Posted 2 weeks ago

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 Careers is growing and we are looking for qualified and enthusiastic individuals to join our team in the Calgary 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.

Facilitator

Downtown Calgary Location

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Career Development or Career Advising certificate
  • Exceptional facilitation skills; 2-3 years experience
  • Strong communication skills
  • Energetic, optimistic, confident, adaptable
  • Excellent in assisting clients to meet personal and employment goals
  • Knowledge of community agencies

Position Pillars include:

  • Facilitate career related skill development workshops to small to medium size groups
  • To deliver workshop curriculum using individualized client service plans and delivery methods that match the client learning style
  • Complete the designated curriculum within the time allocations and to the specific workshop outcomes
  • 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 client service plans
  • Provide individual advice when needed to promote learning and action on workshop topics
  • Understand and apply the use of assessment instruments to the career planning process. Be able to interpret and use a variety of career assessment instruments and tools through quality assurance workshop audits
  • To assess the level of competency of each learner to the standards required in the curriculum
  • Identify employment potential including; barriers to employment, budget, stress management, coping with change, problem solving and communication skills
  • Keep daily attendance up to date documentation on activities in their individual files and case notes
  • Collaborate with other team members in addressing client success by participating in case management meetings
  • Report client progress to the Program Manager
  • Build self-marketing skills in clients including; resumes, references and interview skills
  • Explore values, interests and skills relating to career opportunities
  • Assist learners to use research, brainstorming and creativity to generate work or education options for any given career area
  • Apply current knowledge of the labour market relevant to clients. Help clients to explore the changing work environment as it applies to their work interests.
  • Analyse previous work issues of clients, futures such as, work ethic and job retention
  • Encourage appropriate dress and personal hygiene
  • Help clients use current information resources for career exploration
  • Help clients to achieve and maintain economic independence
  • Use an in-depth, practical knowledge of general and Alberta specific research tools related to the labour market and job search to assist clients
  • Within the appropriate workshops, develop career development strategies / strategies for individual clients such as; education options, apprenticeship, work experience
  • Generate ideas and suggestions to solve individual learner challenges
  • Practical application of job maintenance techniques
  • Assist in marketing of program
  • Other duties as assigned by the Program Manager

Interested candidates, please send a resume and cover letter, stating the position you are applying for, to: hiring@mcgcareers.com

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

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