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Douglas College

Career Coach

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Position Title Career Coach Posting Number 02231SA Location Langley Grade or Pay Level See Salary Range Salary Range $30.30-$32.80 per hour. Salary is based on education and experience. Position Type Training Group Contract Employment Posting Type Internal/External Regular/Temporary Contract Employment Type Full-Time Posting Category Training Group Start Date 07/16/2024 End Date 07/15/2025 Day of the Week Saturdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays Shift N/A Work Arrangements
Located at the Langley WorkBC offices this is a full-time position, 40 hrs per week, which will include, on occasion, Wednesdays and Thursdays evenings until 6:30pm and the occasional Saturday from 10:00am to 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
Representing Douglas College at the Langley WorkBC Centres, the Career Coach will support clients in achieving and maintaining sustainable labour market attachments. They will serve general clients but also specialize in serving clients in receipt of Employment Insurance (EI).


    •Conduct Client Needs Assessment ( CNA ) in accordance with Work BC guidelines for case management;
    •Determine employment readiness and need for case managed services;
    •Determine eligibility for financial supports and services;
    •Create realistic return to work action plan that identifies activities and goals that support the Clients in reaching their employment goal;
    •Assist clients through one to one coaching with resume writing, job search techniques, labour market information, career planning materials, assessment tools, workshops and other relevant resources;
    •Maintain contact with the Client to support, motivate, and monitor the Client's progress; and
    •Review monthly Key Performance Measures ( KPM ) and Centre Targets with the Centre Manager to ensure that you are providing the right services at the right time for Clients.

Additional Duties:

    •Participate in weekly team meetings, strategic planning sessions and performance management reviews;
    •On occasion the Career Coach will be required to perform Resource Area Assistance including reception;
    •Work to Training Group's Quality Management System, ISO9001:2015 standard; and
    •Miscellaneous as required.
To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need

    •Post-Secondary degree, or equivalent level of knowledge and experience in employment services related field;
    •A Certified Career Development Practitioner ( CCDP ) Certification an asset;
    •Ability to exhibit respect for clients, client diversity, and community partners;
    •Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills;
    •Excellent computer skills: MS Office Suite, database entry and the use of online-demand meeting applications and desk-top sharing;
    •Knowledge of local labour market and labour market trends;
    •Knowledge and awareness of WorkBC systems, processes and financial model an asset

Experience in the following considered an asset:

    •Providing excellent customer service while delivering in person and virtual services;
    •Conducting & interpreting client needs assessments;
    •Working with individuals with complex barriers and a wide range of cultural backgrounds;
Preferred Certifications:

    •Career Development Practitioner;
    • MBTI certificate;
    •Personality Dimensions;
    •Job Club Leader.
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 07/02/2024 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant
Interested applicants must submit their application and all required documents online. 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 2024-09-16

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