Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist

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Company: March of Dimes Canada
Job City: Various Locations Across Canada
Job Province: Alberta

Date Available:
Closing Date: 31/12/2020
Email: jcollier@marchofdimes.ca

Job Description

With the increasing expansion of the Canadian Veterans Vocational Rehabilitation Services (CVVRS) program, March of Dimes Canada also wishes to develop a list of qualified candidates for all provinces in Eastern Canada as a Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist.

Our salaries are competitive and a performance bonus system is in place. Our employees are entitled to an excellent insurance plan and can also contribute to a pension fund.

Location/Lieu:  Across Canada

Ontario, Canada

  • Toronto, Ontario Canada
  • Ottawa, Ontario Canada
  • Kingston, Ontario Canada
  • London, Ontario Canada
  • Newmarket, Ontario Canada
  • North Bay, Ontario Canada
  • London, Ontario Canada

Quebec, Canada

  • Quebec City, Quebec Canada

Manitoba, Canada (Teleworker)

  • Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
  • Brandon, Manitoba Canada
  • Steinbach, Manitoba Canada
  • Thompson, Manitoba Canada

Nova Scotia, Canada (Teleworker)

  • Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
  • Sydney, Nova Scotia Canada
  • Yarmouth, Nova Scotia Canada
  • Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia Canada
  • Baddeck, Nova Scotia Canada

New Brunswick, Canada (Teleworker)

  • Moncton, New Brunswick Canada
  • Saint John, New Brunswick Canada
  • Fredericton, New Brunswick Canada
  • Campbelton, New Brunswick Canada

Prince Edward Island (Teleworker)

  • Charlottetown, PEI Canada
  • Summerside, PEI Canada
  • Stratford, PEI Canada
  • Cornwall, PEI Canada


  • Accept referral and review the client plan/documentation as provided by the referral source
  • Assist individuals with disabilities to identify realistic employment options through initial vocational assessment, vocational testing, assessments and vocational exploration
  • Conduct transferable skills analysis and labour market research
  • Complete Individual Vocational Return to Work plans based on transferable skills, labour market research and capacity to engage in meaningful work
  • Provide job placement services including job development, coordination of on the job supports, job site analysis and job accommodation
  • Provide employment and motivational counselling
  • Case management services to ensure timely and cost-effective service delivery
  • Complete required service reports
  • Achieve quality service standards for client satisfaction, timely delivery of service and employment outcomes


  • Minimum Bachelors Degree in Psychology or related field.
  • Eligible to receive Registered Rehabilitation Professional (RRP), Canadian Certified Rehabilitation Counsellor (CCRC) or Certified Vocational Evaluator (CVE) or Certified Vocational Rehabilitation Professional (CVRP) designation.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience working in Vocational Rehabilitation with people with disabilities
  • Sensitivity to issues/barriers that people with disabilities experience
  • Familiarity with current methods of vocational rehabilitation, career counselling including assessment, service planning, job search skills, job analysis and job placement.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and customer service skills
  • Well-developed time management, organization and teamwork skills
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize, work well under pressure and meet deadlines​
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite
  • Ability to document, maintain records and write reports
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle
  • Able to travel when required

How to Apply

Send application and resume to / Adressez votre demande d’emploi et curriculum vitae à:
Name: Jessica Collier Position: Program Assistant
Address: 7071 Bayers Road, Suite 276, Halifax NS B3L 2C2
Telephone: Fax: Email: jcollier@marchofdimes.ca