Employment Coordinator
New Brunswick Association for Community Living
Miramichi, NB
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 Miramichi 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.

The Employment Coordinator position will be located in Miramichi but will also be required to provide itinerant service in Néguac on a weekly basis as needed. This is a contract position, 36.25 hours per week.

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 PTEL 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.
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 & Vulnerable Persons Check;
Fluently Bilingual (French and English) mandatory.
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Essential 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 Counseling and Psychotherapy Association;
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.

Please forward cover letter and resume no later than Friday, November 15th, 2019 to the:

New Brunswick Association for Community Living

Attn: Kirk Munroe, Human Resources Generalist

1750 Water Street, Suite 103

Miramichi, NB E1N 1B2

Fax: (506) 453-4422

Email: hr@nbacl.nb.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.