CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
 
CNIB provides community-based support, knowledge and a national voice to ensure Canadians who are blind or partially sighted have the confidence, skills and opportunities to fully participate in life. With 900 employees and 10,000 volunteers working out of offices across the country, CNIB serves thousands of Canadians of all ages. For more information, please visit www.cnib.ca or call 1-800-563-2642.
 
Date:                            
April 26, 2013
 
Job Title:  
Coordinator, Program Support
 
Term:        
12 weeks - May 27, 2013 to August 16, 2013
 
Location:  
St. Catharines, ON
 
Summary:
·        To maximize the independence, personal empowerment and community participation of people with disabilities
·        To provide community-based support, knowledge and a national voice to ensure those who are blind or partially sighted have the confidence, skills and opportunities to fully participate in life
·        To assist both organizations with research, administrative support, and community outreach
 
Essential Duties entail (but not limited to):
·        Research labor market for Employment Services Team
·        Support participants on the job through coaching techniques
·        Assist with resume and cover letter development
·        Prepare participants for interviews and other job readiness activities
·        Assemble Employment Readiness Materials
·        Assist in compiling Training Manuals, CNIB Retail Store Procedures
·        Provide general information to clients, public, and donors
·        Provide support, guidance and leadership to volunteers within the local
    office
·        Promote CNIB services including Vision Health in the community
·        Promote March of Dimes services in the community
·        Support on-going events
·        Provide clerical and general office support relating to special events
·        Data-entry and database update
·        Analyze and report on the work completed
·        Formulate mandate and goals specific to the position to guide student(s)
    in 2014
·        Complete Hadley training course “Blindness Basics”
·        Other duties as required
 
Qualifications: (Education, Training, Experience)
·        Minimum two years post-secondary education in health studies or social science
·        Must be returning to full time studies in the fall
·        Experience working with individuals with complex needs an asset
·        Professional, articulate, confident presenter
·        Proficient in MS Office and Database management
·        Strong research and analytical skills
·        Ability to work independently
·        Strong organizational skills
·        Ability to maintain confidentiality
·        First Aid/CPR
 
Closing Date for Applications:       May 3, 2013
 
Please Send The Application To: julie.flaczynski@cnib.ca and quote the job title in the subject line.
 
Please send cover letter and resume, and mention how you learned of this position.
 
We thank all applicants for their interest in CNIB, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
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