Employment Counsellor for our Apatisiwin Employmen ID: 60680

Deadline Date: 2019/08/23

Location: Kenora 

Ne-Chee Friendship Centre requires a Employment Counsellor for our Apatisiwin Employment & Training Program (Temp position till December 2019  covering a Parental Leave) The Ne-Chee Friendship Centre requires a highly skilled individual with the demonstrated ability to work independently as well as part of a team. The Employment Counsellor is responsible to the policies and directions as determined by the Board of Directors of the Friendship Centre and under the direct supervision of the Human Resources Manager.

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Provide resume and cover letter development 
Complete an intake and assessment process for all clients accessing programs and services
Provide employment counselling and or case management services
Development of action plans; employment insurance verifications, drafting of contractual agreements, maintaining of budget, client monitoring etc.
Knowledge and experience in the area of employment and training initiatives
Experience in conducting labour market assessments, and knowledge in labour laws
Experience in developing capacity in relationship building to develop and foster labour market partnerships within the local catchment area 
Must have experience in facilitating workshops and presentations
Post-secondary degree or diploma in Business, Career and Work Counselling, Human/or Social Services and/or relevant accredited training combined with related work experience; Career Coach Certificate is an asset ï‚· Experience in program planning, development, implementation, data collection, and evaluation;
Understand recruitment and retention methodologies
Possess good written and oral communication skills
Ability to develop, deliver and facilitate targeted employment related workshops to both clients and employers; 
Excellent computer skills (i.e. Microsoft Word, Internet, Excel, etc) 
Able to meet deadlines with minimal supervision 
Ability to work as a team player and be capable of coordinating activities with other Friendship Centre programs 
Knowledge of the Friendship Centre and the various programs provided to the community 
Must have knowledge of Indigenous culture
Ability to speak and understand an Ojibwe, Cree and/or Oji-Cree is considered an asset 
Must be willing to travel occasionally to attend professional development
Possess a valid Ontario Drivers License
 * A Current Vulnerable Persons Check will be required upon offer of employment
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How To Apply:
  DEADLINE: Friday August 23, 2019 - 4:30 p.m.
Please submit your resume along with a cover letter & three references to:
Ne-Chee Friendship Centre P.O. Box 241, 326 2nd Street South, Kenora, ON P9N 3X3
Fax: (807) 468-5340
E-Mail: reception@nechee.org
We wish to thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be acknowledged. Applications that do not include cover letter, resume and references will not be considered.

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