Native Council of Prince Edward Island
The SUCCESS Program Coordinator of the Native Council of PEI will work closely with the program Facilitator to deliver the employment and training program for the off-reserve Indigenous youth on PEI. This position requires excellent conflict resolution and interpersonal skills with attention to confidentiality. The Coordinator is responsible for promoting and delivering the SUCCESS program.
REPORTS TO: The Executive Assistant and ultimately the President and Chief of NCPEI
Carry out the purpose and objectives of the Native Council of PEI
Share in the responsibilities for the day to day operations of the SUCCESS Employment Program equally with the facilitator to ensure that the President and Chief is kept informed of the status of the program.
Plan the program curriculum and in conjunction with the facilitator deliver the materials and program content on an ongoing basis.
Reports on outlining activities, partnerships, labour market research, promotional material developed, and conferences attended.
Promotes the program throughout the community including schools, employment services, training institutions, businesses, and all Aboriginal Representative Organizations
Seeks out partnerships/collaborations with other programs, businesses and institutions.
Submits monthly reports and maintains client tracking/ follow up
Works with clients to aid in the preparation of applications and monitors client progress, provides career counselling and labour market information where necessary.
Ensures that all reporting is being completed in a timely, accurate and accountable manner.
Takes and maintains an accurate record of all minutes from meetings with the SUCCESS Client Selection Committee.
Knowledge of and experience working in the field of Job Search and training
Liaison with Government departments, agencies, and businesses to provide employment and training opportunities
Maintain an open door during work hours and lead positive work habits by example
Ability to demonstrate organizational and computer skills
Develop long/short term objective goals for the program and ensure that they are implemented.
Organize a follow-up client file/plan for participants
Provide cultural healing models such as; Medicine Wheel teachings, Talking Circles, Smudging, and others to ensure that traditional workshops are a part of daily workshops
Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field or Child and Youth Care Diploma with experience.
Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
At least five years experience with the following; Resume development, Job search techniques, career counselling, employment referrals, client assessments
Valid Driver’s License and reliable vehicle
Must provide a Clear Criminal Record Check for the Vulnerable Sector within 60 days.
Please submit your cover letter and resume using the Apply button below.
CLOSING DATE: May 4 2018 at 4 pm
START DATE: May 7 2018
• As per section 16 (a) of the Canadian Human Rights Act: Preference will be given to persons of Aboriginal ancestry