Workforce Specialist

Employer Name:Regina Immigrant Women Centre Inc.
Wage/Salary Info:Commensurate with education and experience
Posted Date:15-Jun-2022

# of Positions:1
Employment Terms:Part Time
Length of Employment:July 2022 - March 31, 2023
Education:University Diploma
Experience:1-2 Years
Apply By:22-Jun-2022
How to Apply?:Please submit your cover letter and resume to Mona Darwish - - no later than 4:00 pm on Wednesday June 22nd, 2022.

RIWC Regina Immigrant Women Centre is hiring a Workforce Specialist. The Specialist will be responsible for assisting the Program Manager in executing key components of the project and delivery of customized training models designed to increase the employability of racialized immigrant women. The Specialist will also be responsible for engaging employers to support the labour market inclusion of immigrant women

Conduct assessment of client-related barriers and challenges in the labour market and employers challenges in hiring and retaining target population
Communicate current information to team members
Develop partnerships with employers to participate in networking events and to be part of an Advisory Committee
Engage employer partners to host work experience placements
Recruit industry professionals to mentor immigrant women with similar professional backgrounds
Deliver diversity and inclusion presentations and workplace training to employment partners
Develop and distribute resources to employers work with immigrant women
Host annual events to acknowledge the contributions of employers
Provide onsite job coaching to address issues immigrant women may face in the workplace
Submit monthly statistical and written reports
Complete additional duties as assigned by the Program Manager
Maintain confidentiality at all times

Post-secondary education in a relevant program. A Career Development professional designation is an asset
Experienced in a similar role working with clients from varying populations
Experienced in pre-employment and essential skill development knowledge
Innovative with the ability to take initiative
Problem solving and critical thinking skills
Intermediate skill level in Microsoft Office
High level of proficiency in hosting online meetings on various platforms
Experience with Sales Force is an asset
Second language is an asset