Employment Engagement Coordinator 

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About us
Mission Possible (MP) is a non-profit organization and social enterprise located in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. We support individuals challenged by homelessness, poverty, addiction, mental illness, and other barriers to employment to achieve a renewed sense of dignity and purpose through meaningful work. Through our employment readiness program, and our social enterprises, MP Maintenance & MP Neighbours, we equip our program participants with the skills, confidence, and support they need to rejoin the workforce and rebuild a self-sustainable livelihood for themselves.

About you
Tenacious. Empowering. Supportive. Humble. Compassionate. These are Mission Possible’s core values, and we’re searching for an Employment Engagement Coordinator who resonates with these values. They will work with the Employment Program Team to help participants transition into temporary employment in MP’s social enterprises, support them with their work experience, and support their transition into permanent employment outside of MP. The Employment Engagement Coordinator (EEC) will also be engaging small and medium sized businesses to identify those who would partner with MP to employ graduates of the Employment Readiness Program.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $45,000.00-$47,000.00 per year

Benefits

  • 3 weeks annual vacation
  • Extended health benefits & RRSP Matching
  • Professional development opportunities

The Employment Engagement Coordinator will:

  • Help with onboarding and orientations of new participants
  • Facilitate tracking of participant’s progress, training, and skills development throughout the program
  • Connect with businesses in various sectors that show relevant and achievable job opportunities
  • Foster relationships with employers that build trust and dependability for future candidates who may apply with them
  • Coach participants through the transition into permanent employment, while also supporting employers with inclusive employment best practices

Our ideal candidate has:

  • Excellent oral communications skills and superior organizational skills
  • Ability to multitask and balance a varied workload
  • Ability to see the potential in people and opportunities to connect them with
  • Ability to work within a team environment, but can also work independently
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications and Google Suite
  • A class 5 Driver’s Licence is an asset
  • Willingness to complete a background check

Experience:

  • Previous experience working in customer relations is an asset
  • Previous experience in a for-profit environment is an asset

We value, support, and thrive in a diverse and inclusive workplace. Those with diverse abilities are encouraged to apply. Please apply by sending your resume and cover letter. While we appreciate all interested candidates, only those we wish to interview will be contacted.