Career and Volunteer Opportunities with OSP

About OSP

OSP staff works to improve the lives of our clients. We pride ourselves on building lasting, meaningful relationships that can lead to amazing opportunities. We believe that, for many, employment can lead to achieving dreams and experiencing a sense of purpose.

OSP’s purpose is to build an inclusive community and our vision is to be a recognized diversity and inclusion leader in Edmonton by improving the quality of life for individuals facing employment barriers. To achieve both our purpose and our vision, we actively work to provide employment opportunities for individuals with ongoing medical conditions or disabilities by matching their skills and abilities with the staffing needs of corporate, non-profit, and government organizations. By doing so, we help deliver economic benefits to the individual, the organization, and the community.

First Impressions position

We are seeking candidates to fill our First Impressions position. Our ideal candidate has a pleasant demeanor and professional appearance. In this role, you will be the first person that staff, clients, and visitors see as they enter our office, so it is essential to create a welcoming atmosphere. You will also complete receptionist tasks, such as answering phones, client recording, using Microsoft program entries.

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Greet clients and other visitors
  • Answer phones
  • Process, scan, and file paperwork
  • Prepare and facilitate monthly workshops
  • Assist with incoming and outgoing mail
  • Maintain reception area
  • Data Entry
  • Collections
  • Perform other administrative tasks as needed

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Experience as a front desk receptionist or in an administrative role
  • Experience in collections for outstanding accounts (strongly preferred)
  • Excellent communication, multitasking, and organizational skills
  • Keen attention to detail
  • An understanding of basic computer programs, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • An understanding of basic computer programs, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Ability to communicate in different styles
  • Creative problem solving abilities

How to Apply:

If you are motivated and results-driven, enjoy working in a not for profit environment, and believe in the potential of people we would like to meet you.

This is a part-time afternoon position. Please email your cover letter and resume to osp@osp.ab.ca with the subject “First Impressions position”.

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Employment Facilitator

We are looking for a Facilitator to join our team of community leaders who are dedicated to attaining successful, meaningful employment for both our clients and employers. In this role, you will be the initial contact for the  job seekers accessing our service. You will facilitate supports in our Resource Centre as well as facilitate employment related workshops. This is an exciting opportunity and requires a driven individual who can inspire people while meeting them at their point in the job search journey.

Position Overview

  • Provide information, access and support to understand the career and employment resources and tools available to clients
  • Assist clients to use Resource Centre equipment
  • Provide resume reviews and/or resume writing supports to clients accessing the Resource Center
  • Prepare and facilitate monthly workshops
  • Develop new curriculum as required
  • Register and track attendance of workshops
  • Collect evaluation and feedback of curriculum
  • Complete Mobius entries as required for clients attending workshops

Qualifications

  • Certification or recognized training in facilitation, coaching, mentoring or related skill set
  • Experience in facilitating groups 5-20 participants
  • Enthusiastic Public speaker
  • Career development experience
  • Ability to communicate in different styles
  • Creative problem solving abilities

Benefits

  • Competitive wage
  • Subsidized downtown parking and mileage
  • Benefits after 3 months
  • Dynamic, Fun, Positive team/work culture

How to Apply:

Please email your cover letter and resume to  programs@osp.ab.ca with the subject “Facilitator”. In the body of your email please identify why you are interested in working for On Site Placement, how your past experiences will transition into this position, and what your annual salary expectation is.

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