Position: Options Work Activity Program, Program Manager
Organization: MetroWorks Employment Association
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Options Work Activity Program
The mission of the Options Work Activity Program is to help prepare and integrate Nova Scotians with barriers to employment into the workforce and community. This is achieved by providing pre-employment and employment services, focused on personal, social and work-related skills development. Options Work Activity Program supports participants who have multiple employment-related barriers and, although on the path to sustainable employment, often requires more intensive services than those offered elsewhere.
The Options Program Manager is a key member of the MetroWorks Management team. The Program Manager will be expected to maintain the highest standards of management and accountability both in service delivery and in program execution. They will be a leader in establishing an open, welcoming, and supportive environment that engages staff and program participants in a way that makes them feel respected. This will be a full-time position (37.5hrs/week). Occasional after-hours work may be required depending on the needs of project participants.
Individuals considered for this position must demonstrate a strong commitment for working with diverse populations and have a combination of education and work experience that validates their ability to work with clientele and meet project expectations and guidelines.
This position requires that you be in the process of receiving, or be eligible for the Certified Career Development Practitioner designation from the Nova Scotia Career Development Association. A University degree along with extensive experience managing a team is preferred but consideration will also we given to those with a demonstrated work history. A clean criminal record check and vulnerable persons check would also be a requirement.
Salary will be dependant on experience and education and will be discussed during the interview.
Direct service provisions
If interested in applying please send your cover letter and resume combined in a PDF document to C prior to August 9th, 2020.
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