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Job and Career Development Specialists – 3 Full Time Contract Vacancies

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About Us

Selections Career Support Services is a non-profit organization that assists individuals with disabilities and other barriers to secure and maintain employment or volunteer opportunities in their community. 

Selections Career Support Services is growing and wants you to apply!

If you are looking for a positive working environment that is team focused, has a strong work ethic and values, then consider joining our team.


Job and Career Development Specialists – 3 Full Time Contract Vacancies

Selections values its employees by offering 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.

Both vacancies require the successful candidate to seek out jobs and further training opportunities and support individuals with disabilities, mental health concerns, or other barriers to employment through their job search process.

Job Development Specialist – 2 Vacancies

As a Job Development Specialist, you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and conduct intake assessments for new individuals in service.
  • Directly support and maintain a caseload of individuals through employment counselling to create individualized service plans based on skills, strengths, needs and desired outcomes.
  • Based on the individual service plans the JDS will be responsible for coordinating exposure courses, work maintenance support, and paid work exposure opportunities with employers.
  • Coach individuals on effective job search strategies, resume development, interview skills and job maintenance through workshops to foster greater independence, including but not limited to: bus training, role-playing, online training, HR paperwork, and other work-related supports to help individuals overcome barriers to employment.
  • Networking with employers to create employment opportunities for individuals in service and foster new partnerships for the organization. 

Career Development Specialist – 1 Vacancy

As a Career Development Specialist, you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Directly support and maintain a caseload of individuals in employment and/or volunteer placements.
  • Assist and support clients in Job Club, job search, career explorations, interviews, and on-the-job training. This includes but is not limited to: interview prep with clients, bus training, role-playing, cover letter and resume submission, follow-up correspondence, online training, HR paperwork, and any additional steps to help overcome barriers to employment
  • Maintain an active safety plan for individuals in their workplaces or volunteer placements
  • Maintain consistent follow-up with individuals/employers to ensure engagement and monitor progress through work site visitations, phone calls, correspondence.
  • Coordinate, organize, and assist clients, funders and other service providers in facilitating Individuals Service Plan meetings and any other meetings required to better serve clients and families.
  • Deliver seminars/workshops for individuals in person or via zoom re: interview practice, what to wear to an interview, networking, Health & Safety Employment Standards, among others.


  • 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) and the Career Development Specialist (CDS) positions require employees to drive to see clients and/or drive clients, therefore, it is mandatory for employees to have an Alberta class 5 Driver’s License, a registered vehicle, insurance with 2 million liability and a clear driver’s abstract.  Another requirement of employment is a clear Criminal Record and a Vulnerable Sector Check.

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 (

The competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

Position: Board of Director(s)

Authority and Responsibility:

The Board of Directors is the legal authority for the Society for Selections: A Career Support Service. As a member of the Board, a Director acts in the position of trust for the community and is responsible for the effective governance of the organization.  The Society for Selections: A Career Support Service is a Policy Governing Board. This means that it governs the organization by making policy. The policy determines the long-term direction of the organization. The Executive Director is also responsible to manage the day-to-day business of the organization and decision-making of any and all programs run by the Society and acts within the plans, policies, and procedures established by the Board. The Executive Director is accountable to the board. Front-line staff and volunteers are accountable to the Executive Director. These staff members and volunteers implement programs and services.

The Board directs the purpose and scope of the organization.

Mission: Selections advocates for community inclusion, empowering individuals with disabilities and other barriers by creating individualized and innovative employment and volunteer opportunities.

Vision: Individuals strengthening their communities through inclusivity, connections, and empowerment.

Governing boards are responsible for:

  • PURPOSE: determining what community need (s) the organization wishes to address and how they will fulfill them
  • PROGRESS: setting the rate at which the organization takes on activities, programs and services to fulfill its purpose
  • CONTINUITY: making sure that there are enough financial and human resources in place to guarantee the existence of the organization
  • IDENTITY: clarifying to the community the organization’s values, beliefs, and services.


  1. Commitment to the work of the organization
  2. Knowledge and skills in one or more areas of Board governance; policy, finance, programs, personnel, and advocacy.
  3. Willingness to serve on committees
  4. Attendance at monthly board meetings
  5. Attendance at meetings of assigned committees
  6. Attendance at Annual General Meetings (AGM)
  7. Attendance at membership meetings
  8. Support of special events
  9. Support of, and participation in, fundraising events

The Executive Director and Accountant/Office Manager manage the day-to-day finances of the organization. The Board treasurer is responsible to oversee the financial functioning of the organization and provide reports to the Board.


According to the present by-laws, Officers may hold office for a maximum of four (4) 2-year terms. If it is desirable and in the best interest of the Society, an Officer can hold the same office for an additional 2-year term, at the discretion of the Board.

General Duties:

  1. Attend meetings as scheduled
  2. Review financial records as kept by the Accountant/Office Manager
  3. Review financial statements with the Board
  4. Provide regular reports to the Board on the financial state of the organization
  5. Advise regarding the development of the annual budget
  6. Ensure that all disbursements of funds are made according to the budget and the direction of the board and that proper vouchers are maintained
  7. Acting as one of the signing authorities for the organization, authorizes bank documents, funding contracts, grant applications, etc., as directed by the board.
  8. Provide financial advice to the Board
  9. Keeps financial reports on file
  10. Prepares a report for the Annual General Meeting (AGM)
  11. Orients the new Board members.

 Board Member Benefits:

  1. Career Advancement
  2. Skill development in areas such as marketing, governance, leadership and finance.
  3. Network opportunities
  4. Professional credibility and resume enrichment
  5. Make a socially responsible difference for the community
  6. Development of complex thinking and decision-making skills.

How To Apply:

Please send an email to expressing your interest with your resume attached.

Competition will remain open until suitable candidates are found.