Skills Development Coach (Athabasca, AB) – GroundWORKS
Location: Athabasca, Alberta
Part Time/Full Time: Full Time
Hours of Work: 35 hours/ week
Salary Range: $45,000 – $50,000 annually
Start Date: As soon as possible
Deadline for Submission: Open until a suitable candidate is found
EmployAbilities is currently filling 1 temporary full-time position for a 1 year term in Athabasca, AB for an exciting project called GroundWORKS. GroundWORKS assists participants to gain entry level digital skills, pre-employment /life skills including reading, writing, numeracy, problem solving, online & in person communication skills, virtual collaboration/teamwork skills, adaptability, creativity and innovation, all the essential skills based on the Skills for Success nine key subjects. The program is delivered in a hybrid module – ½ day virtual classes 3 days per week and an in-person training session offered once a week for a full day.
- Model and promote the Agency values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, integrityand inclusiveness.
- Conduct initial client needs assessment to determine essential skills, transferable skills as well as skill level with virtual services, technological equipment needs and develop individual Service Plans
- Arrange for loan of laptops and other devices, complete paperwork and provide one to one orientation to the equipment for each client so that they are ready to participate in virtual training.
- Prepare and deliver a variety of group workshops in a virtual environment as well as in-person to provide clients the essential skills needed in today’s world.
- Create, monitor and revise client action plans based on agreed upon activities, schedule and results.
- Meet clients 1-on-1 to assist in identifying barriers, access necessary and appropriate interventions and social supports to realize service plan.
- Maintain in-house and government databases and case management files, client service statistics, and related documentation in a timely manner.
- Degree/Diploma in Social Work, Rehabilitation, Social Sciences, Special Education or sufficient experience in a field related to Rehabilitation, Personnel or Career Development.
Previous experience in intake and assessment, case management, facilitation, and life skills coaching.
Previous experience working with persons with disabilities, barriers to employment or other at-risk populations
Skilled and comfortable with setting up clients with technology and expert at breaking down tasks and procedures to provide clarity using a virtual platform.
Clear criminal record check.
Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, Google platforms and reliable internet.
Required to have a valid class 5 driver’s license and access to a vehicle.
Successful applicants will be required to undergo a criminal record check, including vulnerable sector check.