Job Posting 83597

Employment Counsellor
Connections Community Services Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
5751 Cedarbridge Way, Richmond, BC
closed 7 days ago (Mon, 16 May)
full time  •  $23.10 per hour



Grid Level 11 – JJEP Wage Grid

Wage: $23.10/hour

Full-time: 35 hours per week

Union Membership: BCGEU


Job Summary

Develops, implements, monitors and evaluates training plans in a variety of work settings designed to meet clients’ vocational, social and daily living goals.


Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Identifies clients’ interests, skills and abilities by conducting interviews and consulting caregivers.
  • Develops, with the participation of clients, training plans, including pre-employment skills development, designed to meet the individual’s goals in the areas of daily living and social skills and job readiness. Implements, monitors, evaluates and modifies training plans.
  • Trains, supports and monitors clients in a variety of work settings in areas such as work skills, proper hygiene, product quality, quantity and service expectations.
  • Provides report on clients’ skill level and progress to the supervisor and other caregivers and makes recommendations on modifications to the goals.
  • Locates employers in local businesses, industries and community agencies that match the interests, skills and abilities of clients. Encourages employers to participate in placements.
  • Encourages client participation in community activities and encourages relationships and friendships in the community.
  • Follows up job placements by assisting employers to work with clients through problem solving and trouble shooting.
  • Liaises with community service providers in order to promote the program.
  • Perform other related duties as required.




Education and Knowledge

Diploma in a related human / social service field.



Training and Experience

One (1) year recent related experience. Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience



Please email your letter of interest and resume to Monica Parelkar by 16 May 2022


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