Employment Opportunities

Job Coach

Post Date: 10/03/2017
Location: Edmonton, AB
About us: Rupertsland Institute, an affiliate of the Métis Nation of Alberta, is seeking a Job Coach for our Edmonton 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.
The Role: The Job Coach links Métis clients to jobs and provides support to assist them with developing job search strategies to find employment. This may include screening clients for job readiness, assessing client skills, developing action plans, preparing clients for job search, matching clients with employers and referring the client to an employment counsellor, or other community or government resource. The Job Coach networks with industry, employment and partner agencies to build a network of employers. In addition, the Job Coach networks within the community and at events to recruit clients who are job ready now or who could be ready with job coaching.
To Fit the Role: • Post-secondary education in career development, human/social services or other related fields, or minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar role related to employment services;
• Knowledge of labour market trends, and supply and demand;
• Knowledge of FOIP, PIPA and other privacy legislations;
• Experience networking and establishing relationships with industry, employers and community partners;
• Knowledge of additional community resources, government resources, mental health providers and addiction support providers is an asset;
• Understanding of the job loss cycle;
• Good problem solving and conflict resolution skills;
• Strong communication and assessment skills;
• Ability to work under minimal supervision, and good time and change management.
Application Deadline: All applications accepted until a suitable candidate is found.
Firm/Company: Rupertsland Institute (RLI)
Application Procedure: Please send your resume and cover letter to and start your new career today!
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