ID COORDINATOR (Assistant to Counselors)
Reports to: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
To work cooperatively with: Employment Counselor(s) and clients of CHOICES
The role of the ID Coordinator (Assistant to Counselors)is to offer assistance to individuals who are homeless, near homeless or newly housed to obtain Alberta Basic Identification. This role will also assist Choices staff with clients requiring assistance. Other responsibilities could be incurred based on necessity.
The ID Coordinator will provide support to individuals and Employment Counselors in the following areas when required:
- Assist Alberta residents in obtaining basic Alberta identification
- Interviewing clients and assessing their needs to help obtain required documentation for basic Alberta identification.
- Be creative in obtaining documentation in proving ones identity; Contacting Aboriginal Communities, Band Councils, High Schools for transcripts and/or other agencies
- Assist clients who may require financial assistance in obtaining proper ID
- Data Entry, file maintenance and monthly reporting
- If required assist clients in determining goals and referring to Employment Counselor for supports or other outsourcing agencies
- Assist Employment Counselors in helping clients to develop job readiness skills, computer skills and job search strategies
- Assist Employment Counselors in workshop facilitation if required
- Assist Employment Counselors in working with clients for job maintenance supports
- Assist with fundraising and volunteer opportunities that supports the agency and its programming
- Knowledge of Labour Market information, community resources, programs and ability to liaise with community partners
- Knowledge of resume development, job search techniques and other employment readiness skills
- Human Services or Community Services field Certificate or diploma, Job Development or Career Development Diploma/Certificate or university degree in Social Sciences or other related education and experience may be considered
- Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
- Experience working with vulnerable people who experience barriers to employment
- Experience working with general public and community groups
- Able to maintain strict confidentiality
- Facilitation in workshops
- Computer literate, e.g.. MOBIUS, Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Outlook Express, Power Point etc.
- Individual must provide a current Criminal Record Check for vulnerable people.
- Drivers License with access to own vehicle.
- Standard First Aid
- Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
- Mental First Aid
Closing date: Until suitable candidate found
Submit resumes to: 10010 Franklin Avenue
Fort McMurray AB T9H 2K6
We thank all those that apply; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted
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