Posting date: April 16, 2021
Closing date: April 30, 2021
Position: Job Developer (part-time) (MCES)
Hours of work: 28 hours per week
Start date: As soon as possible
Reports to: Employment Services Manager
Work locations: WorkBC Victoria Centre (Maximus Canada Employment Services (MCES), Douglas and Borden Street locations)
Rate of Pay: $23.51 per hour (benefits after successful completion of six-month probation period)
The Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria (ICA) helps immigrants and refugees meet their social, cultural and economic goals. Comprised of dedicated staff and volunteers, ICA provides language instruction, support finding housing and employment and a range of other services. In addition, ICA is actively engaged in the community to strengthen connections between immigrants and those born in Canada. Through our work, we are building a strong, diverse and vibrant community. ICA is a welcoming, passionate and energetic organization that has been having a positive impact in the Greater Victoria region for nearly 50 years.
Job description: Under the guidelines of multiple programs through the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction (WorkBC/MCES), Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC); Ministry of Municipal Affairs, other funding agencies, this position provides job search and placement support as well as job sustainment services to assist immigrant and refugee newcomers who require intensive one-to-one services to connect with the labour market in Victoria. Assists clients in obtaining and retaining employment in the community. Develops connections with the employer community and stays current on local labour market information. Works with clients from various ICA employment programs to develop networking and self-marketing skills. Serves all individuals, including BIPOC, LGBTQ2+ and Indigenous, and those with diverse abilities. Reports to the Employment Services Manager.
Submit a cover letter and current resume (in pdf. format), noting relevant qualifications, language proficiency and experience to the Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria, Attention: HR Manager, via email to by 4:30 pm on April 30, 2021.
Quote Competition #2021-04-16-JD in the subject line.
Please note: This is a unionized position subject to the terms and conditions of our Collective Agreement and of our funding agreements with various funders. As per the Collective Agreement, internal applicants will be given consideration with respect to filling the position prior to external candidates being hired. This position is open to applicants of all genders. This position requires union membership. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
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