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 $22-28/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: • Leads 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 project 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
Post-secondary education or diploma in one of social sciences, education, marketing and communications or equivalent working experience in related field.
Certified Career Development Practitioner (CCDP) Designation preferred.
Expertise in one or more program areas.
Confident speaker and communicator
Experience working in complex teams to complete projects.
Experience organizing, planning and implementing programs
Experience working respectfully in multi-cultural communities.
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 cover letter and resume to: email@example.com Closing date is Wednesday August 12th, 5pm.