Employment Coordinator
New Brunswick Association for Community Living
Bathurst, NB, CA
3d ago
source : alongside

The New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) is seeking a dynamic, energetic and enthusiastic individual committed to the vision, values and philosophy of inclusion.

The Employment Coordinator will provide transition to employment services for individuals with intellectual / development disabilities in the Bathurst region.

The successful candidate will provide job coaching and job developing services to assist individuals with intellectual / developmental disabilities to make a smooth transition to the local labour force.

  • This is an annual contract position, 40 hours per week.ResponsibilitiesAssisting in developing a mutually agreed upon Employment Action Plan;
  • Exploring career choices, offer job search & interview techniques, assist in resume and cover letter writing, job search preparation, utilize person centered planning tools;
  • Work with WorkingNB employment counselors, Social Development case managers, community agencies and employers to facilitate a good job match;
  • Eliminate barriers to employment by working with the individual and potential employers;Facilitate workplace accommodations as required;
  • Provide follow-up support once employment has been secured.QualificationsFluently Bilingual (French and English) mandatory.

  • Minimum Bachelor of Arts, Social Sciences, Education or Counselling and one year of counseling related work experience for a total combination of 5 years or a minimum post-Secondary Diploma / Certificate in related disciplines of Social Science, Education, or Counselling and three years of counseling-related work experience for a total combination of 5 years;
  • Strong computer skills and demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, comprehensive internet searches and the ability to learn new information management systems;
  • Valid driver's license and reliable vehicle necessary for daily work related duties and ability to travel within the service area;
  • Current and Valid Criminal Record & Vulnerable Persons Check.The New Brunswick Association for Community Living is a progressive, employee recommended and team-oriented organization that promotes a strong work-life balance and offers a comprehensive benefits package upon hire.

    Please forward cover letter indicating language skills and fluency along with resume to : New Brunswick Association for Community LivingAttn : Kirk MunroeEmail : hr nbacl.

    nb.caWe thank all applicants for their interest but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    SkillsCommunity, Employment, Intellectual, Job Search, TransitioningArrayAbout New Brunswick Association for Community LivingThe New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) is looking for enthusiastic, energetic individuals committed to the vision, values and philosophy of inclusion.

    We are very proud to be a 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 Globe and Mail Employee Recommended Workplace Award winner. Come and join our #teamawesome!NBACL is a provincial, voluntary, nonprofit organization that works on behalf of children and adults with an intellectual disability and their families to ensure that persons with an intellectual disability live meaningful lives and participate in society as valued and contributing members.

    NBACL works with the individual, their families, employers, educators, governments and communities to change lives, change communities and defend rights.

    New Brunswick will be an inclusive society in which all citizens feel that they belong, and in which all individuals have the means and opportunity to participate in the social and economic life of the province (NBACL / ANBIC, 1999).

    Our staff members work provincially, based out of our six regional offices located in Fredericton (head office), Moncton, Saint John, Edmundston, Bathurst and Miramichi.

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