(RRW25) | Resource Specialist

(RRW25) | Resource Specialist

10 Nov
The Salvation Army Barbara Mitchell Family Resource Centre

10 Nov

The Salvation Army Barbara Mitchell Family Resource Centre


Resource Specialist provides business and industry work placement opportunities for LEEP participants while providing administrative support to management as required.

Directly reports to the LEEP Program Leader

LEEP Staff Members and LEEP Participants

This is a full-time position Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm.


Remain current on Winnipeg labour market trends and the most effective job search strategies, techniques and monitoring of marketplace trends

Develop and maintain relationships with a variety of business and industry representatives to promote and ensure successful participant job placement

Locate job openings for participants based on their individual skills and abilities

Work with participants on an individual basis regarding their job search progress and activities (including resume preparation and employment status updates)

Set up work experience/employment interviews for the participants

Ensure employers are reimbursed promptly

Maintain polite and professional communication in person, via phone, email, and mail

Organize files and program information

Handle sensitive information in a confidential manner

Completes reports and documentation on activities as required

Attend meetings as required

Performs other duties as assigned


Completed relevant post-secondary education or equivalent experience

Minimum one-year prior related work experience

Experience connecting with Manitoba businesses and organizations and knowledge of labour market demands

Experience with job placement

Knowledge of immigrant and refugee youth employment needs and issues

Knowledge of office management systems and procedures

Ability to multi-task and prioritize work

Attention to detail and problem-solving skills

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Strong organizational and planning skills

Proficient in MS 365

Positive and encouraging attitude

Supportive knowledge of the mission of The Salvation Army

Ability to work efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced work environment

Must have a valid Police Check / Child Abuse

Current Certification in First Aid / CPR

If there is a competition number associated with this posting, please include within the subject line of your email, fax or regular mail correspondence.

The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable Human Rights Legislation. If you require a disability related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.

In accordance with The Salvation Army policy and legislated requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials and completion of a background check.

This posting is open to external and internal candidates alike. If you are an internal applicant, please advise your Department Head of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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