Employment Assistance Services Officer

Closing Date: August 30,2019
Location: Duncan, BC
Details
Employment Opportunity
Employment Assistance Services Officer
The Coast Salish Employment and Training Society (CSETS) is seeking an enthusiastic person to be part of our team. The Employment Assistance Services (EAS) Officer will provide a variety of services that supports the diverse needs of our members, clientele, and Service Canada that relate to employment and training. This is a full time position.
Reports to:           Executive Director
Duties:
  • Provide direct services, such as informal counseling, one-to-one support, case planning and goal development to clients within the CSETS Region.
  • Assess barriers to employment/education and assist clients with job readiness skills, job search strategies, writing resumes and preparing for job interviews.
  • Work closely with the Coast Salish Employment and Training Society Finance and ARMS Departments
  • Follow the procedures for the protection of client personal information and their files
  • Maintain accurate case files, case management plans, and follow up
  • Create requisitions for payment
  • Distribute payments to clients and other organizations
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of and experience with First Nations employment and education issues.
  • Knowledge and experience with Educational institutes, organizations, and their training programs within the WILNEW Region
  • Strong case management skills and knowledge of integrated case management processes.
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office, internet researching skills; and database familiarity.
  • Have effective and pleasant oral communication skills in dealing with the public, telephone calls and incoming visitors
  • Have knowledge of office routines and duties including operating office equipment, filing, answering phones, checking mail, ordering supplies, and recording in the daily log phone calls, messages, visitors, mail, deliveries, minute taking etc.
  • Have ability to adhere to principles of confidentiality in respect to sensitive and confidential issues that the organization deals with. Be willing to sign and adhere to the organizations oath of confidentiality document.
  • Able to work independently and within a team environment

Experience
  • Several years’ experience in services related to employment and education
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle is required
  • Provide a Criminal Records Check

Hours:   Monday to Friday from 8am to 4pm with a 1 hour unpaid lunch for a total of 35 hours a week
Please submit resume and cover letter attention to:
Terry Colebrooke, Sr. ARMS Officer
Terry.Colebrooke@csets.comor fax 1-250 746-0189
Please Note: Only those candidates that are shortlisted will be contacted
Deadline: 4:00 PM August 30, 2019
Description
How to Apply:
201 - 5462 Trans Canada Hwy, Duncan, BC V9L 6W4 Tel: (250)746-0183 Fax: (250)746-0189 Toll Free: 1-888-811-3919