July 5, 2022| EXTERNAL/INTERNAL JOB POSTING
COMPETITION NO. 22-079
Position: Customized Employment Specialist – Permanent, full-time
Location: Specialized Employment Services- Cloverdale
Hours: 38 hours per week- Flexible schedule
We are looking for an Employment Specialist to join our Sources team! This individual must be a self-starter, possess strong professional networking skills and knowledgeable with support strategies for individual with diverse abilities.
SOURCES is a community-based non-profit organization that has been providing support, encouragement, and hope for individuals and families in White Rock, Surrey, Delta, Langley, Prince George, and Parksville for 40 years. We serve 40,000 individuals yearly and that is all owing to our dedicated team. We welcome people of all genders, races, cultures, ethnicities, and abilities. We strive to create more vibrant and resilient communities by offering support to children, youth, families, persons with disabilities, seniors, LGBTQ2S+ individuals, and others who are coping with isolation, addiction, mental illness, poverty, disability and conflict. We also support our communities through leadership, education, and volunteerism.
SOURCES is also committed to learning about, celebrating and incorporating Indigenous knowledge into our practices as we continue our work in truth, reconciliation, and resurgence.
We value diversity, respect, and collaboration as we are all striving to promote the same mission—social wellness for our community.
Reporting to the Community Inclusion Services Manager, the Customized Employment Specialist will provide employment training and development, supported job search and placement services to persons with disabilities, including discovery, developing employment profiles, working collaboratively with the case management team and clients’ personal supports to develop employment plans and client portfolios. The Customized Employment Specialist has a key role undertaking marketing activities and working with employers to create work experience and jobs that match the clients’ interests, abilities and skill sets and results in paid employment opportunities for clients.
Program Specific Responsibilities:
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: $23.10 to start
Closing Date: Open until filled
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