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Job Title: Training and Development Coach – Bilingual (Ottawa, ON)
Salary Range: $55,098 - $57,042
Who is CCRW: 
Creative. Innovative. Inclusive. Our team of motivated professionals are paving the way to a fully inclusive nation, because we believe that disability should never stand in the way of ambition.  We drive solutions-focused approaches from coast to coast, delivering hands-on programming in local communities and fostering inclusive business partnerships. As leaders influencing policy change from across Canada to the U.N., CCRW employees enjoy diversity and flexibility in their roles. Our welcoming culture recognizes the passion and optimism of our teams, and we know that a healthy work-life balance is key to personal and professional growth.  Join us as we continue to deliver service excellence across Canada. 
The Role 
To assist persons with disabilities to find and retain employment through providing counselling on educational, training and employment opportunities and through marketing the Employment Counselling and Services Program to prospective employers and community organizations. This includes managing an active caseload, using professional casework techniques, and assisting clients in achieving maximum possible independence in job search and job retention. Key Responsibilities: 
  • Interview clients to obtain employment history, educational background and career goals; 
  • Perform general assessment interviews investigating individual employment strengths and barriers; 
  • Assist clients with such matters as job readiness skills, job search strategies, writing resumes, and preparing for job interviews; 
  • Promote employment of job-ready clients to employers and provide support and information on adjustment to the workplace and on appropriate technical aids; 
  • Assist clients with career exploration decisions. This may include the administration and interpretation of tests designed to determine the interests, aptitudes and abilities of clients; 
  • Assist clients in identifying barriers in employment maintenance and to work to overcome these barriers; 
  • Provide support to clients during their search for employment, particularly in dealing with barriers, negative attitudes or rejections, which may be encountered; 
  • Monitor the progress of and maintain support to clients who are participating in training; 
  • Maintain an inventory of potential employers, by class of position and skills required; 
  • Collect labour market information for clients regarding job openings, entry and skill requirements and other occupational information; 
  • Maintain client files, data bases, including statistical and employment interview material; 
  • Prepare regular written staff reports and attend regular staff meetings; 
  • Represent the Council at various committees, workshops and conferences and prepare reports on outcomes; 
  • Participate in marketing the services of the program; 
  • Participate in public relations and promotions program in support of employment for persons with disabilities, especially to employer groups. 
  • Complete statistical and other reports as required by the funding organizations 
Requirements to be considered for this job: 
  • University degree and/or combination of skills in employment counselling or disabilities fields, or any combination of education, training and experience, which is considered equivalent; 
  • Innovative problem solving, organizational, marketing and public relation skills; 
  • Good counselling, communications and interpersonal skills; 
  • Ability to work independently; 
  • Knowledge and understanding of the situation and the needs of people with disabilities; 
  • Knowledge of employment-related programs and services; 
  • Bilingual or proficient in both languages (***preferred***), ASL an asset 
  • 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. Please quote Job#14.23  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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