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Employment counsellor needed in Canada by Community Futures North Okanagan 

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Employment counsellor needed in Canada by Community Futures North Okanagan 

Employment counsellors work one-on-one with people, giving advice, information and the tools needed to find jobs and plan their careers. They also share information with employers on staffing and employment issues.

Job details

  •  Location: Vernon, BCRemote work available
  •  Salary: $25.00 to $31.00 hourly for 37.5 hours per week
  •  Terms of employment: Permanent employment
    Full time
  •  Day, 08:00 to 16:30
  •  Start date: Starts as soon as possible
  •  Benefits: Health benefits, Other benefits, Long term benefits, Financial benefits
  •  Vacancies: 1 vacancy

Overview

Languages

English

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • or equivalent experience
  • Teacher education, multiple levels
  • Work and family studies
  • Human development, family studies and related services, other
  • Social work, other
  • Mental health counselling/counsellor
  • Clinical nutrition/nutritionist

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Work setting

  • Community-based agency
  • Employment agency services

Responsibilities

Tasks

  • Interview clients to obtain employment history, educational background and career goals
  • Identify barriers to employment and assist clients with such matters as job readiness skills, job search strategies, writing résumés and preparing for job interviews
  • Perform administrative tasks
  • Advise employers on human resource and other employment-related issues
  • Assess need for assistance such as rehabilitation, financial aid or further training and refer clients to the appropriate services
  • Administer and interpret tests designed to determine the interests, aptitudes and abilities of clients
  • Collect labour market information for clients regarding job openings, entry and skill requirements and other occupational information
  • Provide established workers with information and strategies for dealing with job dissatisfaction, making mid-career changes and adjusting to workplace transitions
  • Provide consulting services to community groups and agencies, businesses, industry and other organizations involved in providing community-based career planning support or resources

Experience and specialization

Computer and technology knowledge

  • MS Excel
  • MS Outlook
  • MS PowerPoint
  • MS Windows
  • MS Word
  • File management software

Additional information

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Attention to detail

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Initiative
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Values and ethics

Benefits

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • Mileage paid

Long term benefits

  • Life insurance
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)
  • Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA)

Other benefits

  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • On-site recreation and activities
  • Paid time off (volunteering or personal days)
  • Team building opportunities
  • Travel insurance
  • Wellness program

Screening questions

  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?

Employment groups

This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups: Indigenous people, Persons with disabilities, Newcomers to Canada, Seniors, Veterans, Visible minorities, Youth

Who can apply to this job?

Only apply to this job if:

  • You are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.
  • You have a valid Canadian work permit.

If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.

How to apply

Online:

https://futuresbc.bamboohr.com/careers/49

How-to-apply instructions

Here is what you must include in your application:

  • Cover letter
  • References attesting experience
  • Highest level of education and name of institution where it was completed

Advertised until

2022-10-27

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