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Douglas College

Career Coach- Customized

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Position Title Career Coach- Customized Posting Number 02225SA Location Langley Grade or Pay Level See Salary Range Salary Range $63,024-$68,224 (Initial placement salary range). Salary is based on education, professional certification and experience. Position Type Training Group Contract Employment Posting Type Internal/External Regular/Temporary Regular and Contract Employment Type Full-Time Posting Category Training Group Start Date 07/01/2024 End Date 06/30/2025 Day of the Week Other Shift See Work Arrangements. Work Arrangements
This position is 40 hours per week located at the WorkBC Langley offices. Working hours are Monday to Friday 9:00am-5:00pm, but will require occasional evening shifts until 6:30pm (Wednesdays and Thursdays) and occasional Saturdays from 10:00am - 3:00pm.
What Douglas Offers
DO what you love. Be good at it. That's how Douglas College defines a great career. It's a philosophy that resonates through our classrooms, our offices and our boardrooms. It inspires our students and drives us to make Douglas College one of BC's Top Employers. We love what we do. And we're looking for passionate, motivated people to join us in making one of Canada's best colleges even better.
The Role
The Customized Employment Coach will:

    •Initiate and build relationships with employers and source work experience placements and community attachment opportunities for clients;
    •Support clients in job search activities to secure work experiences, volunteer positions and paid employment opportunities;
    •Provide follow up support to clients at the workplace to ensure that clients maintain sustainable employment.


    •Identify job opportunities customized to the skills, abilities and competencies of the client;
    •Assess and refer for specialized assessments when needed to facilitate development of an Action Plan (including medical assessment reports, Psychological and Vocational, Learning Disability, Neuropsychological, and Functional Capacity);
    •Promote the benefits and employment support services of Langley WorkBC Employment Services programs to employers in targeted industry sectors, the local business community, industry associations, and relevant community agencies;
    •Analyze and utilize current local labour market information to source employment opportunities for participants;
    •Provide ongoing guidance, and follow up support and assistance to both employers and clients in volunteer and employment placements;
    •Maintain records of participant progress and provide updates through monthly reports and regular team meetings;
    •Initiate, promote, organize and host a wide range of industry/employer events to enhance participant employment opportunities.
To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need

    •Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education, training, employment and career counselling, vocational counselling experience;

Demonstrated experience in:

    •Providing a Person with Disabilities support to function productively in Employment;
    •Working with individuals with complex barriers to Employment and a broad range of cultural backgrounds;
    •Identifying Assistive Technology solutions for Persons with Disabilities;
    •Building partnerships with stakeholders and employers.
Link to Full Position Profile Equity Statement
Douglas College is committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive and equitable learning and working environment. In support of this journey, we welcome all people to apply, including people from groups that are experiencing inequity, including, but not limited, to Indigenous Peoples, racialized or persons of colour, persons with mental or physical disabilities, persons who identify as women, and/or persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, and persons of all faith identities, age, marital status, and parental status.
Needs a Criminal Records Check Yes

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 06/24/2024 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant
Interested applicants must submit their application and all required documents online on the Douglas College Career Site . Please ensure your resume clearly explains how you meet the required knowledge, skills and abilities of the position for which you are applying.
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About Douglas College

Douglas College is one of the largest colleges in British Columbia, offering a variety of bachelor's degrees, diplomas, university transfer options, career training programs and much more. We have campuses in New Westminster and Coquitlam as well as a training centre in Surrey and are home to more than 14,000 credit students each year as well as an additional 20,000 who take non-credit programs. If you want to do what you love and be good at it, Douglas College is the place for you.



Company Size

1001-5000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-08

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