Company Name:
NPower Canada
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Location:
Calgary, Alberta
Country:
Canada
Industry:
Social Services
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
Street:
2500 - 120 Adelaide St. West
City:
Toronto
State:
Ontario
ID
7771
376
Phone:
(403) 536-4011

Career Coordinator - Social Worker

Career Coordinator (Social Worker, BSW, RSW), F/T

 

ABOUT US

 

NPower Canada is a charitable organization that launches underserved young adults aged 18 to 29 into meaningful and sustainable careers. The program provides participants with free in-demand digital and professional skills training and connects them to new and rewarding career opportunities with some of Canada’s largest employers. Through consultation with a wide range of employers, NPower Canada’s comprehensive curriculum ensures participants are equipped with the in-demand technical and professional skills most sought after by industry. Graduates receive ongoing support and coaching to ensure continued success in their careers. To learn more please visit us at www.npowercanada.ca.

 

POSITION SUMMARY

 

Supervisor: Calgary Program Manager

 

Location: Calgary, AB

 

This is an exciting full-time opportunity for a Registered Social Worker (RSW) to provide group and individual career development counselling to Calgary youth facing multiple barriers to employment.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Career Development Facilitation and Coaching

●      Provide small group and individual coaching to participants with strong emphasis on developing employment readiness skills.

●      Utilize counselling techniques such as motivational interviewing and solution-focused brief therapy to support participants in developing employment-ready behaviours.

●      Facilitate personal development workshops during training, utilizing group counselling techniques to meet the diverse needs of participants.

●      Conduct pre-training job readiness assessments.

●      Create and develop post-training Action Plans for NPower Canada graduates.

●      Conduct mock interviews with participants to help them learn how to market themselves effectively to employers.

●      Support Program Coordinator in editing Resumes, Cover Letters, and Candidate Profiles within strict timelines.

●      Support in preparing participants for site tours and employer guests.

 

Site Support and Administration

●      Assist in the production and updating of NPower Canada program materials and teaching aids.

●      Assist in marking participants’ projects and assignments.

●      Participate in regular case management and support the Program Manager in preparing Feedback Notices, capturing case notes, and taking meeting minutes.

●      Input and maintain accurate student information in Salesforce and on Schoology.

●      Assist with data collection and tracking, including student assessment scores, classroom performance, income and education status, and program surveys.

●      Support with training and onboarding of staff and placement students as needed.

●      Participate in site planning meetings and assisting with tasks as defined by Program Manager.

●      Work with Program Coordinator to coordinate, deliver and track transportation supports for applicable participants.

 

Participant Performance Management and Issue Resolution

●      Support Program Manager in holding participants accountable to program policies and expectations through providing immediate, constructive and supportive feedback.

●      Work with all NPower Canada team members to maintain a safe and professional work environment for students and staff.

●      Research new employment and wellness resources for participants.

 

Outreach, Recruitment and Referrals

●      Assist Program Manager in developing and maintaining relationships with employment and referral partners.

●      Deliver information sessions, conduct community outreach and interview candidates for the Program along with team.

●      Provide warm referrals to alternate programs and services for students not admitted into or exited from Program.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Registered Social Worker, having completed a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree; current member in good standing with the Alberta College of Social Workers (ACSW).
  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience in a youth counselling role.
  • Demonstrated ability to support, motivate and empower diverse youth facing multiple barriers to employment.
  • Network of contacts at allied organizations serving low-income young adults in Calgary would be a strong asset.
  • Highly skilled at crisis intervention, de-escalation and conflict resolution.
  • Adaptable, flexible and able to execute on multiple priorities and deliverables.
  • Experienced at helping individuals and teams effectively navigate change.
  • Proficiency with CRM database applications; specific knowledge of Salesforce is an asset.

 

Please e-mail your application to [email protected] with the position title of “Career Coordinator” in the Subject line of your message.

 

Please include a cover letter and resume with your application.

 

Applications are due by 5 PM MST on March 29, 2019. We strongly encourage candidates to apply before the due date.