Resume Coach
Volunteer Types: Administration/Office, Communications and Marketing, Mentoring, Others, Teaching/Tutoring, Writing
Organization types: Community and Social Services, Public/Society Benefit
Long term (6 months to a year)
Application Deadline: February 29, 2024
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Description

Volunteer Résumé Coaches work with new Canadian job-seekers to help them develop a competitive, market-ready résumé. The duties of the Résumé Coach include:
• Helping clients identify areas for improvement in their résumé
• Providing clients with tools so they can make strategic changes to their résumé
• Assisting with formatting and editing of résumés
• Advising on content and tailoring of résumés
• Offering encouragement to help clients build confidence

Volunteer Résumé Coaches must have:
• Significant experience in assessing the strengths and weaknesses of a résumé
• Proven knowledge of résumé writing, editing and formatting principles
• Computer proficiency
• Excellent English or French language skills
• Familiarity with the Canadian job market
• Experience and/or demonstrated interest in working with new Canadians
• An ability to build rapport, and demonstrate empathy and intercultural awareness

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
The ability to meet and assist amazing newcomers from all over the world and make great connections in all professions. It's wonderful when you hear from clients who got jobs following your support.
How will the organization benefit?
Clients will receive more one to one support which is not always possible for the organization to give.
Volunteer location:
237 Argyle Avenue

Contact

Melissa McGuirk McNeil
@World Skills Employment Centre
613-816-0832
Time it will take to contact applicants:
​1-week

Details

This position would be great for: Adults, Newcomers to Canada, Seniors (65+)
Number of Positions Available: 20
Good for people interested in: Administration/Office, Communications and Marketing, Mentoring, Others, Teaching/Tutoring, Writing
You will be helping with: LGBTQI2+, Men, Persons new to Canada, Visible minorities or racialized persons, Women, Youth (19-24 years)

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