Job Posting: Loan Counsellor Internationally Trained Worker (ITW) Loan Program–Access Centre for Regulated Employment

A partnership project of WIL Employment Connections, the Access Centre for Regulated Employment provides customized licensure and career development assistance, employment information and referral services to internationally trained professionals seeking licensure or trade certification in one of the provinces regulated professions or trades. We are currently inviting applications for a full time Loan Counsellor for the ITW Loan Program.

Reporting to the Project Manager, the ITW Loan Counsellor is responsible for assisting internationally trained professionals to access the funds necessary to achieve credential recognition and employment commensurate with skills, education and experience.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide services one to one and in group format
  • Develop personalized work plans for clients seeking licensure/certification or an industry credential and employment in regulated, non-regulated professions and trades in Ontario
  • Assist ITW’s with the preparation and submission of loan applications and ensure mandatory components are met
  • Identify and refer clientele to appropriate community resources to assist individuals in meeting their goals
  • Participate in data management and report preparation
  • Maintain client tracker records, follow-up, and deliver contracted reports
  • Develop and implement ITW program outreach strategy to establish strong referral relationships with local and regional stakeholders and identify Internationally Trained Workers (ITW’s) who may be eligible for the loan program
  • Set and achieve targets
  • Create and manage social media communities, content and analytics across multiple platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn and other channels, to extend our reach, engagement and impact
  • Maintain brand standards on-line and monitor and report on metrics
  • Facilitate loan program information sessions throughout Southwestern Ontario
  • Support the ITW loan program team in maintaining a comprehensive inventory of the education, skills and experiences of participating ITW’s 

The Successful Candidate will possess:

  • Post-secondary education with emphasis in human services and/or employment counselling/advising
  • Proven experience in recruiting new clients, building business
  • Demonstrated evidence of developing outreach and communication strategies
  • Knowledge or relevant experience with Personal Finance and Money Management Basics.
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation, verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced knowledge of social media tools and strategies
  • Proficient in the use of databases, word processing, spreadsheets and presentation software
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the local and regional labour market.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of local and regional employment, education and training resources available for internationally trained individuals.
  • Access to a car and willingness to travel throughout Southwestern Ontario.

 

Please forward applications no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday June 29, 2018  to:

Hiring Committee/Loan Counsellor- ITW Loan Program, Access Centre for Regulated Employment

171 Queens Ave. 3rd Floor
London, Ontario N6A 5J7
Fax: 519-858-5431

Applicants may also choose to submit their applications electronically to careers@wil.ca. Please reference Hiring Committee/Loan Counsellor- ITW Loan Program, Access Centre for Regulated Employment

 

WIL Employment Connections and the Access Centre for Regulated Employment values diversity in all its forms and recruits qualified individual’s at all occupational levels that reflect the diversity of our clients and our community.  We strive to foster a workplace in which all individuals maximize their potential, regardless of their differences.  We are committed to providing accommodations for person with disabilities.  If you require an accommodation to complete this application, we will work with you to meet your needs.  Accommodation may be provided at all stages of the hiring process.

 

While we appreciate all applications received, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  For more information about WIL Employment Connections and the Access Centre for Regulated Employment, please visit our website at www.WIL.ca . www.accesscentre.ca