Coordinator, Program Support

CNIB - St. Catharines, ON (30+ days ago)

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Job description
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
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 applicant(s)
in 2014
Complete Hadley training course “Blindness Basics”
Other duties as required

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:
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

Experience and Education:
Minimum two years' post-secondary education in health studies or social science
Experience working with individuals with complex needs an asset
Be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;
Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment;
Have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with Ontario legislation and regulations;
Working conditions
Applicant will receive March of Dimes and CNIB orientations
Applicant will receive sighted guide training
Applicant will receive training on CNIB programs, policies and procedures
Applicant will receive training on March of Dimes programs, policies and procedures
Applicant will receive Health and Safety training
Increased knowledge of issues relating to persons with vision impairment
Increased knowledge of issues relating to persons with physical disabilities
Willingness to work flexible hours
Occasional travel may be required
Application and contact information
CNIB strives to establish and maintain an inclusive workplace and believes that the diversity of our workforce is an invaluable asset. CNIB is committed to following recruitment and selection practices based on merit, transparency, accessibility and inclusion ensuring that all candidates are given a fair opportunity for employment with CNIB.

To help ensure that this commitment is met, CNIB is committed to working with all candidates that require an accommodation. If you require an accommodation, please let us know what accommodation you require and CNIB will work with you to meet your needs at every stage of the recruitment and selection process.

For more information or to submit your resume, please contact

Please send cover letter and resume, and mention how you learned of this position.

Please note that the successful candidate will be required to pass a standard Criminal Record Check.

We thank all applicants for their interest in CNIB, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.