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  • Cree Employment Officer
    Washaw Sibi Eeyou, Route 111 Ouest, Amos
    Departement:
    Cree Human Resources Development
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    (Min. $39,009.00 – Max. $58,514.00)
    Core Functions

    The Cree Employment Officer provides employment counselling services to its community, in respect with all CHRD Policy to support Eeyou-Istchee’s residents with their integration and retention to the Labour Market.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities:

     Assess client needs, obtain information and identity appropriate measures.
     Provide individualized employment counselling services using on the Client Service Delivery Model to assess their employability need and clarify their career goal.
     Facilitate client’s integration to the Labour Market.
     Promote and collaborate with local and regional resources to help clients reach their career goal and employment objectives.

     Participate to the Labour Market Survey by collecting the information and keep the information updated in the database.
     Refer clients to employment or training opportunities.
     Explain benefits, programs and services to potential recipients. Stay up-to date on information related to federal and provincial services.
     Assist recipients and clients with the application process to apply to CHRD programs and services.
     Conduct, when requested, project monitoring and ensure compliance with CHRD policies and procedures, in the respective community.
     Promote local and regional employment opportunities via Local Medias.
     Co-Facilitate workshops on work search techniques such as resume writing and on employment counselling, in their respective community.
     Promote and facilitate employment opportunities in the community by developing and maintaining a referral network and providing information to local and regional partners (Cree School Board, Health Board, local employers, etc.).
     Participate to the development of Regional and local Career Fair and other promotional events.
     On an ongoing basis, Employment Counsellors must visit local schools, Band Council, Youth Council and other entities to promote awareness of CHRD’s programs and services.
     Participate on local Committees related to employment and training.
     Keep individual client’s files up to date. Collect all relevant information on client’s professional and educational background.
     Daily input and maintain data on employment and training in the Cree Nation Government Information system (CNGIS)

    Qualifications

    Education
     College Diploma in Administration or related field.
     University Certificate in Career Development/Employment Counselling is an asset.

    Experience
     One to three years of relevant work experience.

    Language
     Written knowledge of English.
     Fluency in Cree and English.
     Fluency in French is an asset.

    Knowledge and Abilities
     Customer focused and service oriented.
     Proven ability to communicate effectively.
     Proven ability to be discreet and maintain confidentiality.
     Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
     Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task.
     Strong judgment and proven ability to problem solve.
     Demonstrated ability to take initiative.
     Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and to adapt to a changing environment.
     Working knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office products.

    The Cree Nation Government may, at its discretion, waive any or all of the aforementioned requirements if a suitable candidate who is a JBNQA beneficiary accepts to follow a training plan determined by the Cree Nation Government as a condition of employment.

    Application

    Your application must be sent by email or fax with the competition number: CHRD-181007-1

    Application Period
    From October 16, 2018 to October 31, 2018

    Application
    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: CHRD-181007-1
    Valerie Mianscum
    Recruitment Officer
    Email: hr@cngov.ca
    Tel.: 819-673-2600

    PDF Download 

    You can download a copy of the PDF document here 

  • Cree Employment Officer
    Waswanipi
    Departement:
    Cree Human Resources Development
    Status:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    (Min. $39,009.00 – Max. $58,514.00)
    Core Functions

    The Cree Employment Officer provides employment counselling services to its community, in respect with all CHRD Policy to support Eeyou-Istchee’s residents with their integration and retention to the Labour Market.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities:

     Assess client needs, obtain information and identity appropriate measures.
     Provide individualized employment counselling services using on the Client Service Delivery Model to assess their employability need and clarify their career goal.
     Facilitate client’s integration to the Labour Market.
     Promote and collaborate with local and regional resources to help clients reach their career goal and employment objectives.
     Refer clients to employment or training opportunities.
     Explain benefits, programs and services to potential recipients. Stay up-to date on information related to federal and provincial services.
     Assist recipients and clients with the application process to apply to CHRD programs and services.
     Conduct, when requested, project monitoring and ensure compliance with CHRD policies and procedures, in the respective community.
     Promote local and regional employment opportunities via Local Medias.
     Co-Facilitate workshops on work search techniques such as resume writing and on employment counselling, in their respective community.
     Promote and facilitate employment opportunities in the community by developing and maintaining a referral network and providing information to local and regional partners (Cree School Board, Health Board, local employers, etc.).
     Participate to the development of Regional and local Career Fair and other promotional events.
     On an ongoing basis, Employment Counsellors must visit local schools, Band Council, Youth Council and other entities to promote awareness of CHRD’s programs and services.
     Participate on local Committees related to employment and training.
     Keep individual client’s files up to date. Collect all relevant information on client’s professional and educational background.
     Daily input and maintain data on employment and training in the Cree Nation Government Information system (CNGIS)

     Participate to the Labour Market Survey by collecting the information and keep the information updated in the database.

