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Program Coordinator – Red Deer

Reports To:

Regional Manager – Red Deer

Job Description

  • Ensure the day to day operation of the program is running smoothly.
  • Cooperatively with the client, develop an individualized service plan.
  • Interact with clients continuously so that service plan progress can be monitored.
  • Revisit the service plan with the clients and complete any required adjustments to complete their service plan.
  • Ensure the clients have access to the required supports.
  • Develop and maintain knowledge of programs and services available for clients.
  • Provide referrals to various support agencies in the community.
  • Liaise with and promote the program to government and community organizations.
  • Set up and Monitor Work Experience, mentoring , job shadows , etc..
  • Marketing, promotion and direct placement of clients to employer contacts
  • Continually establish new contacts with employers in the public and private sector
  • Work closely with all team members, staff and clients.
  • Supervise the daily operation of the program, addressing issues and concerns in a timely and professional manner
  • Ensure program operates within its contracted guidelines

Qualifications

  • Post secondary education in career development, social services or related field.
  • Current knowledge of labour market and employment marketing tools.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, negotiation, mediation skills and the ability to work effectively with a diverse client population.
  • Energetic, self directed and is familiar with issues faced by newcomers.
  • Knowledge of community support agencies as they relate to immigrants/newcomers.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work with a diverse client population.
  • Flexible, works well as a team member.
  • Excellent communication and marketing skills.
  • Demonstrated success with client placement, job maintenance and follow up.
  • Have a clear criminal record check, vulnerable sector search and clean driving record.

Job Type: Full-time

 

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