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“Our Focus Is People”

Empowering Them to Reach Their Full Potential

MCG Careers – About Us

Our team is comprised of dedicated Career Development Professionals who share our belief in our Corporate Values – Respect, Human Dignity, Empathy, Communication/Information, Adaptability/Flexibility, Responsibility/Credibility. With over 30 years in the business of helping Albertans find meaningful employment, we are the experts in our industry, inspiring individuals and changing lives through the innovative programs and client support we provide

About YOU!

· Do you have an uncanny ability to make community connections and build meaningful relationships?

· Are you a high-energy go-getter, who will stop at nothing to reach your goals?

· Is your Education or Experience in the field of Facilitation, Job Placement or Career Development?

Employment/Education Coach

StepUp To Success – Calgary Downtown

Qualifications:

· Related post-secondary education and experience working in a client-based industry; Career Development Certification as asset

· Understanding of the career planning process and the labour market in Calgary and surrounding areas across various industries (ie. retail, service, warehousing, labour, administrative, labour, etc.)

· Strong communication and verbal intervention skills

· Exceptional facilitation skills

· Recruitment, staffing/placement experience an asset

· Exposure to seminars or training programs/affiliation with professional associations related to career development

Responsibilities:

§ Facilitate career related skill development in a workshop environment

§ Deliver workshop curriculum using individualized client action plans and delivery methods that match the client learning style

§ Complete the designated curriculum within the time allocations and to the specific workshop outcomes

§ Support clients in obtaining and retaining full-time employment using a variety of resources

§ Consider the cultural diversity of learners so that individual and group needs and workshop outcomes are achieved

§ Encourage each learner to apply workshop outcomes in individualized action plans that lead directly to employment

§ Support clients in daily job search, as well as coaching for job interviews, developing career portfolios, writing resumes, developing video resumes and client online presence

§ Provide 1-1 coaching when needed to promote learning and action on workshop topics

§ Meet with clients to review and amend action plans to ensure appropriate job search steps are taking place up to 6 months after workshop completion

§ Assisting unemployed clients with job search strategies, until full-time employment is secured; provide employment leads to clients

§ Following up clients to ensure they are successful (placed in employment and/or in training)

§ Maintain continual contact with unemployed clients to ensure they are working towards goals

§ Build successful relationships with employers to help clients attain employment

§ Market to employers by using client skill sets as a tool

§ Keep an up to date employer data base

§ Support clients in developing employment contacts

§ Work cooperatively with community groups and other agencies that provide career planning service

§ Contribute towards weekly/monthly report, file maintenance, contact notes

§ Attend and participate in weekly program meetings to discuss clients; work closely with fellow team members; participate in committee work

§ Motivate and inspire clients to strive for success

§ Other duties as assigned by the Project Manager

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