Employment Counsellor

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Choices Association of Fort McMurray invites applications from qualified candidates for the position of Employment Counsellor – temporary until March 31, 2020 with the possibility of an extension. 

The Employment Counsellor will work closely with clients who have varying abilities and are seeking employment.  

Education:

The preferred candidate will have a diploma/ certificate or university degree in Social Sciences or related field.

Skill Requirements:  

  • Understanding of and demonstrated application of the employment/career counselling role 
  • Working knowledge of MOBIUS an asset
  • Experience in administering employability assessments, preparing case histories, developing and implementing counselling and intervention programs and seeing clients through to successful employment
  • Experience in evaluating clients' progress in resolving identified problems and movement towards defined objectives
  • Experience in cover letter and resume development
  • Assist clients with career decision making, develop job readiness skills and job search strategies
  • Workshop facilitation experience preferred
  • Knowledge of Labour Market information, community resources, programs and ability to liaise with community partners
  • Possess strong organizational skills, task oriented and self motivated
  • Computer proficiency and strong research skills
  • Data entry, file maintenance and monthly reporting

 

Target client group includes, but not limited to, individuals with physical and developmental disabilities, brain injury, progressive/degenerative disorders, addictions, age related barriers, homelessness, criminal record, no driver's license, FASD, mental illness, illiteracy and others.

 

All Candidates must provide a clear Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record Check

Current Standard First Aid and ASIST training preferred

Competetive benefits and pay (based upon experience and skillset)

 

 Closing date: Until suitable candidate found

 

Submit resumes to:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 We thank all those that apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted

 

 

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CHOICES ASSOCIATION OF FORT MCMURRAY

10010 Franklin Avenue
Fort McMurray, AB AB T9H 2K6

Fax: 780-791-7506
Office: 780-791-3009
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