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WorkBC Workshop Facilitator

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Employer Name: 
Community Futures Boundary
Job Location: 
Boundary Region

JOB SUMMARY

The WorkBC Workshop Facilitator works with unemployed individuals to assist them in securing employment or community attachment.  The Workshop Facilitator centers on developing workshops that assist clients in overcoming employment challenges through group based programs, workshops, and where appropriate, one on one services.  The facilitator is also responsible for enhancing and developing curriculum and materials utilizing a variety of technology to present and deliver.  Topics to include but not limited to; resumes & cover letters, job readiness, job search, assessments, employability skills, soft skills, life skills and essential skills in the workplace.   The Facilitator will also work with Case Managers to provide feedback and support their role as service providers. 

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

Facilitation

  • Facilitate workshop topics, programs and groups that assist clients to recognize skills and values, interests and aptitude related to career choices.
  • Facilitate job search workshops to guide clients in resume development, cover letters, employment references, interview techniques, tapping the hidden job market.
  • Facilitate workshops to assist clients with using labour market information including occupation profiles, emerging and declining sectors, education and training options.
  • Facilitate workshops that increase clients’ job maintenance skills such as communication and problem solving skills, life skills and soft skills.
  • Incorporate assessments and interpretation into workshops
  • Facilitate ongoing job search support groups such as Java and Jobs
  • Facilitate essential skills workshops
  • Monitor client attendance and progress in workshops
  • Gather feedback from participants and implement changes or new workshops based on feedback

Curriculum Development

  • Evaluate and adapt curriculum to ensure effectiveness, relevance and quality to support clients in obtaining and maintaining employment.
  • Design curriculum in a manner that can easily be facilitated by Case Managers or other facilitators
  • Develop and deliver specialized cohort based programming as required

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience delivering group workshops and individual learning services and successfully engaging learners to make the learning personally relevant, whether delivered in person or through an online medium.
  • Post-secondary certificate, degree or diploma in a relevant field (e.g., career or employment development, vocational rehabilitation, social work, psychology, sociology, human services, counselling, education or human resources management.)

Additional Requirements

  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a variety of client groups including specialized and marginalized populations as defined by the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction.
  • Proficient with technology and a variety of computer software programs
  • Knowledge of job search strategies, tools, techniques and methodology
  • Knowledge of employment service providers and community referral agencies within the service area
  • Current knowledge of local and provincial labour market and business community/employer needs 
  • Familiarity with training methodologies and knowledge of various assessment tools
  • Clean Criminal Record Check

Application deadline: Noon - March 28, 2019

Terms of Employment: 
8 hours/week (based on 2 – 3 hour workshops and 2 hours prep time)

Industry:

Posting Will Expire: 
Thursday, March 28, 2019
How to Apply
Application Procedure: 

Apply by: Email resume and cover letter to:  sandy@boundarycf.com

Community Futures Boundary thanks all applicants, however only those short listed will be contacted.

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