Career Facilitator

Full Time Positions: Career Facilitator

Neil Squire Society, Burnaby, British Columbia

Neil Squire Society is a Canadian national not-for-profit organization that provides employment programs, computer tutoring, online services and assistive technology solutions for persons with disabilities. Headquartered in Burnaby, British Columbia, the Neil Squire Society is presently hiring for their Working Together for Employers & Enhancing Employability (WTEEE) program, a federally funded project.

We are currently seeking a Career Facilitator to work full-time at our Burnaby Office in our (WTEEE) program. Under the direction of the Manager, Employment Programs, the Career Facilitator is responsible for delivering group and one-to-one sessions on employment topics pertaining to Career & Personal Development, Wellness for Work and Job Development. The Career Facilitator will also work closely under the supervision of the Senior Career Facilitator, as well as working collaboratively with Case Managers and Job Developers to support client’s employment goals and action plan.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Deliver workshops and administer assessments in a group setting, one to one and round table workshop setting.  Will use a combination of tools, including online learning tools (Moodle, Blackboard Collaborate)
  • Facilitate both group sessions to participants and provide one-to-one support tailored to the individual’s action plan
  • Lead group “check in” sessions on a weekly basis to discuss client progression through the program, identify any highlights and problem solve any barriers that arise
  • Collect required documents and assignments from clients throughout the program.  Ensure client hard file content is in place for program for audit purposes
  • Keep in close contact with every client.  Ensures client progress is always up to date in program database
  • Attend regular meetings facilitated by Senior Career Facilitator to discuss curriculum/resource content, program delivery and client progress
  • Ensure regular contact maintained with Case Managers, other Career Facilitators and Job Developers regarding client information and progression
  • Ensure all statistics, case notes, reports, consents and other information pertaining to client documentation are completed on time and maintained in adherence to policies and procedures

Education, Training, Experience and Other Requirements:

  • Relevant Bachelor’s Degree, Diploma in Social Sciences or a related field and/or CDP Certificate.  Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in employment counseling
  • Facilitation experience is required
  • Knowledge and experience of employment counseling and disabilities is a strong asset
  • Experience conducting various needs assessments
  • Knowledge of various assessment tools and community resources
  • Advanced computer skills using Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Familiar with online learning tools
  • Ability to communicative effectively both verbally and written
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Willing to undergo a Criminal Record Check

Additional Information:

  • Work Schedule – Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours week
  • Salary range: Competitive

 

Please forward a resume and cover letter indicating Career Facilitator to the attention of Manager, Employment Programs.  Email resume or fax resume to:

sarab@neilsquire.ca

or fax – 604-473-9361

 Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Thank you to all that apply.