Resume Prep and Job Applications Navigator

 

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Overview 

The Volunteer, Resume Prep and Job Applications Navigator, supports job seeking customers who would like assistance with resumes, cover letters and/or job applications.  With your specialized knowledge and experience, you will provide one-on-one support to job seeking customers trying to find work.

Location

The Workforce Development program will be piloting at our Calder and Sprucewood Branches, once a week from March 5 to April 30, 2018 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 

Volunteer Responsibilities 

  • Help create (and/or type) resumes and cover letters, which may require English interpretation and translation.
  • Provide resume and cover letter feedback, proofreading, editing and formatting assistance.
  • Assist with job application processes (e.g. creating profiles to apply through on-line recruitment tools).

Qualifications

Required:

  • In-depth related experience (e.g. recruitment, career planning, supporting clients with resume writing and job applications, etc.).
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Fluent in both oral and written English.

Preferred:

  • Fluency in languages other than English.
  • Excellent typing skills.
  • Experience working with diverse populations, including, but not exclusive to newcomers and English Language Learner clients.

Time and Length of Commitment 

  • Once a week at either Calder or Sprucewood Branch for the duration of the pilot program.
    • Calder: Every Monday, from March 5 to April 30, 2018 (except for Monday, Apr. 2 for a branch closure), 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 
    • Sprucewood: Every Wednesday, from March 7 to April 25, 2018, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 

Training

  • Must be able to attend training on Monday, Feb. 26: Mandatory volunteer training session from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Calder Branch.

Benefits

  • Eligible for a reference letter after completing the volunteer term commitment.
  • Share your knowledge and expertise to provide support to job seeking Edmontonians.

 

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