    Qualifications

    Education
     College Diploma in Administration or related field.
     University Certificate in Career Development/Employment Counselling is an asset.

    Experience
     One to three years of relevant work experience.

    Language
     Written knowledge of English.
     Fluency in Cree and English.
     Fluency in French is an asset.

    Knowledge and Abilities
     Customer focused and service oriented.
     Proven ability to communicate effectively.
     Proven ability to be discreet and maintain confidentiality.
     Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
     Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task.
     Strong judgment and proven ability to problem solve.
     Demonstrated ability to take initiative.
     Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and to adapt to a changing environment.
     Working knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office products.

    The Cree Nation Government may, at its discretion, waive any or all of the aforementioned requirements if a suitable candidate who is a JBNQA beneficiary accepts to follow a training plan determined by the Cree Nation Government as a condition of employment.

    Application

    Your application must be sent by email or fax with the competition number: CHRD-181006-1

    Application Period
    From October 16, 2018 to October 31, 2018

    Application
    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: CHRD-181006-1
    Valerie Mianscum
    Recruitment Officer
    Email: hr@cngov.ca
    Tel.: 819-673-2600

    PDF 

    You can download a PDF version of the job posting here

  • Regional Special Needs Advisor
    Departement:
    Child and Family Services
    Status:
    Contract
    Salary:
    (Min. $46,031.00 – Max. $69,047.00)
    Core Functions

    The Regional Special Needs Advisor is responsible for providing professional support and advice to the Childcare and Special Needs Educators working with special needs children in the Cree communities.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities:
     Keep up-to-date case files on each special needs child receiving services through the Childcare operations including diagnosis, intervention plans, designated resource professionals and other relevant information.
     Assist in finding and/or developing learning activities specific to each special needs child with the Educators.
     Assist Special Needs Educators and parents in detecting children with special needs using screening procedures.
     Provide continued assistance and support to Special Needs Educators and parents by ensuring regular visits and weekly telephone communications.
     Request and obtain intervention in cases from Cree Health Board professionals including diagnostic reports and intervention plans for children with special needs, in collaboration with the Directors of Childcare Centres.
     Provide support for children’s and families’ during the process of referral to local and regional health and educational professionals and services.
     Ensure confidentiality of information collected, and oversee the sharing of information as per established protocols.
     Participate in all appropriate training sessions and meetings as budgets permit.

    Interaction/ Communication Responsibilities:

     Participate in developing and facilitating community prevention/promotion programs and campaigns on issues such as FASD, addictions, smoking, etc.
     Encourage networking and communications with other resources involved with the child, such as the Clinic, Head Start Educator and Teachers in order to harmonize intervention approaches regarding the child.
     Organize training programs and regular conference calls for Special Needs Educators.

    Administrative Responsibilities:
     Coordinate the purchase of specialized equipment on behalf of Child and Family Services Centres.
     Support the Special Needs Educators in maintaining professional children’s files, with particular attention to Ministry forms and reports required to obtain grants for children with disabilities.

    Other Responsibilities:
     Maintain up-to-date knowledge and skills in area(s) of responsibility.
     Perform other duties as required.

    Qualifications

    Education
     College Diploma in Special Needs Education or in a related field is an asset.

    Experience
     Three to five years of relevant work experience.

    Language
     Fluency in English.
     Fluency in Verbal Cree.
     French is an asset.

    Knowledge and Abilities
     Customer focused and service oriented.
     Proven ability to communicate effectively.
     Proven ability to be discreet and maintain confidentiality.
     Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
     Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task.
     Strong judgment and proven ability to problem solve.
     Demonstrated ability to take initiative.
     Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and to adapt to a changing environment.
     Working knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office products.

    Additional Requirements
     Typical office setting with no unusual physical demands.
     Willingness to work irregular hours.
     Willingness to travel extensively.
     Must agree to undergo a background check.

    Application

    Your application must be sent by email or fax with the competition number: CFS-181002-1

    The Cree Nation Government may, at its discretion, waive any or all of the aforementioned requirements if a suitable candidate who is a JBNQA beneficiary accepts to follow a training plan determined by the Cree Nation Government as a condition of employment.

    Application Period
    From October 16, 2018 to October 31, 2018

    Application
    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: CFS-181002-1
    Valerie Mianscum
    Recruitment Officer
    Email: hr@cngov.ca
    Tel.: 819-673-2600

    PDF 

    You can download a PDF Version of the Document Here

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