JOBz Youth Employment Coach
Inclusion Foothills Association (Formerly Foothills SNAPS)
Southern Alberta, High River
closed yesterday (Tue, 22 Sep) part time
Job Posting: JOBz – Youth Employment Coach
Type of Employment: Part Time (21hrs/wk) position is open immediately
Rate of Pay per hour: $22.00
Closing Date: Position will remain open until filled
The Youth Employment Coach is an expert and an advocate for all things youth. The targeted demographic are youth with disabilities/barriers to employment. This position will entail reaching out to youth who are facing challenges with employment related barriers, employment readiness skill development and public/employer awareness activities.
Identify opportunities to engage youth in conversation designed to solicit opinions, stimulate debates, clarify facts and other activities aimed at enhancing youth employment skills
Identify the interests and concerns of the youth served by JOBz
Maintain awareness of social technology and related trends
Provide employment support to youth at-risk, facing barriers to employment.
Generate business leads and negotiate positions for youth entering the workforce or volunteerforce.
Will collaborate with the Inclusion Foothills Employment and Family Support Team
Knowledge and education on workplace accommodations and personnel policies
Ongoing engagement/networking with businesses and communities promoting inclusive practices
Follow policies and procedures pertaining to Inclusion Foothills organization
A good understanding and commitment to community inclusion
Creativity, Initiative, Innovation
Experience working with individuals with disabilities/barriers is an asset,
Excellent interpersonal skills including good consultation, training and negotiation skills
The ability to analyze problems and find practical solutions
Keep up with changing technology and social media platforms
Enjoy gathering, researching and editing information
Enjoy persuading and influencing people to ensure positive outcomes ie youth
Be able to provide on-site support for students with disabilities in their place of employment
Knowledge of resources available to those with a disability
Strong organizational, leadership, and interpersonal skills
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs
Excellent written, oral, and presentation communication skills, experience in assessing skills, problem solving and strong Computer Skills
Must possess a valid Alberta Driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle
Provide recent Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector, Child Intervention Check and references
Resumes with cover letters may be dropped off at Inclusion Foothills: 123 4th Ave SW, High River or emailed to (No phone calls please).
We would like to thank all interested candidates for responding but only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted.
Inclusion Foothills values collaboration, trust, accountability and inclusion. We understand the importance of the right person for the right job and appreciate a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage all candidates with the required qualifications to apply for this position. We commit to working collaboratively on determining appropriate accommodations, if needed.
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Contact Details Human Resources
Inclusion Foothills Association (Formerly Foothills SNAPS), Box 5146, 123-4 Ave SW, High River, AB (403) 603-3232
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