Employment Skills Facilitator

WCG Services | http://www.wcgservices.com
Salmon Arm, BC | Full Time



The Employment Skills Facilitator is responsible for the delivery of Competency-based Client workshops. Competency-based training is an approach to teaching and learning used in the development of concrete skills and is an alternative to more traditional educational approaches. It helps eligible clients learn and develop the knowledge and skills needed to prepare for, find and maintain employment. Topics may include basic life skills, essential work skills, and short-term occupational training, and can be delivered to a group or one-on-one. The Employment Skills Facilitator will travel between the Centres within the Catchment to account for any specialty area they may be called to facilitate on.



  • Demonstrated experience in delivering basic life skills and essential work skills programs; conducting and interpreting Client Needs Assessments; coaching and mentoring Clients; working with individuals with complex barriers and a broad range of cultural backgrounds; and building partnerships with employers, community agencies, and other stakeholders
  • Knowledge of the local labour market, community resources & government programs
  • Knowledge of job search techniques, career development, and issues relating to the unemployed
  • Excellent interpersonal skills coupled with strong verbal communications skills; ability to successfully communicate with persons with barriers to employment
  • Excellent diplomacy, teamwork & problem-solving skills
  • Strong digital literacy skills including Microsoft Office Suite, web conferencing and delivery tools including Skype, Zoom, and others
  • Solid understanding of confidentiality and other professional codes of conduct; must submit for a criminal record check
  • Ability to work outside require business hours, including in shifts, evenings, and Saturdays
  • A valid driver’s license, a reliable vehicle and the flexibility and the ability to work in different locations in the Columbia-Shuswap catchment


  • Proficiency in French and/or other languages in addition to English
  • Comfort and proficiency using Social Media
  • Experience with Ministry and other online tools such as ICM, online employment services, Magnet


  • Post-secondary certificate degree or diploma in a relevant field (e.g. career or employment development, vocational rehabilitation, social work, psychology, sociology, human services, counselling, education, or human resources management) preferred
  • CCDP preferred
  • Certifications to deliver Short-Term Occupational Certificates such as Serving it Right, SuperHost, WHMIS, First Aid considered an asset

How to Apply

Learn more and apply at http://www.wcgservices.com/careers