Career Opportunities

Employment Facilitator (Winnipeg, MB & Saskatoon, SK)

Job Title: Employment Facilitator
Location: Winnipeg, MB & Saskatoon, SK
Salary Range: $48,616-50, 332
Job Type: Contract; Full-time
All Recruiting Sites: Winnipeg, MB (3); Saskatoon, SK (1)
Salary Range: $48,616-50,332
Contract Term
The Role:
Reporting to a CCRW Program Supervisor, this position holds the unique responsibility to provide and test effective, trauma-informed pre-employment and skills development and wrap-around supports for diversely disabled women-identified job seekers living at the intersections of race/Indigeneity, the LGBTQ2 community, and/prolonged detachment from the labour force, as well as effectively recruit employers and ensure appropriate employment positions for cohorts of women-identified job seekers living with diverse disabilities, in a highly interactive, accessible 18 week program. The Employment Facilitator will work to create individualized plans for one-to-one employment coaching, group skills workshops, and supported self-study opportunities. For each cohort, the first 8 weeks are comprised of Employment Skills Training (EST), followed by a 10-week supported Quality Employment Opportunity (QEO) where participants experience a work opportunity through a local employer and supported in their individual transition to ongoing employment. The Employment Facilitator is able to transition seamlessly from an education, training and support role to a sales/recruitment role and work effectively in a very small team to equitably share responsibilities, updates related to participant case management, and resolve conflict.
The main accountabilities for this position include but are not limited to:
Program Delivery
  • Deliver, as part of a team of two, interactive in-person pre-employment skill building training to women-identified job seekers with disabilities in a motivational, accessible, inclusive, and fun environment.
  • Proactively Job Develop: cold calling, reaching out to local businesses to create opportunities for participants. Note that this requires effective “sales”, persuasiveness, and ability to “close”.
  • Address and support access to accommodations requirements, from workshop to workplace
  • Develop a Site Action Plan once participants have been selected to outline employment goals for each eligible participant and strategies to secure appropriate employers.
  • Conduct regular client review meetings for the purpose of discussing current active participants, their action plans and job search progress.
  • Develop Employment Action Plans with each participant, once they have joined EST, reviewing, and revising accordingly as the participant progresses through EST and QEO.
  • Conduct bi-weekly feedback sessions to review progress, report on established goals, achievements and identify any skills requiring improvement and prepare formal written evaluations upon completion of Work Experience and Successful File Closure.
  • Collect information related to employer engagement before, during and after a participant’s 14-week QEO specifically, employer indicate any change in their level of willingness, confidence and ability related to hiring inclusively, as well as any changes to how they hire and support women with disabilities moving forward.
  • Ensure community collaboration and partnership to ensure an accessible, interactive, and successful transition to employment and to enable employers to engage and increase disability confidence
Administration/Research Support
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly progress reports including monthly client activity statistics and discuss the outcomes and summaries of this documentation with the Supervisor and Manager and develop a Quarterly Action Plan to ensure that stated goals and objectives are focused for each site.
  • Maintain all participant and employer data in CCRW’s Client Management System
  • Support research team by ensuring all surveys are administered
  • Ensure accurate collection and entry of data to track participant progress as per the parameters established by CCRW and Service Canada.
Who are you:
You are an engaging, intuitive, and self-motivated individual able to establish, maintain and enhance relationships with all stakeholders, upholding highest standards of professionalism and integrity. You work effectively in small teams, managing diverse clients in group as well as one-on-one settings, utilizing participatory approaches to training to enhance learning and employment retention. You are ready to take action, jumping in to create new relationships after having met with 3 clients back-to-back. You are organized, dynamic and creatively approach problem-solving, possessing demonstrated experience in social service delivery job development/sales.
Requirements to be considered for this job:
  • Ability to look through a gendered lens with understanding of the diverse experiences of disability in Indigenous women.
  • Provide unique and specialized approaches to service delivery to ensure the maximum impact for women-identified Indigenous participants in partnership with local organizations and community agents
  • Proven ability to deliver interactive skills-building workshops - ideally to women-identified with disabilities, living at intersections of race/Indigeneity, LGBTQ2 and/or prolonged detachment from the labour force
  • Demonstrated experience in direct sales, job development or other related skills, ideally in high volume environments
  • High achievement orientation to meet and exceed targets
  • Post-secondary Degree or Diploma in employment counselling, social services, education, communications or equivalent combination of experience and education
  • Demonstrated knowledge in disability accommodation
  • Experience working with a wide variety of individuals from a cross-disability perspective
  • Experienced with motivational interviewing techniques
  • Organized and comfortable with office administration, experience using MS Office Suite.
  • Access to reliable transportation and high-speed internet at home
  • All CCRW staff are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of hire in accordance with CCRW’s Vaccination Policy
  • A satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC) is required
Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and current resume in one document with the site/ location you would like to be considered for to careers@ccrw.org. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. CCRW embraces and celebrates our country’s unique multicultural heritage and diversity. CCRW is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a culture of inclusiveness and diversity reflecting our diverse stakeholders, staff and community alike. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices. Should you require accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs. 

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