Employment Opportunities

Workshop Facilitator

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Working for the Salvation Army has many benefits


For more than 130 years, The Salvation Army has had the privilege of serving vulnerable people in communities across Canada. Last year, we helped over 1.8 million people. The Salvation Army not only provides the necessities of life such as food, clothing and shelter, but our programs address needs such as language barriers, loneliness, unemployment and family challenges. Our services continually adapt to meet emerging needs.

Workshop Facilitator

  • Unit: The Salvation Army Barbara Mitchell Family Resource Centre
  • Location: Winnipeg, Canada
  • Date Posted: Sep, 19
  • Category: Prairie
  • Job Type: Part-time (Contract)
  • Closing Date: September 26, 2017
  • Salary:
  • Competition #:
  • Apply
    Interested Applicants must respond in writing to:
  • Marjorie Kelly, LEEP Supervisor E-mail: marjorie_kelly@can.salvationarmy.org

We thank and acknowledge all applicants and will pro-actively contact those selected for interviews.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:
*Planning, developing and facilitating Employment Workshops for immigrants and refugees.
*Facilitating employment workshops at community partner locations and at The Barbara Mitchell Family
Resource Centre.
*Contacting community organizations via phone, email and/or in person to introduce workshops and schedule facilitation days.
*Building social networks through trusting and respectful relationships.
*Evaluating workshops and conducting participant follow ups to assess workshop impact.
*Working in harmony with policies of The Salvation Army, the employees and the programs.
*Providing individual job coaching when needed referring participants to community agencies/resources as necessary
*Maintaining workshop information including participant information, evaluations and outcomes in a professional and confidential manner.
*Submitting regular progress reports to Supervisor.
*Other duties as assisgned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

*Completion of post-secondary education or equivalent experience.
*Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
*Client centered with excellent interpersonal skills.
*Knowledge of plain language, adult literacy and English as an Additional Language, issues.
*Experience planning and delivering training and providing support in a cross cultural setting.
*Experience in facilitation of resume development, job search and interviews.
*Minimum one year prior related work experience.
*Ability to speak a language in addition to English is an asset.

The successful candidate must hold/have:
*Valid Driver’s license and access to a vehicle
*Criminal Police Investigation check
*Child Abuse Registry check
*Current Certification in First Aid/ CPR

SALARY/GRADE: $16.31 – $24.46 / Grade 9 (Position funded at $18.49)
Hours: 22.5 hrs/wk
Term Position to March 31,2018

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted. PLEASE NO PHONE CALLS

The Salvation Army exists to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world. Each position contributes to the mission of The Salvation Army.