Job Posting 75891

Employment Outreach Worker
Archway Community Services
Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley
Abbotsford
closes in 11 days (Fri, 5 Nov)
part time - term / contract  •  $26.00 per hour

JOB SUMMARY

To market, promote, and recruit participants, as well as connect with community and seek on-the-job or wage subsidy placements and employment opportunities for program participants. 

Responsibilities

  • Liaises with community service providers and other professionals to promote awareness of STRIDE for Older Workers Program and to facilitate referrals.
  • Promote and market the STRIDE for Older Workers program in the community using your knowledge of the BC Labour Market.
  • Liaise with external employers, recruiters, and HR department staff to develop a list of available/prospective jobs and identify the ideal candidate they are looking for.
  • Establish a network of community employers able to hire participants for on-the job training/ work experience, volunteer opportunities or Wage Subsidy program.
  • Build relationships with multiple stakeholders from all walks of life, including diverse backgrounds, skillset, and abilities.
  • Assist STRIDE Participants with applications for suitable jobs, and work with the Employment Facilitator to develop an effective cover letter and resume.
  • Monitor and support participants during work experience training, volunteer placement, or Wage Subsidy
  • Coordinate and schedule employer partner activities such as but not limited to, guest speakers on hiring practices, labour market information, mock interviews and job hiring events.
  • Support participants with action plans; Maintain records and notes of participant progress and provide regular updates to Program Supervisor
  • Provide monthly reports with detailed list of activities to Program Supervisor
  • Participate in agency, department, and program meetings, trainings, and activities
  • Follow established program guidelines, policies and procedures and adhere to agency policies
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Program Supervisor

 

Requirements and qualifications

Education and Certification:

  • Post-secondary education in Marketing/Business or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Satisfactory Criminal Records Check

Experience:

  • 1-2 years’ recent experience and skills in networking and marketing
  • 1-2 years’ continuous employment related experience
  • 1-year experience working with older multi – barriered persons, is preferred
  • Strong cross-cultural experience, sensitivity, and skills

 

Knowledge and Skill Set

  • Strong marketing skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven organizational and time management skills
  • Strong computer (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Internet, and Email experience
  • Must have a reliable vehicle and a current BC driver’s licence

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