Job Posting 101843

Employment Outreach Specialist
Archway Community Services
Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley
Abbotsford
closes in 4 days (Mon, 17 Jun)
full time - temporary / contract  •  $25.00 per hour

JOB POSTING #2024-24-01

INTERNAL/EXTERNAL

Employment Mentors Program

Employment Outreach Specialist

Wage: $25.00 per hour

Full Time: 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday  

Temporary until March 31, 2025

 

Promote the Employment Mentors Program to the Community and to Clients

Join the team at Archway

Come Help Us Help People

Location:  Abbotsford

On Site

Job Summary:

The Employment Outreach Specialist promotes the Employment Mentors Program within the community and provides clients with support.  This position helps bring clients and employers together to provide transitional support during the job search process. This position is responsible for managing and reporting client information using the iCare database as required.

Your Role:

Archway’s Employment Outreach Specialist with the Employment Mentors Program contributes by:

  • Liaising with community service providers and other professionals to promote awareness of the Employment Mentors Program and to facilitate referrals.
  • Inspiring and motivating participants/clients through their program participation, documenting all
  • Organizing and facilitating the Employment Readiness Series, industry specific networking events and topical workshops.
  • Marketing to and engaging community employers to participate in mentorship to clients in specific career paths.
  • Promoting Immigrant Employment Services and the Employment Mentors Program at local community events and job fairs; also promoting to surrounding areas: Chilliwack, Mission and Aldergrove as needed.
  • Working collaboratively with other programs within the agency to eliminate participants’ barriers and to increase newcomer clients’ employability.
  • Organizing and managing the program database as it relates to clients’ career streams relevant to overall program

This position is a great fit for someone who can multi-task, keep up to date on the latest employment trends, and is good at marketing.

Our Offer

  • Wage: $25.00 per hour.
  • A full-time position at 35 hours per week, availability Mondays to Fridays, from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, with some possible evening and weekend hours.
  • Temporary until March 31, 2025.
  • Benefits include:
    • Three weeks’ pro-rated vacation.
    • A great benefits plan including extended health, and dental, you choose your plan.
    • Employee and Family Assistance Program that includes online access to wellness resources.
    • Great in-house training opportunities.
    • Rewarding work in a positive environment.
    • Work/Life balance.

Getting an Interview – you will be considered if you have:

  • Completed Grade 12 or equivalent.
  • A Career Development Practitioner Certificate is an asset.
  • Experience working in a client service role.
  • Experience providing coaching around employment skills and cultural norms.

The Job Requires you to have:

  • Ability to keep up to date on labour market information and industry
  • Knowledge of best practices in employment skills including resume and cover letter writing, formatting, and interviewing skills.
  • Networking and relationship building skills.
  • Ability to speak a second language is an
  • Ability to work in a shared office
  • Ability to switch tasks to manage change in priorities, deadlines, and
  • A satisfactory Criminal Records Check is a condition of employment.

Closing date is June 17, 2024.

 

No phone calls please. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Must be legally entitled to work in Canada.

Your resume may also be forwarded to other Programs for their consideration for their job vacancies.  If you do not wish for your application to be shared with other Programs, please send an e-mail to with DO NOT FORWARD TO OTHER PROGRAMS, in the subject line of the e-mail and the job reference number to which you applied, in the body of the e-mail.

Archway's goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Equity and diversity are essential to excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including Indigenous identity, race, colour, ancestry, place of origin, political belief, religion, marital status, family status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or age.  

 

We acknowledge that we gather on the traditional and unceded territory of the Stō:ló people. Stō:ló territory extends from the mouth of the Fraser River to Boston Bar. Locally, this includes the Matsqui First Nation and Sumas First Nation. We give them thanks for sharing their land and resources with us.

 

We invest in the mental health and wellbeing of our employees.

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