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Bathurst, New Brunswick
Training and Education
Experienced
Full-time

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.

We are very proud to be a 2017 Globe and Mail Employee Recommended Workplace Award winner. Come and join our #teamawesome! 

The Employment Coordinator position will be located in Bathurst, NB. This is a contract position, 36.25 hours per week.

What you'll do

Responsibilities

Assisting 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;

Working with PETL 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.

What you'll need

Qualifications

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 Check;

Fluently Bilingual (French and English) mandatory.

We're looking for

Core Skills

€ Knowledge of regional labour market information, techniques in job search or job search expertise € Knowledge of Employment Service Delivery Model € Knowledge of Canadian Standards and Guidelines for Career Development Practitioners and Code of Ethics of the Canadian Counsel € Techniques in resume writing, interviewing and accessing job postings; • Coordination and facilitation skills € Experience working with individuals with a disability, preferably an intellectual disability € Strong organizational and interpersonal skills € Strong written and verbal communication skills required in both French and English; € Results oriented € Ability to work independently

A little bit about us

New Brunswick Association for Community Living

The 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 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.

Are you interested?

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