Are you an Employment Support Worker Professional looking to make an impact in your community? Do you have endless optimism, ready to move and create change in the community? Through the vision to eliminate poverty in our community and guided by a passionate concern for the dignity and well-being of each individual, Bissell Centre’s work is based on building relationships, hope and trust. Our community comes from all walks of life and so do we.
Through our programs we work to empower people from meeting their own basic daily needs to having sustainable livelihoods, secure housing, and feeling hope for the future and make plans for a prosperous life. By joining Bissell Centre, you will become part of a fast-paced and dedicated team that works together to realize our vision.
Currently, Bissell Centre is looking for an individual wanting to join the Workforce Development Program team. Are you ready to be our Employment Support Worker and make an impact in our community?
Employment Services provides an integrated approach to assist participants entering or re-entering the workforce. The Employment Support Worker uses a client centered, strengths-based model that is rooted in harm reduction to provide participants with employment supports including intake, system navigation, employment counseling, resume writing, supported job searches, computer literacy, referrals to appropriate services, and other employment supports as required.
If you are an Employment Support Worker professional with 1-2 years experience, education requirements or equitable experience in the field and are passionate about making a difference this is the role for you.
NOTE: The position is a temporary, full-time contract (37.5 hours a week) until April 30th, 2024.
The Employment Support Worker should demonstrate competence in all of the following:
The above-noted training must be completed during the first six months of employment or as agreed upon by the supervisor.
Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume and cover letter to:
(Workforce Development Team Lead)
Application Deadline: until a suitable candidate is found.
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.
As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, Bissell Centre continues to take action to protect person served and staff. Strategies related to Bissell Centre’s response to COVID-19 are driven by the guiding principle of taking all reasonable precautions and measures to protect the health and safety of both persons served and staff. In keeping with this intentional purpose, COVID-19 full vaccination is a condition of employment for new hires, except due to legitimate, established exceptions.
Bissell Centre is an equal opportunity employer who is committed to diversity within our community and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family status, genetic characteristics, or disability. Bissell Centre is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees, in accordance with provincially and federally legislated protected grounds.
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