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Job Number:  56574
Job Coach - Employment Services
Job Posted: Thursday, 8 August 2019
Closing Date: Friday, 23 August 2019
(2 days ago)
Garth Homer Society
Region: Vancouver Island & Coastal areas Type: Full time
Location: VICTORIA Salary: $20.78 + Benefits

Job Description

Engage. Empower. Employ!

 

The Garth Homer Society’s Employment Services team is seeking dynamic, innovative individuals. Do you have a passion for developing creative employment solutions for adults who have a developmental disability? If so - we need you on our team!

 

Summary:

Support clients to find and maintain paid work.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assess clients to determine the client’s interests and skill related to employment.
  • Develops, with clients, Employment Plans and as required Job Site Training & Support Plans, to enable the client to meet his/her employment goals.
  • Provides training, supports and instruction to clients in varied work settings in the community.
  • Locates potential employers and matches job placements to the client’s interests and abilities.
  • Assists employers to work with the client through orientation and education, and promotes the development of natural supports at the job site.
  • Provides ongoing follow up of placements, employer relations, problem-solving, trouble-shooting, etc.

Required Qualification

  • A diploma in a related human/social service field or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • One year recent experience in employment services field

 

Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated working knowledge of/ or training in current trends and best practices related to community-based employment
  • Demonstrated ability to assess, teach vocational skills and effectively support job seekers
  • Demonstrated job development skills and ability to work effectively with employers
  • Good time and general management skills
  • Demonstrated teamwork skills
  • Good written communication skills, especially with regard to reporting

 

Additional Information: 

  • 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday
  • Willing to use personal vehicle daily for work purposes

Salary: Starting $20.78 + Benefits

How to Apply
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please send applications by email or fax.
Contact Details
Geoffrey Ewert
Garth Homer Society
813 Darwin Ave
VICTORIA, BC, V8X 2X7

Tel: (250) 475-2270
Fax: (250) 475-2279
E-mail:
www:   www.garthhomersociety.org


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