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Job Number:  37700
Job Developer Assistant
Job Posted: Tuesday, 29 August 2017
Closing Date: Wednesday, 20 September 2017
(62 days ago)
The Career Foundation
Region: Toronto Metro area Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Scarborough Salary: (not entered)

Position Type: Full-time

Location: Scarborough

Experience: 1 year

Contract Length: Immediately – March 31st, 2018 (possibility of extension)


Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):


  • Assists in developing new relationships with employers in a variety of industries to ensure successful job development for clients in their areas of choice
  • Assists the Employer Services Consultants in negotiating and administering placement agreements and employer incentives (wage subsidy, on-the job training)
  • Participates in the activities of informing employers about and promoting fee for service/fund raising projects at The Career Foundation
  • Assists the Employer Services Consultants in organizing employer events
  • Assists in placing participants into fulltime employment through advertised and non-advertised job leads on a weekly basis
  • Demonstrates a good understanding of the positions that participants are applying for and assists in clarifying questions participants may have
  • Participates in community events concerning employment, education and career development
  • Participates in marketing and outreach activities to employers, associations and sectors
  • Initiates and maintains accurate documentation of contacted employers, job leads and any other job development activity for information retrieval
  • Assists in maintaining an Employer Database with accurate notes regarding client interviews, current recruitment status and job development activities

Other Duties as Needed:

  • Assists with plans and executions of an effective outreach plan targeting appropriate clientele
  • Develops ideas for outreach and with manager’s approval, implements those ideas and maintains such strategies
  • Participates in community events, job fairs and such activities to inform jobseekers about The Career Foundation
  • Visits and builds relationships with community partners (Libraries, Community Centers, Toronto Community Housing, etc.) in the area for referrals of participants
  • Participates in regular fundraising activities for The Career Foundation



Qualifications/ Skills Required:


  • College Diploma in Career and Work Counselling, Human Resources, Marketing, Business Development or related
  • Experience in the areas of job development and job coaching, or marketing or business development is preferable
  • Strong administrative skills with an ability to be task focused, organized and able to prioritize while remaining detail oriented
  • Vocational counselling/ placement experience with multi-barriered individuals will be considered a strong asset
  • Knowledge of local labour market, job search strategies and techniques
  • Understanding of, and ability to, effectively apply the principles of the sales process to generate job leads and secure positions for clients will be considered a strong asset
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a proven record of demonstrating tact and diplomacy when facing challenging situations
  • Flexible to work evenings and weekends if required
  • Valid Ontario driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle is an asset




How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Send cover letter and resume to . Quote the Job Title of the position you are applying for in the Subject Line of your email. No phone calls please. Thank you for your interest in The Career Foundation.
Contact Details:

www:   www.careerfoundation.org

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