Employment Intervention Worker

Job offer: Employment Intervention Worker - Maternity leave replacement, approximately 12 months 
Deadline: February 7, 2020 at 9:00 am

Job Description:
Under the supervision of the Director of operations, the employment worker has the primary function of intervening in the Indigenous employment program; My strengths, my competencies, which aims to offer personalized and culturally secure support to Indigenous people facing difficulties as well as support for the development of essential skills to integrate into the labour market, or a return to school


Indigenous people are resilient and able to pursue and achieve their professional and educational goals with confidence and success


  • Welcoming the participant in a personalized and respectful manner and listening to them in order to determine their needs while creating a bond of trust and arousing in them the desire to engage within their respective approaches towards the integration and maintenance in the labour market
  • Evaluating the participant's profile, identifying the strengths and barriers related to employability or schooling and determining their needs
  • Accompanying the participant in the development of an individual action plan
  • Following-up with the participant throughout the realization of their action plan
  • Working with each participant to create the necessary conditions for their integration and retention in the labor market
  • Accompanying the participant in the determination of their interests, aptitudes and skills
  • Accompanying the participant in their exploratory process and supporting them in the clarification of their professional objectives
  • Accompanying the participant in their job search process
  • Advising the participant on workplace attitudes and behaviors
  • Consulting the available job offers (newspapers, bulletin board, Internet, placement agencies) and make them known to the participants
  • Promoting the different activities related to employability
  • Providing the participant with information on the various existing educational programs and, where applicable, accompanying them in their registration process and liaising with the guidance counselor when the participant's needs require to go further in school exploration
  • Ensuring, if applicable and according to established policy, a link and follow-up with other internal or external stakeholders related to the participant's approach
  • Creating a dynamic and friendly space in which participants can express themselves, help each other and move towards their goals
  • Developing and leading workshops on the socio-professional integration of participants, such as the French language culture, Aboriginal culture, healthy living habits, personal budgeting, job search, etc.

Indigenous people have access to internship opportunities, learning environments and jobs that fit their career and educational goals

  • Looking for opportunities for visits, internships and jobs in the professional environment
  • Creating and maintaining trust with employers
  • Developing a network of partners such as Aboriginal organizations, associations, institutions and corporations likely to collaborate in the development and implementation of the program;
  • Aboriginal youth have access to professional services that meet their needs by:
  • Ensuring administrative tasks are completed accurately in order to ensure quality service delivery
  • Opening the participant's file based on established policies
  • Keeping the participant's file up-to-date based on established policies
  • Writing required reports
  • Close the participant's file when required, according to established procedures

Participants benefit from a continuously improving program


  • Looking for better intervention methods as well as essential and professional skills development workshops
  • Being involved in the development of the organization in order to contribute to its dynamism and its growth
  • Participating in stakeholder meetings, team meetings and team events
  • Participating in the development and improvement of the organization
  • Accessing professional development through continuing education (training, reading, etc.)
  • All other related tasks


Training and experience

  • Education level: University undergraduate (Bac), in career development or psychosocial intervention or any other relevant training
  • Experience: At least 2 years of relevant professional experience

Skills and abilities

  • Have a good knowledge of the urban Aboriginal reality.
  • Skills in: research, planning, organization, management, communication, and budget follow-up
  • Have strong skills in communication, listening and empathy
  • Demonstrate creativity and professional autonomy in intervention strategies
  • Ability to work with a diverse clientele
  • Aptitude in communicating both orally and in writing in English and French
  • Be able to work in a multidisciplinary team and to develop a spirit of collaboration
  • Adhere to the mission of Aboriginal Friendship Centers
  • Must pass a criminal background check

Conditions of employment

  • Full-time job (maternity leave replacement, approximately 12 months), 35 hours a week, Monday to Friday from 9 am to 5 pm, occasionally on evening and weekend schedules depending on the needs of young people
  • Start of employment: immediately
  • Salary scale ($ 36,000 to $ 40,000 per year)
  • Group insurance plan
  • Pension Fund
  • Two weeks vacation after the first year, plus two weeks vacation during the winter holiday season

To apply:

Interested persons should send a cover letter and resume by 9:00 am on February 7 2020, to the attention of:
Ms. Estelle Séguin, Director of Operations
By email only: rh@nativemontreal.com

Priority will be given to Indigenous candidates

Thank you for your interest in our organization.
Note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.