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Facilitator, Skills & Employment Support

Inclusion NWT
Published
February 24, 2022
Location
Yellowknife,
Category
Job Type
Base Salary
$25.76/hour

Description

The Facilitator delivers Skills Training and Supported Employment services that offer meaningful support and assistance to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities/brain injury as they work toward achieving their employment and skills development potential.  Every effort is made to provide support that reflects the specific needs of each individual and to continuously re-evaluate that support to ensure it is appropriate for each client.

Skills Training and Supported Employment works with each individual to help them maximize their potential to contribute to the economy and community through paid employment, contract services and volunteer opportunities.

Duties

Service areas and job duties include:

Employment Skill Development – providing training on the job, job coaching, and supervision on employer’s job sites based on the individual’s needs to promote community inclusion in the workforce.

Business Services - helping clients learn employment skills with staff support in  paid contract areas such as recycling, paper shredding, poster distribution, yard work, snow shoveling and mail and courier routes.

Social Skill Development - identifying areas of social challenge and working with the individual in modifying, remedying or removing things which get in the way of interacting with others outside of Inclusion NWT and giving them additional tools to communicate with others and cope with changing circumstances.

Literacy Skill Training - Providing avenues for literacy activities such as letter and number recognition, value and monetary skills, vocabulary definitions, word pronunciation and enunciation, verbal and nonverbal communication strategies and American Sign Language communications

Qualifications

The Skills Training and Supported Employment Facilitator requires experience, knowledge and skills ideally achieved through a diploma in a relevant field. This is combined with at least one year of relevant experience. A strong background in serving people with disabilities is highly beneficial. Equivalencies will be considered.

The following certifications are required or preferred:

Valid class 5 driver’s license  (required)

Successful criminal records check   (required)

First Aid/CPR certification   (required)

Non-violent Crisis Intervention Certification (preferred)

To apply, email: ed@inclusionnwt.ca

Company Info

Inclusion NWT is a non-profit organization providing services to individuals with intellectual, developmental and other disabilities and their families, assisting them in living meaningful lives in supportive communities.

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