Job Posting 71972

Employment Engagement Coordinator
Mission Possible
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Vancouver
closes in 4 days (Fri, 18 Jun)
full time  •  19-21/hr
 

Mission Possible is a non-profit organization and social enterprise located in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. We support individuals challenged by homelessness, poverty, addiction, mental illness, and other barriers to employment to achieve a renewed sense of dignity and purpose through meaningful work. Through our employment readiness program, and our social enterprises, MP Maintenance & MP Neighbours, we equip our program participants with the skills, confidence, and support they need to rejoin the workforce and rebuild a self-sustainable livelihood for themselves. 


Tenacious. Empowering. Supportive. Humble. Compassionate. These are Mission Possible’s core values, and we’re searching for an Employment Engagement Coordinator who resonates with these values. They will work with the Employment Program Team to help participants transition into temporary employment in MP’s social enterprises, support them with their work experience, and support their transition into permanent employment outside of MP. The Employment Engagement Coordinator (EEC) will also be engaging small and medium-sized businesses to identify those who would partner with MP to employ graduates of the Employment Readiness Program. 

The Employment Engagement Coordinator will:

  • Help with onboarding and orientations of new participants
  • Facilitate tracking of participant’s progress, training, and skills development throughout the program
  • Connect with businesses in various sectors that show relevant and achievable job opportunities 
  • Foster relationships with employers that build trust and dependability for future candidates who may apply with them
  • Coach participants through the transition into permanent employment, while also supporting employers with inclusive employment best practices

Our ideal candidate has:

  • Excellent oral communications skills and superior organizational skills 
  • Ability to multitask and balance a varied workload
  • Ability to see the potential of a partnership with a company or organization and present the possibilities of that idea.
  • Ability to work within a team environment but also to work independently.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications and Google Suite
  • A class 5 Driver’s Licence
  • Willingness to complete a background check

Education and Experience

  • Previous experience working in customer relations is an asset.
  • Previous experience in a for-profit environment is an asset

Benefits

  • 3 weeks annual vacation to start
  • Extended health benefits & RRSP Matching
  • Professional development opportunities

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