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Posted 2 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-Facilitator

Targeted Initiative for Mature Workers Program (TIMW)

South Calgary

Do you have:

  • Post-secondary education and experience working in a client-based industry; Life Skills training an asset
  • Experience and understanding of the challenges of this specific client group
  • Basic understanding of the career planning process
  • Computer training
  • Working knowledge of MS Office Suite; familiar with various other software and computer programs
  • Knowledge of Social Media platforms for job search
  • Exposure to seminars or training programs/affiliation with professional associations related to career development

Position Pillars include:

  • Facilitate workshops on various topics in group settings and individual basis
  • Administer career assessments, assist clients with identifying educational requirements and develop training plans
  • Counseling clients to develop effective job search strategies and assist to overcome barriers to employment and assist client with developing an informed choice
  • Assist clients with implementing effective employment search strategies, writing resumes, developing interview skills
  • Provide job search assistance; facilitate weekly Career Café and maintain distribution list for job postings
  • Meeting with employers, discussing needs, providing information on available supports, workshop delivery
  • Creation of Service Plans, client engagement/relationship building
  • Knowledge of the local labour market information for the area and resources available to clients and refer clients to appropriate services to address their particular needs
  • Work co-operatively with community groups and agencies, businesses and other organizations involved in providing career planning resources
  • Write reports and research information on the Internet
  • Attend meetings and act as company representative where required
  • File maintenance, contact notes and updating service plans
  • Assist with conducting 90-day follow-ups with clients

Interested candidates, please send a resume and cover letter

to: hiring@mcgcareers.com

No phone calls please.

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

For additional information on our organization

please visit us at: www.mcgcareers.com  

 

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