The application process
Before you submit your application, please read the job posting carefully to ensure you possess the relevant skills and experience, as only qualified applicants will be considered. You are welcome to apply for more than one position at a time if multiple positions match your qualifications and interests.
Once you submit your application by email; you will receive an automated notification to confirm your application has been received. If you are short-listed for a position, we will contact you to move forward to the next step. If you're not selected for a specific posting, we encourage you to continue applying for future positions that match your qualifications and interest.
Once you've found a job that interests you, you'll need to submit a resume as part of your application.
We may review hundreds of resumes, so it's important yours is concise, relevant, and designed to present you at your best. If possible your resume should be no more than 2 pages long
At a minimum, your resume should include:
- Contact information
- Dates of employment, names of employers, and your job title for each role
- Your work experience in chronological format, starting with your most recent role
- A brief description of relevant accomplishments and responsibilities for each role
- An overview of your education, including certification, degrees, and relevant courses
- A list of any relevant computer skills, language skills, and other recent training
- A summary of any volunteer work, hobbies, or interests, and the skills they've taught you
- Three professional references
In addition, please keep these recommendations in mind:
- When we review your resume, we'll be looking for an individual who's a good fit for the position and for our organization as a whole.
- Tailor the information to reflect the requirements of the role you're applying for. Either demonstrate the relevance of your experience and qualifications or leave that information out.
- Be clear, concise, and truthful. Avoid misleading or vague information. During the interview process, you can expect to be questioned closely about the information you supplied.
- Use basic fonts and clear, logical layouts. Fancy fonts and designs can distract focus from the substance of your resume.
- Always proofread your resume to eliminate any grammatical errors, typos, and spelling mistakes. If possible, ask a trusted friend to review the document with a fresh pair of eyes.
When you apply for a job at BRt6HC, you are required to include a cover letter tailored to the specific job you're applying for.
At a minimum, your cover letter should:
- Include Contact information
- Be short and stay on point
- Clear, concise description of your skills, qualifications and experience
- Highlight your most relevant professional accomplishments
- Clearly show how you can help BRT6HC meet their stated goals
- Demonstrate your understanding of the BRT6HC and its workplace culture
The Interview Process
If you are selected for an interview we will contact you directly to set a date and time; and explain the first stage of the interview process.
The first stage of our interview process is completion of 360 predictive reference checks; this stage provides candidates the opportunity to demonstrate their attention to detail and planning and organization skills prior to the interview. You will also receive a follow up confirmation email withdetailed instructions for setting up your reference checks.
The web based system from Skill Survey automates the process of receiving feedback from references via job specific surveys on 20 critical behaviours and skills that when analyzed, have shown to correlate with success in a given type of job.
Interviews give you an opportunity to demonstrate the skills and enthusiasm you can bring to our organization. They're also a chance for you to find out a bit more about the position and about BRT6HC so you can decide whether the fit feels right.
By being prepared for the interview process, you can ensure you make the most of the opportunity, present yourself well, and get the information you need to make the right career decision.
Before the interview: It's a good idea to anticipate the kinds of questions that you may be asked and practice your answers ahead of time.
- What information will the interview panel want to know that is not covered on your resume?
- At a minimum, you should be prepared to answer questions relating to information that you have provided on your resume, explain why you're applying for a specific role, and tell us why you want to work at BRT6HC.
- Spend some time getting to know a bit more about BRT6HC and the job you're applying for. Be clear in your own mind about why you're applying for the role and why you want to be part of the team at BRT6HC.
- Be prepared for behavioural questions: these are questions that require you to give specific examples of how you have behaved in response to a specific situation or challenge at work or even outside the workplace.
- Prepare a list of questions you may wish to ask about the role or about BRT6HC during the interview. Remember, this is an opportunity for both sides to learn more about each other.
- During the interview:Listen carefully to each question and answer it completely. If you're not clear about the meaning of the question, ask for clarification or more information.
- When providing recent and relevant examples of your experience during the interview, feel free to take them from work, volunteering, parenting/caregiving, and recreational activities.
- What's most important is that your answer is relevant to the question you're being asked.
The job offer
If you're the strongest applicant for the position, we will require successful completion of criminal record check (vulnerable sector) and Social Services child registry. Some positions may require us to conduct additional verifications or testing prior to your start date. If that's the case, we'll let you know about these requirements ahead of time.
We recognize that accepting a new job is a big step, we have an initial onboarding program for your first day; and each of our programs have an extensive orientation and peer mentor program.