Employment Opportunities

Employment Counsellor

Post Date: 06/29/2017
Location: Red Deer, AB
About us: Rupertsland Institute, an affiliate of the Métis Nation of Alberta, is seeking an Employment Counsellor for our Red Deer location. 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.
The Role: As an Employment Counsellor with Rupertsland Institute, you will be responsible for supporting Metis clients who require training or employment, by identifying barriers, developing case management plans and assisting them to apply for training and funding. Other duties include providing job search assistance.
To Fit the Role: • Post-secondary education in Human Services, Social Work or Career Development and/or 3 to 5 years of experience in a related field;
• Knowledgeable of career assessment techniques, and career development tools and resources;
• Understanding of Alberta labour market supply and demand, trends and economic outlook;
• Ample knowledge of local resources and agencies to further assist our clientele;
• Skilled at problem solving and proven ability to apply effective counselling techniques;
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
• Organized and demonstrates good time management;
• Strong computer skills and experience using internal databases;
• Indepth knowledge of the Metis community.
Application Deadline: All applications accepted until a suitable candidate is found.
Firm/Company: Rupertsland Institute (RLI)
Application Procedure: Please send cover letter and resume to Kathleen Tilley at or fax 780.801.9992. Quote Job ID: EC-RD
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