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March of Dimes Canada

March of Dimes Canada

Position:  Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist

Region:  Ottawa



  • 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

  • Bachelors Degree in social services
  • Preferred Registered Rehabilitation Professional certification (RRP) or eligibility to obtain 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.
  • Ability to communicate and write in French consider an asset

Salary:  To be discussed

Terms of Employment:  Part time (up to 4 days a week)

Deadline for Application:  Friday, July 28, 2017

How to Apply:  

Send application and resume to:

Leanne Chevrier
Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist – Team Lead
117 Centrepointe Drive, Suite 250, Ottawa, Ontario K2G 5X3
Telephone: 613-596-3463
Fax: 613-596-5696

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.

Location:  Ottawa

Profession Type:  Other

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