Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist CVVRS – Across Canada

​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: 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
  • Syndey, Nova Scotia Canada
  • Yarmouth, Nova Scotia Canada 
  • Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia Canada
  • Baddeck, Nova Scotia Canada

New Brunswick (Teleworker)

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

Prince Edward Island (Teleworker)

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

Position: Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist

Duties: 

  • Accept referral and review the client plan/documentation as provided by the referral source
  • Provide services to adults who have disabilities and are challenged by employment barriers
  • Assist individuals with disabilities to identify realistic employment options through vocational testing, assessment and exploration
  • Conduct transferable skills analysis and labour market research
  • Provide job placement services including job development, coordination of on the job supports, job site analysis and job accommodation
  • Provide employment and motivational counseling
  • Case manage 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

Qualifications: 

  • Minimum Bachelors Degree in Psychology or related field.
  • Registered Rehabilitation Professional (RRP) designation, or eligible to receive the Canadian Certified Rehabilitation Counsellor (CCRC), 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 counseling 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 – travel is required.​

Applications accepted until: Until filled

Send application and resume to:
Name: Nikki Reyes
Position: Program Assistant
Address: Various Locations (See above)
Fax: 416-425-1920 
Email: nreyes@marchofdimes.ca

As part of its commitment to Employment Equity, March of Dimes Canada encourages applications from qualified members of the four designated groups: women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and visible minorities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), March of Dimes Canada will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require any accommodations, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs