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Douglas College

Job Developer (Youth)

Full Time
3 days ago
Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Job Developer (Youth) Posting Number 01467SA Location See Work Arrangements Grade or Pay Level - Salary Range TBD Position Type Training Group Contract Employment Posting Type Internal/External Regular/Temporary Contract Employment Type Full-Time Posting Category Training Group Start Date 05/16/2022 End Date 05/15/2023 Day of the Week Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays Shift On occasion some evenings and Saturdays Work Arrangements
This full-time (40 hours per week) position will work out of our Surrey office. Travel is required in the Lower Mainland
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
The Job Developer will liaise with employers and professional associations to obtain work experience opportunities for our youth program participants. The Job Developer is responsible for networking with employers and business associations to locate employment opportunities. They will also assist participants to prepare for and execute job search, provide ongoing job maintenance support and facilitate employment workshops when needed.


    •Assist with program marketing and participant recruitment; •Connect with community organizations who provide referrals, wrap around supports and coordinate guest speaking workshops; •Assist with participant needs assessments •Maintain and build positive Employer relationships; •Coordinate and schedule Employer Partner activities , such as guest speakers , labour market information, mock interviewers and job hiring events; •Assist Participants with job search strategies and preparation for scheduled interviews; •Assist employers with onboarding and the development of training; •Monitor and provide ongoing support during and after completion of program; •Assist participants and employers to resolve issues that may arise during work experience; •Participate in local business and industry meetings (i.e. Chamber of Commerce); •Maintain records of participant progress and provide updates through monthly reports and regular team meetings; •Participate in regular program team meetings, review client outcomes against performance targets, contribute strategies to ensure program targets are met, participate in strategic planning and program review sessions as scheduled; •Provide coverage for team members including facilitation for in class sessions; •Foster positive, productive working relationships and work collaboratively to contribute to a positive work environment based on mutual respect; •Participate in Training Group's Quality Management System (ISO9001:2015); •Participate in Training Group's Job Developer cross-program team.
To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need
    •2+ years Post-Secondary in marketing, sales or related area or combination of suitable work experience and education; •Experience in employment services or marketing considered an asset; •Awareness of the needs of multi-barriered job seekers and survivor's of violence; •Knowledge of current local and regional economic conditions and labour market information; •Demonstrated ability to meet targeted outcomes; •Strong organizational and time management skills; •Able to identify and address client needs; •Strong interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills; •Ability to network with employers, business and industry and through professional associations; •Established broad based employer network an asset; •Proficiency in internet research, Microsoft Office, and social media; •Proven ability to work effectively as a member of an interdisciplinary team with capacity to take initiative and deal with changing priorities; •Access to a vehicle and valid BC Driver's license or reliable alternative transportation; •Satisfactory completion of a vulnerable persons criminal records check. A criminal record will not automatically result in your application for employment being denied.
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Douglas College is committed to being a workplace that is free of discrimination, that values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the communities we serve.
Needs a Criminal Records Check Yes

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 05/04/2022 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.
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