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Competition Number ASD-190501-1
Date Posted Wednesday, 05 June 2019
Location Waswanipi
Job Description Core Functions
The Employment Counsellor is responsible for providing employment counselling services to its community, in respect with Apatisiiwin Skills Development Policy to support Eeyou Istchee’s residents with their integration and retention to the Labour Market.
Functional Responsibilities
• Provide individualized employment counselling services using on the Client Service Delivery Model to assess their employability need and clarify their career goal.
• Facilitate client’s integration to the Labour Market.
• Promote and collaborate with local and regional resources to help clients reach their career goal and employment objectives.
• Refer clients to employment or training opportunities.
• Assist recipients and clients with the application process to apply to Apatisiiwin Skills Development programs and services.
• Conduct, when requested, project monitoring and ensure compliance with Apatisiiwin Skills Development policies and procedures, in the respective community.
Interaction/Communication Responsibilities
• Promote local and regional employment opportunities via local medias.
• Co-Facilitate workshops with the Senior Employment Counsellor on work search techniques such as resume writing and on employment counselling.
• Promote and facilitate employment opportunities in the community by developing and maintaining a referral network and providing information to local and regional partners.
• Participate to the development of Regional and local Career Fair and other promotional events.
• Participate on local Committees related to employment and training.
Administrative Responsibilities
• Update Client Database Files with each intervention.
• Participate to the Labour Market Survey.

Requirements Education and Certification
• University certificate in Career Development/Employment Counselling or related field.
• One to three years of relevant experience.
• Fluency in verbal Cree.
• Fluency in English.
• Fluency in French is an asset.
Knowledge and Abilities
• Customer-focused and service-oriented.
• Proven ability to communicate effectively.
• Proven ability to be discreet and maintain confidentiality.
• Good organizational skills and the ability to coordinate multiple projects.
• Good judgment and proven ability to problem-solve.
• Demonstrated ability to take initiative.
Additional Requirements
• Typical office setting where there are no unusual physical demands.
• Willingness to travel occasionally.
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 Career Opportunity: Employment Counsellor
Department: Apatisiiwin Skills Development Location: Waswanipi
Salary Grade 3: (Min. $39,009.00 – Max. $58,514.00) Status: Permanent

Post Expiration Date 2019-06-11
Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: ASD-190501-1 Valerie Mianscum Recruitment Officer Email: Tel.: 819-673-2600
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