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Employment Counsellor for Creative Employment Access Society


How To Apply

Position:Employment Counsellor
Employer:Creative Employment Access Society
Sector:Social Assistance
Closing Date:2019-Jun-24
Salary or Wage:To be discussed
Full or Part Time:Full Time
Location:Courtenay, BC
Start Date:To be determined
Complete application & leave resume at:Creative Employment Access Society
103 - 555 4th Street, Courtenay BC


- Excellent skills in both counselling and administration
- Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline, Human Service Worker Diploma or equivalent education
- Minimum of two years’ experience assisting people in a social services or educational setting
- Good knowledge of local and regional labour market conditions and trends, and of the programs and services of relevant community agencies
- Demonstrated experience facilitating groups of adults in a learning environment
- Hiring is contingent upon satisfactory completion of security screening and criminal record check. CEAS will provide the successful candidate with the documentation and payment required to obtain the criminal record check

Duties and Responsibilities

- Complete client service and documentation for an average of 5 clients per day. Appointments are generally 45 to 60 minutes in length.
- Work individually with clients to assess needs, create action plans, monitor progress, deliver career exploration, job search, job maintenance, and life skills topics
- Assist with the administration of financial supports based on assessed financial need and eligibility
- Contact all clients on a regular basis (usually every 2 weeks)
- Document all client interactions in the Integrated Case Management (ICM) system and ensure forms are completed correctly and signed as necessary
- Provide post-employment support and follow-up
- Facilitate group workshops on employment related topics
- Assist with curriculum development for workshops
- Make referrals to other agencies
- Assist in Self-Serve Centre as required
- From time to time, undertake other duties/special projects as requested by management

Additional Details

- This position is located in Courtenay, BC

- To apply for this position, please email a resume, cover letter and a completed application form. Application packages must be received by 4:30 pm Wednesday, June 26, 2019

- For details on duties, qualifications and how to apply:

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