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Career Practitioner


Location: Truro, Nova Scotia

Contract/Full Time: Career Practitioner

“Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.” - Theodore Roosevelt

CareerworksNova is a non-profit Career Nova Scotia Centre that has been providing employment services in Truro and surrounding areas for over 15 years. Our mission is to empower our diverse community and its members by enhancing career development, personal growth and employment opportunities. We service all persons in Truro and surrounding areas who face challenges in finding work and are dealing with career or job transition and change.

If you feel you can contribute to our organization with your experience and through your positivity, innovation and team spirit then we encourage you to apply to be one of our Career Practitioners.

Here is a snapshot of the job description:

  • Needs Assessments: Identify employment history, education and career goals

  • Assist individuals with job search and career decision making

  • Develop and manage action plans with all case managed clients

  • Stay current with labour market and career trends

  • Work collaboratively with Job Developer through client referral

  • Document client information in database and provide monthly reports

Here are the qualifications we are seeking:

  • Post secondary education in a relevant field (i.e.: human services, education)

  • Experience with non profits, and/or client based programs and services

  • Strong computer skills and proficiency in; Office - Excel, Word, Outlook

  • Experience working within an employment services environment an asset

  • Experience working in client or customer service capacity a must

  • Excellent administrative and organizational skills

  • High level of confidentiality and professionalism

  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills

Please submit via email a résumé, with cover letter, closing date October 12, 2015

Attn: Janet Davison, Executive Director - janet@cwnova.ca

To learn more about us visit www.careerworksnova.ca

*only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted

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