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REDI Enterprises

REDI Enterprises

Personal Care and Services Non-Profit and Social Services Employment Agencies

Outreach Counsellor, Employment (Summer Student)

REDI Enterprises Society is committed to offer students the opportunity to gain valuable and meaningful work experience that will contribute to the future employability of the student. Prospects for advancement exist within the organization as we offer outstanding opportunities for professional development and future employment in an accredited agency.


The Outreach Counsellor, Employment (Summer Student) position is a temporary, eight consecutive week position with full time hours (35 hours/week).

This position is funded through the Canada Summer Job grant program, and eligibility criteria are as follows:

Must be a registered full-time student during the 2020/2021 academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the 2021/2022 academic year.

Must be between the ages of 15 and 30 years of age at the start of employment.

Must be a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act*; and

Must be legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations.


Conflict of Interest

• No preference will be given to students who are immediate family members of an employer, director, or senior officer of the employer.

• No member of the Senate or the House of Commons or member of their immediate family shall be admitted.


Summary

Under the supervision and guidance of the REDIworks Services Supervisors, the student will learn to provide personalized supports and skill development to enable individuals to achieve their desired outcomes through meaningful community involvement, with a focus on employment and volunteerism.


Skills

Effective interpersonal skills

Organized and efficient time management skills

Critical thinking with problem solving skills

Facilitation skills an asset

Excellent oral and written communication

Communicate effectively within a team

Willing to work flexible hours based on individuals support needs; and

Basic computer skills, experience with ShareVision is an asset, Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel)



Desirable knowledge or competencies

Carry out assigned duties in an ethical manner

Demonstrate good communication skills, effective time management, respect for others

Establish and maintain positive relationships with individuals, co-workers, and others

Assist in the implementation of individual services by providing support to them with skill building, maintaining, and promoting the wellbeing, independence, and/or recreational/leisure activities

Utilize personal skills and abilities to foster increased socialization and community inclusion. provide advocacy and assist with self-advocacy, promote socially valued roles

Provide input to and assist with applicable individual documentation and other pertinent agency documentation/records

Attend staff meetings, individual related planning meetings and will be expected to participate in training and in-services as required



Documentation requirements:

• Valid First Aid Level C (preferred)

• Current and clean Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Check

Proof of full-time student status for the current and upcoming academic year


We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

If you are interested in this position, please submit your resume and cover letter quoting, “Outreach Counsellor, Employment (Summer Student) position” to hradmin@redi.ca by the application deadline, May 14th, 2021 at 4 p.m.

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