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Please send your resume and cover letter to Michelle Chellew at jobs@selectionscareer.com.

Job Development Specialist

Please send your resume and cover letter to Michelle Chellew at jobs@selectionscareer.com.

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Work Flow Specialist (1 Year Contract Position)

Who We Are:

Selections Career Support Services is a community-based, non-profit organization dedicated to individuals with disabilities and other barriers by assisting them in finding and maintaining opportunities for employment and volunteering.  After four decades of serving individuals in the Edmonton area, the heart of Selections’ vision is the conviction that every individual possesses an abundance to offer their community.  Selections strives to provide holistic services designed to support individuals to live fulfilling, enriched, and inclusive lives. Learn more about Selections at www.selectionscareer.com.

Selections offers a dynamic and supportive team environment that values inclusion, innovation, empowerment and advocacy, a competitive compensation package, training opportunities, team and employee engagement events, autonomy to set up daily schedules, in addition to guaranteed vacation, personal and sick days.  By joining Selections you will become part of a fast-paced and dedicated team that works together to realize our vision.

About the Role:

The Work Flow Specialist (WFS) position is a hybrid of the Job Development Specialist and Career Development Specialist roles at Selections.  The WFS will alternate between the two roles, depending on the needs of the program as identified by the Program Coordinator.  The WFS will at times be required to support individuals with disabilities or other barriers to employment to both recruit new individuals, employers, or alliances while also being able to support an individual with the development and realization of goals related to their service plan. We are currently hiring 2 WFS positions, one in our Promoting and Driving Diversity (PDD) program and one in our 4WRD program. 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and conduct intake assessments for new individuals in service.
  • Provide on-site employment support to individuals that enables them to thrive in their employment and/or volunteer roles.
  • Create, support, Monitor, and Maintain service plans with a caseload of individuals through employment counselling.
  • Manage a caseload of individuals looking for a job to prepare them to enter or reenter the workforce. This includes activities including but not limited to job search, interview prep with clients, bus training, role playing, cover letter and resume submission, job placement, and supporting completion of HR paperwork.
  • Facilitation of individual or group workshops and coordinate external certifications with outside agencies.
  • Continually build new and maintain already existing positive relationships with employment partners, community resources, and other agencies.
  • Deliver information sessions to community partners.
  • Ensure case notes, client files, monthly target sheets, and other records are always maintained and up to date.
  • Participation in Selections committees and other meetings.

 

Qualifications:

  • College diploma, certificate, or degree from a recognized post-secondary institution.
  • 1+ years’ experience working with individuals with disabilities is an asset.

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who can adapt and learn quickly, enjoys new challenges and is able to work under pressure with tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.  The ideal candidate is someone who has previous experience in employment counselling and is familiar with available community resources.  In addition to this, someone who is a strong advocate for/understands: disabilities, mental health, and addictions would be preferred.

The Work Flow Specialist (WFS) role requires employees to have an Alberta class 5 Driver’s License, a registered vehicle, adequate basic liability insurance, and a clear driver’s abstract.  An additional $1 million liability is recommended in this role as the successful candidate will be transporting individuals in their car from time to time.  Furthermore, this position requires a clear criminal record check with vulnerable sector check to be submitted prior to commencement.

Selections is an equal-opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity in the workplace.  All applications are welcome, however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please send your resume and cover letter to Michelle Chellew at jobs@selectionscareer.com.

This competition will remain open until both positions have been filled.

Job Development Specialist

Who we are:

Selections Career Support Services is a community-based, non-profit organization dedicated to individuals with disabilities and other barriers by assisting them in finding and maintaining opportunities for employment and volunteering. After four decades of serving individuals in the Edmonton area, the heart of Selections’ vision is the conviction that every individual possesses an abundance to offer their community. Selections strives to provide holistic services designed to support individuals to live fulfilling, enriched, and inclusive lives. Learn more about Selections at www.selectionscareer.com. Selections offers a dynamic and supportive team environment that values inclusion, innovation, empowerment and advocacy, a competitive compensation package, training opportunities, team and employee engagement events, autonomy to set up daily schedules, in addition to guaranteed vacation, personal and sick days. By joining Selections, you will become part of a fast-paced and dedicated team that works together to realize our vision.

About the role:

The Job Development Specialist (JDS) is responsible for helping individuals we support attain a work or volunteer position. The JDS will assist a caseload of individuals to find career exploration opportunities, develop their resume and cover letter, complete job search, interview preparation and placement. Additionally, the JDS is responsible for developing new relationships and alliances through networking, providing presentations, and information sessions. We are currently hiring 1 permanent full time JDS position for our Promoting and Driving Diversity program.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage a caseload of active clients looking for a job to prepare them to enter or reenter the workforce.
  • Conduct job interview preparation, resume building (including adapting the resume for job applications), cover letter assistance and other pre-employment activities.
  • Work with clients to determine gaps on their resume related to training, career explorations, and professional development and connect clients to opportunities that can help fill these gaps.
  • Assist clients to investigate job opportunities based on their needs.
  • Assist clients and employment partners with human resource related paperwork such as direct deposit forms, tax forms, policy review, employee handbook review, orientation, and safety training.
  • Follow up with new employment placements to advise on performance maintenance and support.
  • Provide employment support to individuals that enables them to thrive in their employment and/or volunteer roles.
  • Maintain active communication with prospective employment partners. Promoting opportunities for individuals with disabilities and other barriers through employment and further education
  • Reach out to training programs, other organizations, and potential employment partners to secure new opportunities for career explorations, job shadowing, and exposure courses.
  • Ensure case notes, client files, monthly target sheets, and other records are always maintained and up to date. • Participation in Selections committees and other meetings.

Qualifications:

  • College diploma, certificate, or degree from a recognized post-secondary institution.
  • 1+ years’ experience working with individuals with disabilities is an asset. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who can adapt and learn quickly, enjoys new challenges and is able to work under pressure with tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • The ideal candidate is someone who has previous experience in employment counselling and is familiar with available community resources. In addition to this, someone who is a strong advocate for/understands: disabilities, mental health, and addictions would be preferred.

The Job Development Specialist (JDS) role requires employees to have an Alberta class 5 Driver’s License, a registered vehicle, adequate basic liability insurance, and a clear driver’s abstract. An additional $1 million liability is recommended in this role as the successful candidate will be transporting individuals in their car from time to time. Furthermore, this position requires a clear criminal record check with vulnerable sector check to be submitted prior to commencement.

Selections is an equal-opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity in the workplace. All applications are welcome, however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please send your resume and cover letter to Michelle Chellew at jobs@selectionscareer.com.

This competition will remain open until the position has been filled.