Employment Services Officer – SESP Program

The Single Parent Association of NL

Closing Date: Jun 26 2015

SPAN – The Single Parent Association of NL


Single Parent Employment Support Program

Duties will include:

  • Assisting in the delivery of pre-employment training curriculum
  • Participation in the application intake/interview process
  • Facilitation of employment related and life skills workshops
  • Working one on one with clients to ensure job readiness, job search strategies, assist in career development, & provide ongoing support towards employment goals
  • Developing and applying knowledge of the labour market to assist participants in making realistic employment decisions
  • Developing and using the knowledge of community resources/programs for the purpose of participant referrals which address individual client needs
  • Establishing and maintaining a liaison with employers and other community agencies to identify employment opportunities and potential program participants
  • Performing related administrative tasks, including: maintaining participant files, keeping other records and writing reports


Qualifications should include, but not limited to:

  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Word, Email, Internet Research
  • Experience using data bases would be a strong asset


(Or the ability to maintain files and case manage clients utilizing the Accountability and Resource Management System (ARMS)

  • Capable and willing to learn new skills as required
  • The ideal candidate will have experience working in an adult based learning environment
  • Organized, detail oriented, with strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Work well in a very client oriented setting and possess a flexible approach
  • Comfortable equally as a team member and with working independently
  • Certificate of Conduct required


Starting salary range of $30-35,000

(Salary and benefits commensurate with qualifications & experience)

Please forward resume including three references, and cover letter by June 26th.

Submit to:

Yvette Walton, Executive Director

Single Parent Association of NL

P.O. Box 21421, St. John’s, NL, A1A 5G6

E-Mail: span@spanl.ca OR Fax: (709) 738-3406

We thank all applicants for their interest.

However, only those applicants considered for an interview will be contacted.

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