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JOB COACH PDF Print E-mail
Competition Number CHRD-180602-1
Date Posted Tuesday, 12 June 2018
Job Description CORE FUNCTIONS
Under the general direction of the Director of Cree Human Resources Development (CHRD) and immediate supervision of the Project Coordinator of the “Cree Employability Skills Development Partnership (CESDP)” project, the Job Coach is responsible for ensuring that CESDP participants’ needs are met in order to succeed in training as well as secure and maintain long-term sustainable employment. In addition the incumbent will work closely with Sabtuan Adult Education DVS and socio-vocational integration program teams in delivering Essential Skills assessments and Essential Skills and Work Readiness instruction to training program cohorts and in providing ongoing support, as required, to Cree workers employed with CESDP partners.
Analytical/ Reporting Responsibilities
• Administer Essential Skills assessments to selected program participants
• Compile and analyze data for the Cree Employability Skills Development Partnership (CESDP) project

Planning and Coordinating Responsibilities
• Assist in developing and delivering pre-program Essential Skills and Life-Skills/Work Readiness training
• Ensure workshop handouts and other materials are available and ready for use
• Provide prompt feedback and responses to all questions, comments, and submitted assignments from workshop learners
• Collaborate with Sabtuan team, develop and deliver workshops on applying for employment, interview and workforce entry skills

Interaction and Communication Responsibilities
• Make regular training program visits to monitor, support and work with ‘at risk’ students
• Make regular visits to CESDP partner workplaces in order to get feedback from employers/trainers on individual worker needs or concerns and to report on training/employment progress
• Provide direct feedback to learners and other program staff regarding their progress and participation in workshops
• Maintain consistent and regular follow up with placed participants to provide support and ensure successful placement outcomes with the original or new employer

Administrative Responsibilities
• Maintain and update employer database and tracking system
• Perform other related tasks as requested by the Project Coordinator of the Cree Employability Skills Development Partnership (CESDP)

Requirements Education and Certification
• University degree, preferably in Education or related field
• Certificate in Adult Education

• One to three years of work experience as a teacher in classroom setting or with adults in basic skills upgrading programs
• Strong understanding of Essential Skills
• Some familiarity with local and regional Cree employers
• Work experience with aboriginal learners or in aboriginal communities

• Fluency in written and spoken English
• Fluency in Cree and French is an asset

Skills and Abilities
• Good communication and interpersonal skills
• Organized with and ability to meet deadlines
• Self-motivated and able to work under minimal supervision
• Good judgment and problem solving skills
• Ability to inspire and motivate
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office

Additional Requirements
• Typical office setting where there are no unusual physical demands
• Must have a Class 5 Driver’s License
• Willingness to travel frequently

The Cree Nation Government may, at its discretion, waive any or all of the aforementioned requirements if a suitable candidate who is a JBNQA beneficiary accepts to follow a training plan determined by the Cree Nation Government as a condition of employment.

Terms TITLE: Job Coach
DEPARTMENT: Cree Human Resources Development
STATUS: Temporary – Special Agreement
LOCATION: To be Determined

Post Expiration Date 2018-06-18
Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: CHRD-180602-1 Valerie Mianscum Recruitment Officer Tel: 819-673-2600
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