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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