Project Specialist

The Skills Centre
Posted a month ago
$24 to $28 per hour
Full Time

Job Description

The Skills Centre is Hiring! Based in beautiful Trail, BC, on the traditional territory of the Sinixt, Ktunaxa, Syilx and Secwepemc peoples, the Skills Centre is hiring a full-time (34 hours/week) Project Specialist. The position pays $24-28/hr depending on experience plus benefits. This position is based at the Skills Centre office. All Skills Centre employees have access to extensive training and supports.

Duties include:

  • Support the development, facilitation and maintenance of workshop material and updates curriculum when needed.
  • Builds and maintains networks to bring resources and referrals for program attendance and to support program goals and objectives.
  • Facilitates work experience opportunities; Supports participants in job placement and provides job coaching as required.
  • Provides employment counselling and support to clients.
  • Collaborates with team members


  • Bachelor degree in social work, psychology, social sciences, education, marketing and communications or equivalent working experience in related field.
  • Certified Career Development Practitioner (CCDP) Designation preferred.
  • Experience facilitating workshops
  • Confident speaker and communicator
  • Experience working in complex teams to complete programs
  • Experience developing, organizing, and implementing programs
  • Experience collecting and entering data
  • Experience working respectfully in multi-cultural communities

Willingness to complete different trainings such as the Psychological Safety training, as required.

The Skills Centre is a living wage employer, practices employment equity and is dedicated to building a workforce that accurately reflects our community and the experiences of our residents. We encourage applications from Indigenous People, Black People, People of Colour, women, people with disabilities, youth, members of the LGBTQ2SIA+ communities, new immigrants, refugees and members of other minorities.

You must be legally entitled to work in Canada, be a good verbal and written communicator with excellent interpersonal skills. You should have experience of working independently as well as in a team, be able to gather reliable information from a variety of sources and able to summarize information for a range of audiences including local governments and employers. Because the Skills Centre works with vulnerable people, the successful applicant will need to provide proof of vaccination against COVID- 19 and be able to complete a criminal record check that gives us no cause for concern.

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At the Skills Centre we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Please send your application to: Closing date is May 26, 2023 at 5 pm.

Apply Now

Contact Information

Related programs and certificates

These programs and certificates may be relevant for you. Contact us to learn more!

View all