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Support Worker

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Support Worker

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Employment Status Part Time
Employment Type Fixed Term
Job Summary
Specific Duties
Under the direction of the Regional Principal or designate, and in cooperation with community partners and team members, this position is responsible for developing, planning, implementing, administering, and evaluating various employment programs. The SW will also provide support to a range of students, some who are marginalized with multiple barriers to accessing post-secondary education. The SW will take a collaborative approach for the following tasks:

• Participate in recruitment and assessment;
• Develop employment and self employment initiatives for participants;
• mentor participants to communicate effectively and engage in healthy activities;
• advocate for participants and link them to relevant community agencies and professionals in related fields – health, justice, social services, and education;
• support participants with various aspects of daily living, including positive communication
• liaise with government, private agencies, and employers to assist participants in securing viable employment;
• develop statistical data sheets, training plans and locate and monitor on the job training placements;
• in conjunction with other team members, design and implement intake forms to determine base lines for assessing progress and develop student life/retention strategies; provide individual and small group employment coaching in job readiness, life skills, job maintenance skills as well as other information/activities;
• support efforts towards inclusion into the community;
• write detailed reports on each participant’s progress;
• provide services to the participants in completion of application forms and resumes;
• identify and investigate adult employment and training opportunities;
• report and debrief with the team including the supervisor or designate daily or as necessary;
• respect and maintain confidentiality;
• provide transportation to appointments, if necessary;
• handle a variety of special projects independently, including comprehensive detailed writing assignments;
• Research labour market data and industry standards and requirements;
• locate and maintain an inventory of all supplies, equipment, and materials required for the project;
• be part of a team actively engaged in contributing to and accomplishing the vision, mission, and goals of the College and in supporting the aspirations and needs of our learners and communities;
• promote a positive work atmosphere and communicating in a professional manner that demonstrates mutual respect with students and colleagues; and
• complete other related duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

Skills & Qualifications
• Minimum of one year post-secondary education in a relevant field;
• Three years of relevant experience, experience in trades and/or technologies preferred;
• Experience working with Aboriginal learners and/or communities;
• Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills;
• Proven ability to facilitate collaborative group work;
• Proven experience working with industry/business/community partners in education/training;
• Understanding of disabilities which impede student success;
• Working knowledge of training needs assessment processes and development;
• Working knowledge of labour market research and research processes;
• Working knowledge of industry, business and community resources;
• Excellent skills in problem solving, including the ability to resolve a variety of typical conditions using both analytical skills and the development of new information on the problem situation;
• Proven ability to apply organizational skills and provide guidance to program participants;
• Ability to work both as a team member and independently to meet work schedules and deadlines;
• Ability to motivate participants/students to maintain quality services in a constantly changing environment;
• Proven ability to maintain positive working relationships (internally and externally) and to creatively motivate/persuade program participants;
• Ability to deal with information in a confidential and professional manner;
• Competent computer and other technological skills;
• Understanding of marketing processes;
• Utilization of appropriate computer and other technological resources;
• Valid driver’s license.

Band F
Grade NA
Salary $32.35
Location Fort St. James
CNC Campus Nechako
Province BC
Country Canada
Department Academic
Posting Detail Information

Posting Number 23-073SN
Employee Group Operational
Desired Start Date 08/21/2023
Position end date (if temporary or seasonal) 04/26/2024
Additional Appointment Details
Break: December 18/23 – January 5/24 & February 19 – 23/24
Number of Hours per week 25 - 30
Posting Competition Status Accepting Applications
Number of Positions to fill 1
Open Date 07/10/2023
Screening/Close Date 09/19/2023
Remain Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instruction/Details to Applicant

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Post-Secondary Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • Doctorate
  2. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+
  3. * Are you legally able to work in Canada?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Credentials
  2. Other