Program Facilitator focused on Employment

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Program Facilitator focusing on Employment

Reporting to the Program Manager, this Program Facilitator takes on a leadership role to deliver employment and settlement services and provide assistance and information to GGP’s immigrant and refugee job seeking clients.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Interview clients to obtain employment history, educational background and career goals.
  • Identify barriers to employment and assist clients with such matters as job readiness skills, job search strategies, writing resumes and preparing for job interviews.
  • Assess each clients needs and develop a service plan that demonstrates the coordination of appropriate interventions to support his/her employment goals.
  • Provide individual employment counselling and facilitate employment workshops.
  • Collect labour market information for clients regarding job openings, entry and skill requirements and other occupational information.
  • Collaborate with employment/staffing agencies on connecting clients with prospective employers.
  • Provide clients with information and referral services, and administer and discuss second career applications and options.


  • A post-secondary education in employment counselling, human resources development, psychology or a related field.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Strong proficiency with MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint is essential with the ability to easily learn new software programs.
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving skills with the ability to work within a team environment to generate results for job seeker success.
  • Knowledge of the local community for resources and referral sources, etc.
  • Experience working with the business community in Saskatoon.

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