Position Title Customized Employment Career Coach
Posting Number 02117SA
Grade or Pay Level See Salary Range
Salary Range $29.71 to $32.16 per hour. Salary is based on education and
Position Type Training Group Contract Employment
Posting Type Internal/External
Employment Type Full-Time
Posting Category Training Group
Start Date 04/01/2024
End Date 03/31/2025
Day of the Week Other
This position is 40 hours per week located at the WorkBC Langley and
Aldergrove offices. Working hours are Monday to Friday 8:30am-5:00pm, but will
require occasional evening shifts until 6:30pm and Saturdays 10:00am – 3:00pm.
What Douglas Offers
DO what you love. Be good at it. That's how Douglas College defines a great
career. It's a philosophy that resonates through our classrooms, our offices
and our boardrooms. It inspires our students and drives us to make Douglas
College one of BC's Top Employers. We love what we do. And we're looking for
passionate, motivated people to join us in making one of Canada's best
colleges even better.
The Customized Employment Coach will:
Initiate and build relationships with employers and source work experience
placements and community attachment opportunities for clients;
Support clients in job search activities to secure work experiences,
volunteer positions and paid employment opportunities;
Provide follow up support to clients at the workplace to ensure that
clients maintain sustainable employment.
Identify job opportunities customized to the skills, abilities and
competencies of the client;
Complete Discovery, Employment Profiles and create unpaid work experience
Assess and refer for specialized assessments when needed to facilitate
development of an Action Plan; (including medical assessment reports,
Psychological and Vocational, Learning Disability, Neuropsychological, and
Promote the benefits and employment support services of Langley WorkBC
Employment Services programs to employers in targeted industry sectors,
the local business community, industry associations, and relevant
Manage and respond to formal SDD client referrals and client engagement
reporting using ICM Service Request guide;
Analyze and utilize current local labour market information to source
employment opportunities for participants;
Provide ongoing guidance, and follow up support and assistance to both
employers and clients in volunteer and employment placements;
Monitor client progress, conduct routine follow-up activities (e.g., 4-,
12-, 24 & 52-week follow up), and provide ongoing client support;
Maintain records of participant progress and provide updates through
monthly reports and regular team meetings;
Consistently review client outcomes against performance targets,
contributing strategies to ensure program targets are met;
Initiate, promote, organize and host a wide range of industry/employer
events to enhance participant employment opportunities;
Keep detailed records of all participants/employer and provide statistics
and reports as required;
Participate in regular team meetings, strategic planning and program
review sessions as scheduled;
Work to Training Group's Quality Management System, ISO9001:2015 standard.
To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need
Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education, training,
employment and career counselling, vocational counselling certifications;
Demonstrated experience in:
Assessing complex client needs in specialized areas, such as physical
limitations, developmental disabilities, mobility skills, and cognitive,
social and emotional barriers;
Delivering customized employment, job coaching and job development
Providing a Person with Disabilities support to function productively in
Conducting Disability-related needs assessments and interpreting
Specialized Assessments or clinical assessments;
Working with individuals with complex barriers to Employment and a broad
range of cultural backgrounds;
Identifying Assistive Technology solutions for Persons with Disabilities;
Building partnerships with stakeholders and employers.
Current local labour market knowledge across a range of industry sectors;
Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills;
Proven ability to successfully work within a multi-faceted program, and
meet targets and deadlines;
Ability to adjust to a flexible schedule;
Access to a car and a BC Driver's License is mandatory;
Satisfactory completion of a criminal records check.
Link to Full Position Profile
Douglas College is committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive and equitable
learning and working environment. In support of this journey, we welcome all
people to apply, including people from groups that are experiencing inequity,
including, but not limited, to Indigenous Peoples, racialized or persons of
colour, persons with mental or physical disabilities, persons who identify as
women, and/or persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities
and expressions, and persons of all faith identities, age, marital status, and
Needs a Criminal Records Check Yes
Posting Detail Information
Open Date 02/09/2024
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant
Interested applicants must submit their application and all required documents
online on the Douglas College Career Site www. douglascollegecareers.ca.
Qualified internal applicants shall be given first consideration in filling
the position. All internal applications must be received by date. Please
ensure your resume clearly explains how you meet the required knowledge,
skills and abilities of the position for which you are applying. All
candidates selected for interview will need to bring original certificates and
diplomas of educational credentials noted on their resume.
Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting
https: // www. douglascollegecareers.ca/postings/11845
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
Are you legally eligible to work in Canada?
If you are not a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident, do you currently have a valid Canadian work permit?
If you have a valid Canadian work permit, please indicate expiry date and the type of work permit you hold. (Type N/A if not applicable).
(Open Ended Question)
Are you a current or former Douglas College employee/student?
None of the above
If you are a current/former employee/student, enter your ID number. (Type in N/A if not applicable.)
(Open Ended Question)
Please confirm that you will maintain residency in the Lower Mainland for the duration of your employment.
Yes, I confirm
No, I am not able to meet this requirement
How did you first find out about this employment opportunity?
Douglas College Careers Site
Social Media (Facebook, Instagram)
Professional Association Website
Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICAN)
Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT)
Douglas College CareerHUB
Career Fair or Other Hiring Event
Documents Needed to Apply
References with Contact Information