Norquest College


4 weeks ago(12/23/2017 1:23 AM)
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Reporting to the Manager of Wellness, the Wellness Coach provides practicum support to students with disabilities, as well as group social skills training relevant to the classroom, practicum and workplace. This position will coordinate with other areas in the College in order to foster communication and encourage collaboration for effective service delivery. This position will deliver culturally sensitive presentations that provide meaningful information to students based on identified mental health trends seen on campus. Additional duties may be assigned as required.



  • Deliver classroom presentations, workshops, activities and resources for students based on mental health trends and faculty requests 
  • Provide on-site practicum support to students with disabilities, as needed
  • Liaison with key internal and external stakeholders including but not limited to: establishing relationships with other NorQuest College staff and faculty to assist in identifying and meeting student needs
  • Collaborate with other professionals such as psychologists, social workers, nurses, student support specialists, and academic strategists
  • Liaise with regional NorQuest campuses.



  • A completed post-secondary diploma, Bachelor’s degree considered a strong asset.
  • 1-3 years of experience is required, experience in a post-secondary education environment would be an asset 
  • Experience providing presentations
  • Experience developing and delivering workshops
  • Experience developing resources
  • Experience working in a multidisciplinary setting 
  • Experience establishing/maintaining a network of contacts with community resources
  • Excellent critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Experience with acculturation issues
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and effectively, in both verbal and written formats
  • Must be independent, organized, and detail-oriented
  • Communicates with a high level of professionalism, discretion, and courtesy


SALARY: The starting wage for this casual assignment is $22.52 per hour; commensurate based on education and experience. 




CLOSING DATE:   Open until suitable candidate found.  


TO APPLY:   If you meet the requirements of this position and wish to apply please continue with this on-line process by uploading your cover letter and resume as one document.


NOTE:   Notification of receipt will only be made to on-line applicants.  Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted within 28 days; only those shortlisted will be contacted.


NorQuest College helps students unlock their potential and realize their dreams. We are Challenge Positive and embrace every situation as an opportunity. As the Edmonton region’s community college, we play an integral role in Alberta’s education system. NorQuest College offers a vibrant, inclusive, diverse, and student-centred learning environment that transforms lives and strengthens communities. We are nationally recognized leaders in health, community studies, and business post-secondary career programs, as well as foundational, intercultural, and language training. We are proud to offer our employees meaningful work, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits program, and a commitment to a positive work/life balance. This is an exciting time to be a part of NorQuest College. Take a step forward with us. Together, we can help build and sustain a strong province for future generations.




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