Kiwassa Neighbourhood Services Association Full-Time Job Developer Full Time in Lower Mainland, BC

Kiwassa Neighbourhood Services Association

Branch Lower Mainland BC CA

Full-Time Job Developer
Lower Mainland, BC

Experience in assisting clients in applying for government funded training. Kiwassa Neighbourhood House….

Kiwassa Neighbourhood House
Full-Time Job Developer

Kiwassa Neighbourhood House, a multi-service non-profit community agency working in East Vancouver, is seeking an energetic and experienced Job Developer to provide services to unemployed community members who have barriers to employment. This is a full time position for one year, with the possibility of extension.

Duties include:
Accept referrals from Kiwassa’s WORK BC Case Managers

Teach job search skills and labour market research topics, in groups and one to one,

Help participants create individualized job search action plans; provide ongoing coaching,

Assist participants in labour market research and preparations for training applications,

Initiate and maintain ongoing contacts with a variety of business, industry and agency representatives; create connections and networking opportunities,

Develop job leads and market participants to potential employers; locate work placement openings for participants; do follow up on placements to facilitate participant success,

Work collaboratively with staff from partner agencies

Administer and track participant supports for training, work experiences and job start,

Provide participant and program activity information reports

Complete documentation required by gov’t policy for services provided.


Post-secondary education in employment counselling, social work or related field

Three years experience in job development / employer marketing and placement monitoring

Minimum 2 years experience working with individuals with multiple barriers to employment

Minimum 3 years’ experience in facilitating experiential focused learning on job search and job keeping related topics, both individually and in group

Proven ability to use empathetic and non-judgemental approach to participant’s challenges while setting clear expectations and developing participant accountability

Experience in assisting clients in applying for government funded training

Strong knowledge of local labour market information and research methods

Strong administrative and organizational skills, documentation skills and time management

Effective verbal and written communication skills, and proficient computer skills.

Experience using Integrated Case Management System an asset

This position offers a competitive salary and benefits.
Please submit cover letter and resume by August 14th, 2015 to
Apply attention Sandra DeGraaf

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Surrey, BC, CA
Posted on: 2015-07-31
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