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Employment Counsellor

YMCA of Fredericton

Location: Fredericton, NB
Type of Position: Full Time
Placement Date: Immediate

The successful candidate will be responsible for the delivering of the Employment Counselling Services for Newcomers, serving the Fredericton regional office area. This position is responsible for working directly with referred clients in seeking employment goals. Daily you will be responsible for handling referrals, contacting clients, assessing their needs upon intake and offer ongoing assistance and support during the client’s job search and ongoing support once employed. Additionally, the successful candidate will be working with newcomer youth transitioning from high school to the work force, developing and assisting in job fairs, and working with international students and international student spouses. You will be responsible for conducting weekly follow ups with clients, which consist of: cold calling employers, connecting clients to employers through networking, accompanying clients to networking opportunities, tailoring resumes to specific job postings, identifying barriers to employment/training and assist clients with job readiness skills, job search strategies, writing résumé, cover letters and job interview preparation.

Additional responsibilities include professional development activities, liaising with funding partners and maintaining files in the Contact NB.NET case management system.

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