
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Surrey, BC Salary: Competitive Wage

Temporary Full Time (35 hours per week) – Until March 31, 2019



The Job Developer supports clients with multi-barriers and disabilities in job search activities, promotes them to employers, generates job leads with a goal to secure paid employment, unpaid work experiences, volunteer positions and/ or on the job training.




  • Get clients jobs by marketing them to employers.
  • Develop individualized marketing plan for clients with disability that includes employment themes and marketing strategies with or without wage subsidy.
  • Contact and network with employers to build relationships and generate appropriate leads.
  • Attend trade shows and other business/networking events to meet new employers.
  • Visit employer work sites for monitoring and creating customized placement opportunities including informational interviews, job shadowing, volunteering and training on the job.
  • Provide job coaching, as needed, to assist client with disabilities in job retention.
  • Document and maintain up to date notes in ICM re: client interaction/interventions.
  • Maintain frequent communication with Case Managers & Vocational Counselors to best support client success and understand client needs and employment goals.
  • Complete monthly administrative reports and tasks.
  • Promote EPBC services for employers: hiring fairs and wage subsidy
  • Adheres to the policies and procedures in program manuals, Health & Safety Guidelines, job descriptions, written memos, and verbal agreements.
  • Achieve outcome targets for paid/unpaid job placements and report to Supervisor.


Education, Training, and Experience

  • Business Administration or Marketing Degree/Diploma with recent, related 1-2 years’ experience, including experience working with people with disabilities and barriers to employment.
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • Or other Qualifications determined to be reasonable and relevant to the level of work required.
  • Valid BC driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours as per need, including some evenings and weekends.
  • Working knowledge of ICM or other client database is an asset.

Job Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent computer skills
  • Knowledge of local labour market.
  • Must be sensitive to and respectful of cultural and lifestyle diversity
  • Strong administrative and report writing skills
  • Continuous learner
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to manage time and multi task
  • Goal oriented and able to work with short but realistic deadlines
  • Conscientious about client confidentiality
  • Second language is an asset
  • Crisis Line experience an asset.
How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Resumes will be reviewed starting JULY 9, 2018 but the posting will remain open until filled and will close without notice.

Please include a cover letter clearly indicating the posting number [#A21144] and outlining your qualifications and related experience for the position.

NOTE: Options Community Services Society is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce. Applicants not selected for an interview will not necessarily be notified. An eligibility list will be maintained for up to 6 months.

No phone calls please.
Contact Details:
Mahrukh Khuram, Assistant Program Manager
Options Community Services Society
#160, 10362 King George Blvd.
Surrey, B.C. V3T 2W5

Fax #: (604) 496-0551
www:   www.options.bc.ca

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