Posted 3 weeks ago

MCG Careers has provided services to unemployed Albertans since 1987. We utilize current career development techniques to assist individuals with successful employment preparation, job placement, training on the job, workshop, and skill training programs.  At MCG, We See Good Things in our staff and show it with programs that include staff wellness plans, education funds, 35-hour work weeks, Christmas bonus days, summer hours, long weekend early closures, bonus points program, and flex time for our 2-year staff.  Our dedicated staff allow us to deliver our programs with a solid commitment to our clients and provide the best service possible to assist all Albertans. Join us!

Career Coach

Downtown Calgary

Do you have:

  • Related post-secondary education and experience working in a client-based industry; Career & Academic Advising Certification and/or CDAA Designation an asset
  • Two years experience with career development
  • Experience with employment counseling
  • Knowledge of the local labour market that will assist unemployed Albertans in building careers and retaining employment
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Strong computer proficiencies

Position Pillars include:

  • Monitor and assist clients with their job search or educational research
  • Assist clients with resume/cover letter writing and development; assist with completion of employment applications; computer consultations (related to job search)
  • Work with clients in a variety of Employment related career cafes (1:1 &/or in a group)
  • Compilation and development of job search materials and information packages
  • Continuing support and development of individual client action plans; identify educational and/or employment requirements and help clients to develop plans for reaching career goals
  • DRES support to clients
  • Coach clients in areas of self-marketing, and job search strategies and techniques
  • Set an example by exhibiting a positive work ethic and displaying appropriate workplace behaviours
  • Continually develop community resource and industry contacts, and assist clients with problem-solving around barriers or concerns related to employment
  • Generate & follow-up on possible employment opportunities on client’s behalf
  • Ensure contract expectations are being met
  • Complete daily and monthly progress reports
  • Maintain regular communication with CEC workers, or other agencies as required
  • Perform monthly file management as required
  • Promote MCG programs and services in a professional manner; assist in the development of various marketing materials
  • Conduct Service Needs Determination and Career and Employment assessments
  • Work collaboratively with team and provide support to other programs as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Interested candidates, please send a resume and cover letter


No phone calls please.

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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