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Careers at Reaching E-Quality Employment Services

Reaching E-Quality Employment Services (REES) requires a highly motivated individual to fill the position of

Employment Counsellor

Reaching E-Quality Employment Services (REES) promotes the employment of people with physical disabilities and/or health conditions.  We are seeking a highly motivated individual to fill the position of a full time Employment Counsellor.

Responsibilities include:

  • Identifying participant needs and objectives to accurately develop a plan of action to attain employment goals
  • Provide support/assistance to participants regarding issues and barriers to employment
  • Conducting labour market research and accessing employment information
  • Exploring education/training options and assisting participants to access resources
  • Preparing resumes and cover letters, and providing assistance with other employment related documentation
  • One on one and group facilitation
  • Connecting with community organizations and potential employers and make appropriate referrals
  • Maintain accurate records and submit monthly reports

 

Skills Required:

  • Employment Counselling and assessment skills with the ability to follow through in a timely fashion
  • Knowledge of disability-related employment issues and job accommodation
  • Excellent problem solving skills with an understanding of barriers to employment
  • Excellent facilitation skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of community resources and the local, current labour market
  • A degree in a relevant discipline or a combination of education and experience
  • Effective computer skills: Microsoft Office Suite, Internet & Email

 

Please submit resume with cover letter no later than Friday, January 19, 2018 to:

Lisa A. F. Dabrowski, Executive Director
Reaching E-Quality Employment Services
305-1200 Portage Ave.
Winnipeg, MB R3G 0T5
Email:  ldabrowski@re-es.org

Please note that only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.

 

*Qualified persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply*

 

 

If you are a person with a Physical Disability or Health Condition and you are looking for work.

Please contact our office at 204-832-REES (7337)