Facilitator/Career Coach

Douglas College
September 30, 2024
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
Working address:N/A
Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Facilitator/Career Coach

Posting Number 02000SA Location See Work Arrangements Grade or Pay Level - Salary Range - Position Type Training Group Contract Employment Posting Type Internal/External Regular/Temporary Contract Employment Type Full-Time Posting Category Training Group Start Date 10/02/2023 End Date 09/30/2024 Day of the Week Mondays to Fridays Shift N/A Work Arrangements

This position operates out of Douglas College Coquitlam campus, however some travel to other Douglas College locations may be necessary sometimes.

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 Role

This position is pending funding. The Career Coach facilitates the in-class component of the program and provides career coaching for the Encore Careers program which support clients aged 55+ who are seeking to re-enter the labour market or change careers.


  • Assist with program marketing and participant recruitment;
  • Conduct individual needs assessments/screening to determine eligibility for program and job readiness
  • Facilitate 6 week in class sessions to assist clients with
  • Collaborate with program team to create a calendar of events and activities, including organizing field trips and guest speakers;
  • Provide team coverage assisting with Job Development and Placement when required
  • Contribute to continuous improvement model reviewing program design, soliciting feedback from participants and stakeholders and making recommendations to ensure program outcomes;
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with colleagues, program participants, community service providers and employers.
  • To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need

  • Knowledge of the needs of workers aged 55+ in relation to the current labour market;
  • Knowledge of Canadian workplace practices, community employment related resources and current labour market knowledge across a range of industry sectors;
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate dynamic, employment focused workshops and meet targeted outcomes.
  • CCDP preferred
  • Link to Full Position Profile https: // www. douglascollegecareers.ca/postings/11282 Equity Statement

    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 parental status.

    Needs a Criminal Records Check No

    Posting Detail Information

    Open Date 09/06/2023

    Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

    Interested applicants must submit their application and all required documents online. Please ensure your resume clearly explains how you meet the required knowledge, skills and abilities of the position for which you are applying.

    Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting https: // www. douglascollegecareers.ca/postings/11282

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • How did you first find out about this employment opportunity?
  • Douglas College Careers Site
  • LinkedIn
  • Indeed
  • Social Media (Facebook, Instagram)
  • Personal Referral
  • Agency Referral
  • Professional Association Website
  • Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICAN)
  • Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT)
  • Douglas College CareerHUB
  • Career Fair or Other Hiring Event
  • Other
  • Glassdoor
  • 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
  • Are you legally eligible to work in Canada?
  • Yes
  • No
  • If you are not a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident, do you currently have a valid Canadian work permit?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Not Applicable
  • 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?
  • Current employee
  • Former employee
  • Current student
  • Former 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)

    Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Optional Documents

  • References with Contact Information
  • From this employer

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