Career Coach - Okotoks & High River

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  • Job Number: 255
    Job Posted By: High River
    Posted: 03/12/2018
    Type: Full Time Contract
    Hours: 8:30 - 4:30 Monday to Friday
  • Qualifications: Imagine working in a role that allows you to positively impact the lives of Albertans every single day. At MCG, our Career and Employment Specialists are inspiring individuals and changing lives through the innovative programs and client support they provide. MCG Career and Employment Services is growing and we are looking for qualified and enthusiastic individuals to join our team in the Foothills Region If you are passionate about helping others, are experienced in the Career Development industry, and in supporting individuals entering the workforce, then we would love to talk to you. The Foothills Career & Employment Information Services Centre (CEIS) is currently hiring a Career Coach (contract to March 31, 2019 with a possibility of extension) The ideal candidate will have: • Some form of post-secondary education and experience working in a client-based industry • Basic understanding of the career planning process • Computer training an asset • Exposure to seminars or training programs/affiliation with professional associations related to career development
  • Duties:

    Position Pillars include:

    • Career and employment coaching to clients
    • Share in the responsibility of workshop delivery
    • Provide job search assistance
    • Provide counseling to overcome barriers to employment
    • Client engagement/relationship building
    • Administer career assessments
    • Assist clients with identifying educational requirements and develop training plans
    • Assist clients with developing an informed choice and action plan
    • Maintain knowledge of the local labor market information for the area and resources available to clients
    • Assist clients with implementing effective employment search strategies, writing resumes, developing career portfolios and interview skills
    • Refer clients to appropriate services to address their particular needs
    • Work co-operatively with community groups and agencies, businesses and other organizations
    • Write reports and research information on the internet
    • Maintain files contact notes and update service plans
    • Group facilitation: to facilitate workshops on various topics required by the community (i.e. resume writing, job search and career planning)
    • Creation of action plans
    • Attend meetings and act as company representative when required


    Interested candidates, please send a resume and cover letter,

    stating the position you are applying for, to:

    No phone calls please. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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