Employment counsellors give information and advice to clients about employment search, career planning, human resource and employment issues.
Employment counsellors give information and advice to clients about employment search, career planning, human resource and employment issues. You may work with clients individually or in groups. You may work for federal and provincial government agencies, community colleges, universities, community agencies, and private employment agencies.
Generally, employment counsellors:
This job requires: College or University
This job requires 0 - 2 years of work experience.
As an employment counsellor, you need to:
Source: Ontario Skills Passport
You need to communicate in person, on the phone and in writing with clients, co-workers, employers, social workers and staff at other community programs.
There are a number of jobs in this field as people need help finding or changing jobs. You may need to have good computer skills to help individuals access information and resources such as labour markets and job search techniques online.
The work prospects for this job are: FAIR
The average hourly wage for this job is: C$25/hour.
These links will give you a list of related educational programs or where you can search for them. There may be other schools that have similar programs, such as private career colleges. You may be able to get advanced standing.
Here is a list of some bridging programs. These programs can help you assess your education and skills, get practical training or improve your language skills so that you can work in your field.
Here is a list of some language training programs:
Some college programs in this field include co-operative (co-op) work experience.
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