Title:                                      Career Development Practitioner Program Coordinator
Location:                             Líl̓wat Nation, Mount Currie, B.C.
Status:                                  Full Time Permanent
Wage/Salary:                   Dependent on Experience
Closing Date:                    June 23, 2020


Under the direction of the Manager and in accordance to the Indigenous Skills Employment and Training (ISET) program, the Career Development Practitioner (CDP) Program Coordinator provides all aspects of case management services to clients with varying levels of labour market attachment and/or barriers to employment.

The CDP Program Coordinator assesses client eligibility, develops an individualized service plan, and monitors and coordinates employment. The CDP will facilitate group workshops and will encourage client participation. The CDP Program Coordinator provides overall program coordination and technical assistance to funded special programs in delivering training and employment opportunities to individual clients and proponents for the geographical catchment area of the Nation ISET.

Key Experience and deliverables: 

  • Experience working in case management, employment counseling with an emphasis on multi-barrier clients.
  • Completion of Practicum component of the Career Development Practitioner Program.
  • Knowledge and/or experience working with persons who have barriers to employment; knowledge of local resources, services and the local labour market.
  • Understanding of informal and formal assessments used in the career planning process.
  • Assist with coordination of Lilwat at workshops/events/training modules, and community information sessions as directed.
  • Assist in the development of new strategies and approaches for organizational partnering, training and employment opportunities
  • Assist, when required, in conducting work-site visits to monitor and support the participant and maintain good communications with work site supervisors and employer partners.
  • Assist in the preparation of purchase orders for supplies, safety equipment and tools, uniforms and training/work required equipment and clothing.
  • Monitor ISET and funded community contracts in Lilwat at including program budgeting and data entry
  • Ability to motivate individuals to make their own decisions.
  • Able to work with diverse groups.
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision, as well as in a team.
  • Takes initiative.
  • Ability to assist clients with a diverse range of needs including referrals to community resources and financial/living supports.

Key Qualifications and Education: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline or an equivalent combination of education, experience, and/or Career Development Practitioner Diploma. CCDP, RCSS or RRP designation or eligible for one of these designations.
  • ISET catchment area First Nation Communities culture, and working knowledge of First Nations economic, social, and political issues.
  • Knowledge and understanding of ISET programming and Service Canada’s operations, program delivery/services, and programs, policies and procedures.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills, computer skills: MS Word, MS Excel and organizational and multi-tasking abilities.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality guidelines of all records, materials and communications concerning clients, staff and Nation,
  • Strong comprehension of all Microsoft Office programs, database systems and basic admin tasks.
  • Valid BC Driver’s License.
  • Successful Criminal Record Check, Vulnerable Sector

Please submit a cover letter and your resume no later than 4:30 p.m. on June 23rd, 2020 to:
Catherine Pascal, Employment and Training Manager
via email: Catherine.Pascal@lilwat.ca or in person at the
Tśzil Learning Centre, Mt. Currie, BC