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Permanent, Full Time
Prince George, BC
**Please include a cover letter when applying!
WDCS North Ltd. is seeking applications for the position of Instructor / Facilitator.
The Facilitator will deliver group based workshops and classroom training to unemployed job seekers.
WDCS North provides services to a wide range of job seekers with multiple barriers to employment, including, but not limited to: persons with disabilities, older workers, youth and youth at risk, newcomers to Canada, and individuals in rural and remote communities
Lead and instruct classroom based activities for predominantly adult learners on a wide range of topics
Utilizing existing curriculum, facilitate learning in the areas of employability skills, essential skills, job search skills and workplace literacy
Provide Individual and group employment and personal development coaching and facilitation
Engage learners through a variety of instructional methods, such as role-playing, team exercises, group discussions, and multi-media presentations
Assist with any program or staff incident reviews where requested
Maintain proper program procedures and paperwork; ensuring ethical guidelines, participant protection, privacy protection, risk management and other related policies and procedures are followed
Understand and use program systems and events calendars.
Actively maintain and cultivate community partner and volunteer relationships
Engage in client conferencing with Program staff
The ability to teach basic technology skills considered an asset
Minimum of two years of progressive experience facilitating or leading training sessions for adult learners (e.g., career or employment development, vocational rehabilitation, social work, psychology, sociology, human services, counselling, education, or human resources management) or combination of education and demonstrated experience
Post-secondary education in a related field
Experience providing social support services to people that live with a barrier, disability or other significant life challenge(s), or youth and family work
Willingness to take mandatory Privacy training/professional development
Strong computer skills and proficiency using Microsoft Office applications, Internet search engines, electronic correspondence
Strong interpersonal, cross-cultural communication skills; patience, tact, flexibility, and an ability to build rapport with clients and co-workers
Knowledge of community resources for clients, providing referrals to outside supportive agencies on an ongoing basis as necessary
Current and satisfactory Criminal Record Check
WDCS North welcomes applications from individuals who meet the above noted criteria for responsibilities and requirements.
Note: Applicants with disabilities are encouraged to self-identify as per Section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code. As an equal opportunity Employer, WDCS North strongly encourages the applications of qualified persons with disabilities, individuals from the LGBTQ2S+ community, Indigenous persons, and other members of equity seeking groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
To apply, please forward a cover letter, resume and three references to the attention of:
Laura Heagy – Operations Manager
WDCS North ltd.
100-2666 Queensway St.
Prince George, BC
Applicants may apply in person, via email, or regular mail. No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
WDCS North acknowledges with gratitude all the First Nations on whose traditional and unceded lands we work and provide service; in particular, the Lheidli T’enneh, part of the Dakelh (Carrier) First Nations peoples, on whose lands our office is located
Please submit a resume, cover letter, and three references to be considered for this position.
The deadline for submissions is Friday May 27, 2022 at 5 pm.
WorkForce Development is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. Individuals are hired on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.