This is temporary full-time contract (40 hours per week) for 9 months with a possibility of extension.
Salary range: $38,000 - $43,000
Rupertsland Institute, an affiliate of the Métis Nation of Alberta, is seeking an Employment Counsellor for our Grande Prairie office. With locations across Alberta, Rupertsland Institute develops and delivers programming and services to the Alberta Métis population in relation to the labour market and education assistance.
As Employment Counsellor, you will be responsible for supporting clients who require training or employment, by identifying barriers, developing case management plans and assisting clients to apply for training and funding. Additional duties include resume and cover letter development, job search assistance and interview skills. You will help improve our clients’ computer skills by assisting them with Microsoft software application, email set-up, photo copying and faxing.
To Fit the Role:
You are an organized individual with attention to detail who can prioritize responsibilities in a dynamic work environment.
You have a Human Services, Career Development or 3-5 years relevant work experience in a Human Services field. You are a community oriented individual with ample knowledge of local resources and agencies who may further assist our clientele.
You are skilled at problem solving, able to work effectively within a team and have a genuine interest in helping others achieve their aspirations.
Rupertsland Institute offers a competitive salary.
Please send your resume, including cover letter to Bonnet Svy or fax 780.801.9992 and start your exciting new career today!
Deadline for application: December 31st, 2013
*Note - Please quote EC-GP in the subject line of your email and within your cover letter. Rupertsland Institute thanks all applicants for their interests; however only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.