Employment Counsellor
Options Employment Outreach - Saint John, NB

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Credentials: Bachelor's of Arts, Social Science, Education or Counselling and one year of counselling related work experience OR Post Secondary Diploma/Certificate in related disciplines (social science, education or counselling) and counselling related work experience for a total of 5 years combined.

~Experience in working with disabled clients on employment related matters
~Excellent interpersonal skills, empathy, and sensitivity to the needs of clients and able to maintain confidentiality
~Knowledge of regional labour market information and understanding of how it relates to clients with disabilities
~Knowledge of Standardized Career Assessment instruments
~Ability to assess individual needs and provide/teach techniques in job search methods including: resume writing, cover letters, and interview skills, use of job banks, and on-line postings
~Ability to assess Federal and Provincial programs and services
~Ability to liaise with various employers, educational institutions, and community agencies
~Skilled in oral and written communication, group facilitation, computer skills including Microsoft Office products, networking, and ability to learn new information management systems required to deliver government programs and services as well as the ability to conduct comprehensive internet searches
~Bilingualism would be an asset

Valid driver's license or access to transportation

How to Apply: Please forward Resume and Cover letter to : on this site or Fax: (506) 658-1452

No phone calls please

Deadline for applications is October 4, 2013