Job Posting 77174

Job Retention Specialist
March of Dimes Canada
Vancouver Island & Coastal areas
Victoria, BC
closes in 32 days (Fri, 31 Dec)
full time  •  $54,072 annually
Location/Lieu: Victoria, BC
Position/Poste: Job Retention Specialist
  • Accept referrals and review the client plan/documentation as provided by the Vocational Rehabilitation Specialists (VRS) and Employer & Client Coordinators (ECC);
  • Provide services to adults who have disabilities and are challenged by employment barriers; 
  • In conjunction with the VRS and ECC, implement on-the-job training programs with the employer, ensuring necessary progression and documentation;
  • Provide job placement services including job development, coordination of on the job supports, job site analysis and job accommodation;
  • In conjunction with the employer, implement necessary work accommodations;
  • Monitor and support clients during job maintenance/sustainment to achieve long term employment;
  • Provide direct support of clients and employers as necessary, including job coaching and support services to clients;
  • Conduct assessments of potential employers to ensure they meet the necessary work standards for our clients, including; a safe work environment, OH&S requirements; reputable business practices and an understanding of work with persons with disabilities;
  • Provide employment and motivational counseling;
  • Case manage services to ensure timely and cost-effective service delivery;
  • Complete required service reports;
  • Achieve quality service standards for client satisfaction, timely delivery of service and employment outcomes
Qualifications/Compétences requises:
  • Post-Secondary Degree, Certificate or Diploma in a relevant field, as well as demonstrated experience as noted in the posting;
  • Holds an associated relevant professional certification (Certified Vocational Rehabilitation Professional [CVRP] or Certified Career Development Practitioner [CCDP]); OR able to achieve one of these designations within one year.
  • Demonstrated experience in conducting and interpreting client needs assessments; coaching and mentoring clients; Experience in providing client services to people with disabilities; 
  • Knowledge of government and local employment systems for employment supports for persons with disabilities; Knowledge of private sector and labor market trends;
  • Sensitivity to issues/barriers that people with disabilities experience;
  • Well-developed time management, problem solving, organizational and teamwork skills;
  • Effective negotiation skills;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, sales and customer service skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and work well under pressure;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and Adobe software;
  • Ability to document, maintain records and assist in reports;
  • Familiarity with Integrated Case Management (ICM) considered an asset;
  • Ability to communicate in both official languages considered an asset; and 
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle.
Salary Range/Échelle des salaires: $54,072 annually
Applications accepted until/Candidatures acceptées jusqu’au (mm/dd/yy) Until filled
Send application and resume to/Adressez votre demande d’emploi et curriculum vitae à:
Name: Sarah Beauregard 
Position: Program Assistant
Address (#, street/rue, suite, city/ville, province, postal code): 200-4475 Viewmont Avenue, Victoria BC V8Z 6L8
Telephone: 250-590-3805
Fax: 250-590-6104
March of Dimes Canada has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy. All employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by receiving all required doses of a vaccine approved by Health Canada at least 14 days prior to the commencement of their employment, or as otherwise recommended by public health authorities. We will provide reasonable accommodation to individuals who are unable to be vaccinated for medical reasons or on the basis of any other protected ground, as required under applicable human rights legislation.


March of Dimes Canada is committed to a workforce that is reflective of the diverse populations that we serve. We welcome applications from qualified individuals from all backgrounds. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), and accessibility standards across Canada, March of Dimes Canada will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require any accommodations, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. We are committed to a selection process and work environment that is inclusive, equitable and accessible.

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