Careers with MYS

Youth Employment & Development Case Manager, SKILLS4LIFE

Application deadline: 13-08-2020

Full Time/Term, varied shifts (3 year Term with an anticipated end date of September 2023)

SUMMARY: The Youth Employment & Development Case Manager will tailor services and supports to assist youth participants facing barriers to employment, develop skills and gain the confidence and experience they need to successfully transition to the workforce. This position is responsible for providing pre-employment training opportunities designed to meet participants’ unique needs and enhance their employability.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: of the Employment & Development Case Manager include, but are not limited to:
• Interview applicants to assess suitability for program
• Intake all new participants utilizing assessment and screening tools to identify strengths and needs
• Assessing participants initially and collaborate with participant to develop individualized Personal Development Plan (PDP) including goals to boost workplace literacy
• Ensure mental health and cultural needs are met by facilitating referrals to enhanced support services
• Review PDPs weekly with participants
• Assist participants to explore various career options that meet their needs
• Meet weekly with participants to provide progress report
• Support and assist participants with any issues that arise
• Develop and review/update program employability curriculum
• Schedule guest speakers and external workshops 
• Schedule weekly electives and workshops for participants 
• Coordinate employment placements for all participants
• Provide financial oversight for payment to participants
• Deliver/facilitate trainings/workshops that are focused on enhancing workplace literacy and skill development 
• Develop positive relationships with community partners and work placements

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Post-Secondary degree in Education or Human Services field;
• Two Years’ Experience in curriculum development and delivery, or in employment counselling or job coach role
• Two Years’ Experience working with Youth
• Demonstrates effective Leadership Attributes
• Knowledge of adult learning principals and learning styles
• Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the potential challenges faced by youth in care
• Knowledge of Indigenous customs, traditions, and beliefs will be considered an asset
• Understanding and appreciation of impact of our history related to colonization and outcomes from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission including Calls to Action
• Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
• Demonstrated proficiency working with Microsoft Office at an Intermediate level
• Valid Driver’s license & vehicle with all-purpose, and required third party liability limit
• Satisfactory Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search, a clear Child Abuse Registry with acceptable Prior Contact checks and a  clear Adult Abuse Registry check, all done within the last 3 months
• Applicable certifications (i.e., First Aid, CPR Level C, ASIST, NVCI, Mental Health First Aide & Safe Talk, etc)

SALARY RANGE: Depending on qualifications per annum.                  

Please forward a cover letter and resume quoting the competition number prior to 
Thursday, August 13, 2020 to careers@mys.mb.ca

MYS is an equal opportunity employer, Indigenous people, women, visible minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. MYS is committed to developing and retaining a diverse workforce. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.For further information about our other employment and volunteer opportunities please visit our website www.mys.ca.
 

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