Friendship House Association of Prince Rupert
744 Fraser St. Prince Rupert, BC V8J 1P9 Phone: 250-627-1717 Fax: 250-627-7533
“We are many cultures but one community”
Prince Rupert Friendship House
SUMMARY: The Job Placement/Training Coordinator will be responsible for coordination of direct Services, focused toward supporting increased Aboriginal workforce by enhancing access to skills development and labour market resources. Position start date: April 1, 2017.
- Coordinate the overall day to day operation of the Centre of Employment and services to clients;
- Build relationships with local employers, industry, and municipalities to connect clients to viable training/ employment options and identify labour market demands in the community and region;
- Link clients to other resources available within suite of programs offered at the Centre and within the community;
- Provide employment/training assistance to clients, through service needs determination and development of individualized Employment Advancement & Placement Plans (EAPP’s);
- Case management & data maintenance (Tracking System). Proficient in computer applications/data processing;
- Establish a network of employment and training partners, key supports, and the development of resources and tools to further assist clients with successful transition into the workforce.
- Social Services Worker Diploma (SSWD), Business Management or combination of other relevant training and/or post-secondary education, and/or a minimum of three (3) years of experience delivering direct client-focused support services.
- Experience within a non-profit organization, especially community based, social, and/or employment service providers;
- Working knowledge of the local labour market and the areas of growth projected as well as skills shortages in various sectors;
- Ability to provide respectful, courteous and professional services based upon client centered approaches, paying particular attention to the client’s barriers to employment and career enhancement;
- Experience delivering employment related workshops and group facilitation;
- Experienced in establishing and maintaining effective relations with community partners and stakeholders;
- Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills;
- Valid Driver’s license (Class 4 an asset), and reliable vehicle;
- Knowledge of Aboriginal history, culture and organizations;
Contracted position (35 hours/week). Wage commensurate with experience. Criminal record check required. Applicants are to provide a cover letter, resume and three (3) references to:
ATTN: Anna Horianopoulos, Executive Director Prince Rupert Friendship House
744 Fraser Street Prince Rupert BC V8J1P9
E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org / Fax: (250) 627-7533
Applications will be accepted until 4:00 PM on March 1st, 2017.
Pursuant to section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of Aboriginal Ancestry. No telephone inquiries please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.