The Career Counsellor at Refugee Community Centre will work under the guidance of the Director of Programmes and Advocacy at CCG.
Career Counsellor Details
Career Counsellor will aid Refugees in building and developing their potentials and skills.
The Career Counsellor will typically help Refugees evaluate their abilities and interests, overcome challenges and obstacles, and develop necessary skills necessary for their career and livelihood developments in the Country of asylum.
Moreover, the Career Counsellor assist Refugees in learning how to job hunt, including associated activities such as interviewing, writing resumes and crafting cover letters.
The Career counsellor will be required to build and develop a strong network with the private sector in identifying job opportunities and advocate for placement on behalf of refugees either on internship or full time.
The Counsellor will be required to further provide one on one or group counselling services to Refugees to help them excel in their career lives and livelihoods.
Required Skills or Experience
Degree in Counselling or Industrial Psychology or Social Sciences
Strong skills in marketing, advocacy and stakeholder engagement
Experience in providing counselling services to clients in career and livelihood development
An understanding of human rights and humanitarian work
Prior studies or work with refugees or related Work, development work (particularly in an urban setting) or related fields would be an added advantage
Strong written and spoken communication skills in English
Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills and an ability to liaise with people from diverse socio/cultural and gender backgrounds.
Strong skills in MS Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
How To Apply
Ensure that the subject of the email is: Application for Refugee Community Center Career Counsellor Position