Employment Resource Worker
MARCH OF DIMES CANADA
Thunder Bay, ON

Location/Lieu: Thunder Bay, ON

Position/Poste: Employment Resource Worker-Full Time Contract (8 Months)

Duties/Fonctions:

The Employment Resource Worker works as part of the Vocational Rehabilitation Team to provide a variety of employment supports to consumers in work trials and employment, including but not limited to:

  • Receiving/reviewing/preparing: consumer files, employment plans, workplace descriptions, and progress reports
  • Providing one-to-one job seeker supports: resume development, interview preparation and job applications
  • Facilitate job search training workshops; assess and develop clients skills and abilities
  • Providing on-site/workplace support to participant/job candidate and conduct job/job site analysis
  • Assisting with identifying required/suitable workplace supports - establish a service plan
  • Providing on-site job coaching support - prepare objective documentation of observations and activities
  • Assist employer to implement natural supports for candidate - provide ongoing training, supervision & follow-up
  • Employer relations; act as a liaison between employer and candidate - receive employer feedback regarding consumer’s performance and MODC services
  • Marketing support; conducting cold calls - participate in marketing initiatives to promote ES programs/services
  • Administrative support; providing reception coverage as needed, assisting with administrative duties, and assist with preparing for audits

Qualifications/Compétences requises:

  • Degree in social services or equivalent from a Community College/University or equivalent; general business knowledge. A Certificate in Adult Education is also an asset
  • One year experience in vocational rehabilitation work with persons who have disabilities
  • Experience teaching /coaching adults
  • A varied employment history with experience in several occupations is also an asset
  • Valid Ontario driver's license and reliable vehicle
  • Excellent organizational, written and oral communication skills
  • Computer skills: knowledge of MS office Suite and Google Applications
  • Sensitivity to the needs of employers and various referral sources

Salary Range/Echelle des salaries: TBD

Applications accepted until/Candidatures acceptées jusqu’au (mm/dd/yy): April 26, 2019

Send application and resume to/Demands d’emploi et curriculumvitae adressé à:
Name: Ed Dovick
Position: Regional Employment Services Manager
Address: 237 Camelot Street, Thunder Bay, Ontario
Telephone: 807-345-6595 x 103
Fax: 807-345-7086

As part of its commitment to Employment Equity, March of Dimes Canada encourages applications from qualified members of the four designated groups: women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and visible minorities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), March of Dimes Canada will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require any accommodations, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract