Job Posting 86708

Employment Outreach Specialist
Archway Community Services
Work From Home - Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley
Abbotsford
closes in 2 days (Sun, 14 Aug)
part time - temporary / contract  •  $26.00 per hour

JOB POSTING #2022-28-06
INTERNAL/EXTERNAL

Job Connections for Immigrants (JCI) Program

Employment Outreach Specialist

Wage: $26 per hour

Part time: 25 hours per week

Temporary:  August 15, 2022, to July 15, 2023

 

Market, Promote, and Recruit for the Job Connections for Immigrants (JCI) Program

Join the team at Archway

Come Help Us Help People

Location:  Abbotsford

 

Hybrid Work Model: Work from office/work from home

Job Summary:

The Employment Outreach Specialist is responsible for marketing, promoting, and recruiting participants to the Job Connections for Immigrants (JCI) program.  This position is also responsible for providing intake for program participants and supporting applicants through the WorkBC eligibility criteria.   

Your Role:

Archway’s Employment Outreach Specialist with the Job Connections for Immigrants Program (JCI) contributes by:

  • Marketing and promoting the program to potential participants and the community.
  • Providing support to applicants with the JCI intake process.
  • Liaising with community service providers and other professionals to promote awareness of the JCI Program and facilitate referrals.
  • Recruiting potential participants to the Program.
  • Ensuring a minimum of eight (8) participants are recruited per cycle (3 cycles per year).
  • Creating a waitlist of applicants.
  • Assisting JCI participants with their job search and providing them with job leads.

This position is a great fit for someone who has a background in marketing and recruitment; has a good understanding of current employment issues, life/employability skills, trades and apprenticeships, career decision making, and the current labour market; and is good at networking, marketing, and relationship building.     

Our Offer

  • Wage: $26 per hour.
  • A part-time position at 25 hours per week.
  • Hybrid work model – opportunity to work from the office/work from home.
  • Temporary – August 15, 2022, to July 15, 2023 (possibility of an extension).
  • Three weeks’ pro-rated vacation.
  • A great benefits package including health and dental, you choose your plan.
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program.
  • Access to online wellness resources.
  • Great in-house training opportunities.
  • Rewarding work in a positive environment.

Getting an Interview – you will be considered if you have:

  • Post-secondary education in Marketing/Business, OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • One year experience and skills in networking and marketing.
  • One year employment related experience.

The Job Requires you to have:

  • A valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License and a satisfactory Driver’s Abstract.
  • The ability to communicate with multi-barrier ELL persons.
  • Good computer skills, the ability to use a variety of software programs including Office 365 and databases.
  • Knowledge of settlement language issues and current employment issues.
  • Cross-cultural and sensitivity skills.
  • Adaptability and flexibility to adjust to changing needs and situations.
  • Switch tasking skills to change between a variety of tasks quickly with no down time.
  • A satisfactory Criminal Records Check is a condition of employment.

Closing date is August 14, 2022

 

No phone calls please. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Must be legally entitled to work in Canada.

Your resume may also be forwarded to other Programs for their consideration for their job vacancies.  If you do not wish for your application to be shared with other Programs, please send an e-mail to with DO NOT FORWARD TO OTHER PROGRAMS, in the subject line of the e-mail and the job reference number to which you applied, in the body of the e-mail.

Archway's goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Equity and diversity are essential to excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

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