Employment Counsellor

  • Full Time
  • Ottawa, ON
  • Posted 4 weeks ago
  • Mar 6, 2015

Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre

Job No.: 2015-0009
Full-Time Permanent
Pay Scale: $25.24 – $29.70/hr
Application Deadline: Friday, March 6, 2015 at 4:00pm ET

Job Summary
The Employment Counsellor is responsible for delivering employment services geared to the needs of specific target groups as
outlined in the funder approved agreement.

Job Specific Responsibilities

  • Facilitate and coordinate job search activities and Assisted Service Plans
  • Support clients in their job search
  • Assist in promotional activities and client recruitment/outreach
  • Manage the intake process and maintain client case load
  • Assist in the follow-up of clients’ progress
  • Liaise with community partners
  • Participate in the evaluation component of the project
  • Ensure accountability by providing reports of activities
  • Other related duties as may be assigned



  • Bachelor Degree in Social Sciences or related field or equivalent combination of experience and education
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in employment counselling or related field
  • Experience in employment-related initiatives
  • Certified in, or have demonstrated knowledge of common assessment tools
  • Knowledge of issues, trends and legislation in the employment field and the labour market
  • English essential, French and other languages an asset.


To Apply:
Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre
1365 Richmond Road, 2nd Floor
Ottawa, ON
K2B 6R7
hr@pqchc.com (Microsoft Word format only)



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