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Posting Number: 10830
Area: City of Peterborough
Posting Agency: Employment Planning & Counselling Peterborough
Application Method: Please email your cover letter and resume to quoting the job title "Youth Employment Counsellor". Please mention you saw this posting on

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Submit Application By: 02-Mar-2018
Employer: Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough
Contact Information:
418 Sheridan Street
Peterborough ON
Phone: 705-748-9110
Job Type: Social services workers, paralegals and occupations in education and religion
Student Job: No
Job Title: Youth Employment Counsellor
Job Description: This position provides life skills, employment counselling and career exploration through group facilitation as well as in a one-to-one setting to at-risk youth between the ages of 15-29. Program Participants: responsible for intake and assessment, recruiting appropriate participants for the program, provide employment counselling, including resume preparation, interview techniques and general job search strategies, provide one-on-one and group counselling to participants relative to enhancing employability and general life skills to support self growth, self awareness, confidence and appropriate work skills, assist participants to connect with other community services relative to their life issues, provide support and job maintenance strategies to participants while on placement, facilitate group activities, develop and maintain positive relationships with program participants providing mentorship and advocacy, effectively deal with participant concerns and unexpected situations.
Number of Positions: 1
Hours per Week: 35.0
Pay Rate: $ 23.00 - $ 24.84 Hourly
Days/Hours of Work: Monday to Friday, 8:45 am to 4:45 pm.
Education Required: College Diploma
Start Date: 13-Feb-2018
Additional Information: Job is: Permanent Full Time
References Required: Yes
Void Cheque Required: Yes
Uniform: No
Job / Location is Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Insurance Type: WSIB
Qualifications: Relevant post secondary degree or diploma in social services, employment counselling or social sciences, minimum of 1 year experience working with youth with barriers in a counselling role, proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite as well as the ability to learn customized database software, must have experience in group facilitation, excellent communication skills and the ability to effectively handle unforeseen situations as they arise.
Status: Active