CAREERS AT OFE

Opportunities for Employment Inc. (OFE) is a private, faith-based, non-profit organization with approximately 50 employees. Our mission is to assist adults to achieve self-sufficiency through full-time, long-term employment. We are located in downtown Winnipeg, next to the Bell MTS Place.

We have a diverse team of individuals from a variety of backgrounds who share basic humanitarian values. They include respect, compassion, inclusiveness, humility, empathy, love, honesty, and a sense of justice and equality. Most importantly, OFE staff members have the desire to serve others and be a part of making their lives better.

CAREERS AT OFE

Opportunities for Employment Inc. (OFE) is a private, faith-based, non-profit organization with approximately 50 employees. Our mission is to assist adults to achieve self-sufficiency through full-time, long-term employment. We are located in downtown Winnipeg, next to the Bell MTS Place.

We have a diverse team of individuals from a variety of backgrounds who share basic humanitarian values. They include respect, compassion, inclusiveness, humility, empathy, love, honesty, and a sense of justice and equality. Most importantly, OFE staff members have the desire to serve others and be a part of making their lives better.

CURRENT OPENINGS

Employment Services Advisor (Full-Time Term)

Deadline to Apply: July 6, 2018
We are currently recruiting for an Employment Service Advisor to join our team.   

OFE is a private, faith-based, non-profit organization. Our mission is to assist adults to achieve self-sufficiency through full-time, long-term employment. OFE is a fast-paced, goal-oriented environment that positively impacts thousands of lives per year. We are currently recruiting for the following position in our growing organization:

Employment Services Advisor
1.0 EFT (Monday to Friday 7:30am to 4:00pm)

Position Overview:

  • Welcome new applicants and visitors into our office and direct them to appropriate contacts or services, and provide information in person and by phone
  • Coach job seekers in their daily job search, assist with job leads, resumes and cover letters
  • Maintain the Job Resource Area to help facilitate efficient job search
  • Make short presentations on job search related topics
  • Administer orientation sessions for new participants and schedule next steps
  • Conduct “First Impressions” interviews to assess skills, barriers and job goals
  • Answer participant inquiries regarding a wide variety of job search, program or support issues

Necessary Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education in a related field or the equivalent in experience (experience providing employment services would be preferred)
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and strong planning and organizational skills
  • Exceptional communication skills, both oral and written
  • Solid understanding of barriers to employment and working with individuals from diverse cultures
  • In-depth knowledge of job searching techniques and local labour market trends
  • Experience in developing professional resumes and cover letters
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and database use
  • Strong desire to work in a team environment
  • Working knowledge of community resources providing services to low-income and multi-barrier clients
  • Knowledge of the Stages of Change Model and Motivational Interviewing is an asset

If you are interested in joining our team and making a significant impact on people’s lives, please email your resume to recruitment@ofe.ca to the attention of Intake and Assessment Manager.

Please indicate salary expectations in your cover letter. Deadline for applications is July 6, 2018.
Opportunities for Employment Inc., 300 – 294 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3C 0B9 www.ofe.ca
Thanks to all who apply. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls please.
Funding for OFE employment services is provided by:
The Government of Canada The Manitoba Government