Employment Counselor/Community Ministries Worker A

The Salvation Army B.C. Victoria Community & Family Services
February 6, 2020
Victoria, Canada
Job Type
$18.70 - $23.37
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Closing date
February 12, 2020
Street Address
2695 Quadra Street



  • Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm (35 hrs per week)


Position Purpose summary:

The purpose of this position is to provide a welcoming, “hopeful” experience to those coming into the Centre for assistance by pulling off the band aid and providing the tools for success!

  • Develop current curricula for the Employment Readiness portion of the Learning Centre
  • Create course outline that supports students in gaining necessary skills for employment
  • Teach class of up to eight students employment readiness, POS, Customer Service, WHMIS
  • Develop and Maintain contacts with community agencies for referrals and networking
  • Coach students one on one to cultivate necessary skills for employment such as:  Resume Building, Cover Letters, Resource List building, and how to prepare for Interviews


The successful candidate will have completed high school, plus specialized courses of up to six months.

  • Student centred approach to employment Services
  • Experience working with diverse population
  • working knowledge of community resources
  • Theoretical or applied knowledge of employment Counselling and ethical practices
  • ability to self-manage complex responsibilities and work environment
  • intermediate to advanced computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office suite


NOTE:  An alternative level of education and experience may be acceptable



  • Grade 12



  • One year but less than three years prior related experience


Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • Must be comfortable working with Computers
  • Ability to empathize with students current situation no matter your personal beliefs

Successful candidates, prior to hiring, may be required to provide:

  • Background check consent
  • A clear vulnerable sector screening
  • A clean drivers abstract
  • Completion of our online Armatus Abuse Training and required Health and Safety training


If there is a competition number associated with this posting, please include within the subject line of your email, fax or regular mail correspondence.

The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable Human Rights Legislation. If you require a disability related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.

In accordance with The Salvation Army policy and legislated requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials and completion of a background check.

Internal Applicants: Please advise Department Heads of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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