Reaching E-Quality Employment Services

     

    Requires an 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, but are not limited to:

    • Provide support/assistance to participants regarding issues and barriers to employment.
    • Create a Work/Career Action Plan for participants based on information provided.  Ensuring that it includes specific goals, the necessary steps to achieve these goals.
    • Explore employment options, provide information on labour market trends and support participant’s job search with concrete planning and suggestions.  This includes preparation of resumes/cover letters and preparing for job interviews.
    • Exploring education/training options and assisting participants to access resources
    • Develop, or assist in the development, of employability workshops in addition to one on one and group facilitation.
    • Connecting with community organizations and potential employers and make appropriate referrals
    • Maintain accurate records and submit monthly reports in a timely fashion.

     

    Required:

    • Completion of post secondary education and several years’ experience related to counselling, or in an employment counselling-related profession, may replace formal education
    • An established network of potential employers/participants on which to draw
    • 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 valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle
    • Effective computer skills: Microsoft Office Suite, Internet & Email

     

    Please submit resume with cover letter no later than Friday, September 7, 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*