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Company Name March of Dimes
Location Quebec city, Canada
Date Posted July 26, 2013
Category Job Posting
Job Type Part-time
Keywords marketing, employment counseling, excellent communication, time management

Description


March of Dimes is a community-based rehabilitation and advocacy charity for people with physical disabilities. Our goal is to enhance the independence and community participation of people with physical disabilities every day through a wide range of programs and services across the country.


Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist, Assessment & Planning


Part-time (21 to 28 hours per week)


Location: Quebec City, Quebec


Duties: 

  • Accept referral and review the client plan/documentation as provided by the referral source
  • Provide services to adults who have disabilities and are challenged by employment barriers
  • Assist individuals with disabilities to identify realistic employment options through vocational testing, assessment and exploration
  • Conduct transferable skills analysis and labour market research
  • Provide job placement services including job development, coordination of on the job supports, job site analysis and job accommodation
  • Provide employment and motivational counseling
  • Case manage services to ensure timely and cost effective service delivery
  • Complete required service reports
  • Achieve quality service standards for client satisfaction, timely delivery of service and employment outcomes
 

Qualifications:


  • Bachelors Degree and Registered Rehabilitation Professional certification (RRP) or equivalent; relevant experience will also be considered
  • Minimum of three years experience working in Vocational Rehabilitation with people with disabilities
  • Bilingualism is an asset
  • Extensive knowledge of private sector and labor market trends
  • Sensitivity to issues/barriers that people with disabilities experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, sales and customer service skills
  • Well developed time management, organization and teamwork skills
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and work well under pressure
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and Adobe software
  • Ability to document, maintain records and assist in reports

Applications accepted until: August 9, 2013


Send application and resume to:


Marc-Andre Dufour, Team Lead – CanVet


Email: mdufour@marchofdimes.ca


As part of its commitment to Employment Equity, Ontario March of Dimes encourages applications from qualified members of the four designated groups: women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and visible minorities.



 

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