Employment/Career Counsellor
Edmonton, Alberta , CA
3d ago

Location : Edmonton, AB

Based in Edmonton, the Employment Counsellor will be responsible for working with participants in the Supply Chain Training Program to assess skills, organize and facilitate training, and identify employment opportunities.

The Employment Counsellor should be knowledgeable / proficient with computers and have strong organizational skills. A successful candidate will have experience developing vocational plans, comfort with facilitating and instructing in a group-

learning setting, and the ability to collaborate effectively in a team environment.

Duties / Responsibilities

  • Recruiting, screening and assessing participants for eligibility
  • Conducting vocational profiles to determine employment history, education and experience
  • Assessing transferable skills and skills gaps
  • Identifying participant barriers to employment and providing strategies to overcome or remove barriers
  • Facilitating essential skills, employment preparation, and occupational skills workshops
  • Completing resumes
  • Conducting labor market research
  • Identifying suitable job options and collaboratively developing return to work plans
  • Coordinating Core and Specialized Stream Training program schedules
  • Linking participants to appropriate training providers and community resources
  • Marketing participants to prospective employers
  • Providing job placement support, career and employment counselling
  • Monitoring and maintaining participant files and participant Passports
  • Qualifications

  • University Bachelor's Degree or Diploma in Social Sciences or related field including Kinesiology, Community Rehabilitation, Vocational Rehabilitation, Psychology, Social Work, Education,
  • Career and employment counselling, job development / placement and marketing, case management, government programming and facilitation experience an asset
  • Candidates should have a strong understanding of the Alberta labour market with an emphasis on their respective locations
  • Sensitivity to learning limitations that may be present with participants
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills
  • Knowledgeable with social media platforms such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, as well as key job search sites including Glassdoor, Indeed, CareerBuilder for job searching and applications
  • Ability to lesson plan for multiple levels of learning across various ages and abilities
  • Outstanding teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • An excellent understanding and appreciation of cultural diversity
  • Security background check required
  • Apply today! Please visit us at for additional details about the company.

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