Northern Lights College
  • 16-Jan-2023 to Until Filled (PST)
  • Terrace, BC, CAN
  • 25.54-26.33
  • Hourly
  • Temporary, Part Time

N/A ($0.50/hr in lieu of benefits + 6% vacation pay)


Location: Terrace, Prince Rupert, Kitimat areas

Term of App't: Mon - Fri @ 17.5 hrs/wk (Ending Jan 2024)

Start date: Immediately

Reporting to: Director of Student Services


Salary:

Classification 12, $25.54 - $26.33/hr, as per the BCGEU Support Collective Agreement. Temporary employees also receive an additional $0.50/hr. in lieu of benefits, as well as having 6% vacation pay paid out with each pay. There is scheduled time off between Christmas and New Year's Day that is unpaid time.

Description:

Are you passionate about bettering the lives of youth in BC's Northern communities? Northern Lights College (NLC) is assembling an energetic team of individuals who will be engaging with Northern communities to provide information to families about The Northern Promise project. This rewarding project is aimed at guiding individuals in accessing the Canada Learning Bond (CLB). This is a collaborative project between NLC, Coast Mountain College, CNC, UNBC and BC's Northern Credit Unions with a focus on building human capacity in Northern BC and increasing the probability of northern youth pursuing a post-secondary education. NLC is the lead for the project, which is funded by Employment and Social Development Canada through Phase II of the Canada Learning Bond Grants and Contributions Pilot Project.


As a key member of the project team the CLB Promoter will use independent initiative, judgement and discretion while creating new and innovative activities and events to promote and assist applicants in applying for the CLB. In this role, you will be responsible for developing and maintaining a thorough knowledge of Registered Education Savings Plans (RESPs), CLB, matching fund programs and other government post-secondary savings programs in order to inform and advise youth, parents and guardians on eligibility. The Promoter will be required to build relationships and connections with service agencies within the communities this project serves, and will coordinate, attend, and lead all CLB enrolment activities in their region.


The CLB Promoter will also be responsible for administrative responsibilities, which may include maintaining filing systems, data collection and storage, and working with internal partners to prepare all project documents such as proposals, presentations, and handouts. Responsibilities also include, tracking and monitoring project activities, deliverables, schedules, and budgets. Frequent travel within the northern region will be required. We are open to discussing various schedule options to achieve the 17.5 hours/week.

Qualifications:

REQUIRED:

  • Successful completion of a one-year certificate (minimum 30 credits) in Business Management, Applied Business Technology (or equivalent) or Social Services Worker program. Preference given to those that hold a Bachelors in a relevant field.
  • One - two years related experience in lending or banking would be an asset, or in supporting low-income families (a combination of education and related experience may be considered).
  • The ability to organize, present and manage in-person and virtual workshops.
  • Experience and proficiency with a current version of MS Office Suite (excel, word, outlook, etc.)
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, including meeting deadlines and working effectively in a team.
  • The ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise tact, diplomacy, discretion, and sensitivity is essential.
  • Current and valid driver's license with access to a reliable vehicle (travel is required).
  • The successful candidate must successfully complete a comprehensive clerical test.

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