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Skills Launch Trainer/Coordinator

July 08, 2024

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Skills Launch Trainer/Coordinator

Job Type: Full-time

Location: Bathurst

The Multicultural Association, Chaleur Region is a non-profit organization that promotes the cultural development of our region and assists in the settlement and integration of our newcomers.

The MACR aims to:

• Facilitate contact and communication between the various ethnic and cultural groups in the region.

• Promote harmonious relations between cultural groups and individuals.

• Provide information and assistance to newcomers to the community.

• To increase public awareness and promote acceptance of multiculturalism.

Nature of work:

The Skills Launch Adult Project is a continued initiative designed to help a defined cohort of newcomers find meaningful employment opportunities in New Brunswick communities. This position is responsible for the coordination and implementation of this project and will provide workshops and work placements for newcomers, as well as appropriate follow-up.

During the course of the contract, the Project Coordinator will be responsible for project and event planning, coordination, and instruction of pre-employment skills to project participants. This is a unique opportunity to contribute to a young and growing organization that is making a meaningful change for immigrants in New Brunswick.

The Project Coordinator will be expected to work closely with NBMC and other immigrant settlement agencies (ISAs) staff as required and needed. The nature and scope of this position is such that a close relationship must be maintained with the Director of Employment Initiatives and Project Lead at the New Brunswick Multicultural Council, as well as with other project team members. Training on delivery of Skills Launch content will be provided by NBMC. This is a hybrid work position with most days working from home with 1 day per week of training in person at the Chaleur Region Multicultural Association office.

Key Responsibilities:

• Local coordination of all training and participant workshops with appropriate partners (PETL, CCNB, St. John Ambulance, etc.)

• Preparation of project materials

• Promotion of the project, including recruitment, screening, and selection of participants

• Participant case management including problem solving, tracking, and recording progress and results

• Instructing participants on pre-employment skills including: resume building, job search skills, interview skills, workplace health and safety, etc.

• Instructing participants on Canadian workplace culture

• Assisting with improvement of English/ or French language skills through reading, writing and numeracy

• Facilitate and work closely with WorkingNB in a CASE Conference model

• Work closely with WorkingNB in securing and monitoring work placements for participants

• Coordinate details and logistics for meetings, which may include note taking and follow up

• Work within the project budget and ensure it is adhered to

• Assist with securing sponsorships, including drafting and managing correspondence with potential sponsors

• Coordination with employer organizations/sector councils and employers

• Preparing monthly reports and quarterly roll-up reports for NBMC

• Preparing the end-of-project report and performing project closeout activities

• Bilingualism is considered a strong asset

• Other duties as required

Qualifications:

• Minimum 2 years relevant experience (project coordination/management)

• Degree in Social Sciences, Business/Administration, Hospitality, and/or recognized Communications/Public Relations-related studies

• Excellent written and verbal communications skills in English required; French an asset

• Strong interpersonal skills, professionalism, and attention to detail are necessary

• Can demonstrate initiative, resourcefulness, and problem-solving skills

• Can work independently and as part of a team

• Flexible, outgoing, and prepared to take on new tasks

• Experience with Microsoft Office

Benefits:

• Competitive salary and benefits package.

• Opportunities for professional development and growth.

• A supportive and inclusive work environment.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume and cover letter outlining their qualifications and experience to info@macr-amrc.ca by July 19th 2024.

You can also drop off your resume at the MACR office located at 325 Main Street, Bathurst, NB E2A 1B1.

Join us in making a difference in the lives of refugees and promoting a diverse and inclusive community in the Chaleur region!

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.


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Welcome to Multicultural Association Chaleur Region Inc., a non-profit organization that plays an important role in welcoming and integrating newcomers. Our team works every day to raise awareness in the Chaleur region community.

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