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Employment Counsellor

CAHRD - EMPLOYMENT SERVICES

2017-04-17_1310

Location: Winnipeg
Category: Social Services
Department: Employment Services
Job Order: Number 27581
Application Deadline: Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
Salary/Wage: $41,208/Yearly
Position Type: Permanent
Competition: 2017ES-EC01
National Occupation Code: 4213
Position Type: Permanent, Full-Time, 37.5 hours/week

JOB SUMMARY

The Employment Counsellor is responsible for providing career development research and job search counseling to CAHRD clients, as well as providing information on available CAHRD education and training opportunities. The Employment Counsellor assists clients to achieve their education and employment goals by empowering them with the resource tools and information required.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Interview clients to obtain employment/educational background and career goals
  • Evaluate skills, education, experience, and history of each client through the client registration process
  • Assist clients to develop career paths and/or job readiness and job search strategies
  • Complete all necessary client documentation and conduct client follow-up
  • Generate accurate statistics for reporting requirements, and submit required reports
  • Create, maintain, and update paper and database client and program files
  • Develop, coordinate and deliver presentations to groups, agencies, and educational institutions
  • Attend career fairs and other community events on behalf of CAHRD upon request
  • Liaise with external organizations to promote and recruit for CAHRD programs and services

 

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

  • Bachelor degree in Social Sciences, Business Administration, or Human Resource Management is required.
  • An acceptable combination of education and experience may also be considered.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Demonstrated counseling skills and counseling experience
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Experienced with facilitation of workshops
  • Competent in MS-Office applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and internet use
  • Knowledge of community-based resources
  • Knowledge of Winnipeg’s urban Aboriginal population
  • Valid Manitoba driver’s license and access to a vehicle

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

Submit your cover letter and resume citing competition number by 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 19, 2017.

Preference will be given to Aboriginal candidates (Status, Non-status, Métis, or Inuit). Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please contact (CAHRD) Centre for Aboriginal Human Resource Development at 204-989-7110 for more details.

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