Job Posting 78062

Vocational Trainer
North Shore ConneXions Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
North Vancouver
closes in 9 days (Mon, 6 Dec)
part time  •  $21.63-$25.19 per hour

North Shore ConneXions Society is a non-profit organization that supports adults with intellectual disabilities. We offer residential services, day programs, employment supports and recreation and education opportunities. Our teams are skilled at finding creative and motivating ways to engage our clients in all aspects of their lives.

We are currently recruiting for the position of Part-Time Vocational Trainer to work within ConneXions day program.

Goals and Responsibilities:

  • Under the direction of the Program Manager, the Vocational Trainer will focus broadly on engaging participants with social, educational connections and assist in the operation of Social Enterprises/mirco-businesses.
  • Financial responsibilities include:
    o Understanding revenue, expenses and profit
    o Bookkeeping and invoicing for multiple small businesses
    o Frequent marketing and sales with customers and the general public
  • Allow participants to explore new ideas while motivating them to achieve success
  • Provide warm and empowering support without over-instructing participants
  • The successful candidate will work within a variety of community-based settings to ensure that individuals with intellectual disabilities have the opportunity to live active fulfilling lives.

Key duties:

  • Actively practice the Values, Beliefs and future direction of ConneXions in an ethical, caring and professional manner.
  • General administration, report writing, record keeping, and accountability of funds.

Requirements of the Position:

  • Certificate in human services or related field (equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered).
  • Minimum of six months of relevant experience in a similar environment.
  • Experience with challenging behaviours, mental health concerns and Nonviolent Crisis Intervention techniques.
  • Ability to function efficiently under pressure and manage multiple concurrent demands.
  • Criminal record check, Valid First Aid, Medical Approval, TB Clearance, satisfactory Reference Checks, suitable Driver's Abstract, Class 5 BC driver’s license and reliable vehicle for work.

Schedule:

Monday 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Tuesday 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Wednesday 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Thursday 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Friday 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Total Hours: 32.5 per week

 

Only candidates that apply with a cover letter and resume will be considered.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview. North Shore ConneXions Society is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, or disability.

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