PROFESSIONAL OPPORTUNITY | Position: Program Assistant | The Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council (ERIEC) is a solution and action-oriented industry-led organization that aims to address issues of access to the labor market integration for internationally trained professionals. ERIEC aims to help increase the employment capacity of immigrant professionals in the Edmonton Region and to connect employers to new Canadians and work in collaboration with immigrant service providers and other key stakeholders.
• ERIEC’s mission is dedicated to ensuring immigrants become fully integrated into the Edmonton regional labor market by focusing on networking, knowledge transfer, information coordination and dissemination, and capacity building to employers, service providers, and underutilized skilled immigrants. We embrace diversity and offer equal opportunities to all qualified applicants regardless of origin, culture, ethnicity, age, ability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or faith. Thank you to all those who apply, only those who are short-listed will be contacted.
• The Opportunity | We are looking to hire a Program Assistant for our Edmonton office. This opportunity will be a full-time permanent position. You will get to work on a small team with a great passion for guiding and seeing new Canadians succeed! The Program Assistant plays a key administrative role in supporting ERIEC (Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council) staff, clients, and other stakeholders to foster the integration of professional immigrants into the labor market through employment mentoring and networking programs for skilled professionals in the City of Edmonton. You will be actively supporting immigrant clients from application up to the completion of their mentorship relationship with a mentor.
• Who You Are | As the Program Assistant, you enjoy contributing strategically to the organizational growth through effective organization and coordination. You are also sound at making administrative decisions with good data, balancing multiple priorities, and working in a team environment. You possess the right education, experience, and skills.
• What We Offer | As a valued employee at ERIEC, you will receive the following: salary at $45,236 • Health benefits after three months of employment • Three (3) weeks annual vacation – we believe in work-life balance and healthy and well-rested employees. Opportunity to meet and learn from diverse cultures. We believe in a collaborative environment, and we enjoy welcoming and supporting professional newcomers from diverse backgrounds. Career Development & Continuing education and development is something we take seriously. We want to make sure you have the opportunity to maximize your potential.
Application Deadline: 4:30 pm, May 20th, 2022. For a full position description and how to apply please see: https://www.eriec.ca/stories/eriec-hiring-program-assistant/… | Thank You.