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Job Number:  40215
Bilingual Resource & Information Specialist
Job Posted: Monday, 4 December 2017
Closing Date: Wednesday, 31 January 2018
(18 days ago)
Job Skills
Region: York / Durham area Type: Contract - Part time
Location: Markham Salary: (not entered)


Bilingual Resource and Information Specialist

      Contract Opportunity

Based at the Markham Employment Services & Programs Location



Who we are:           A non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to enhancing people’s capacity to participate in

                                the labour market.


What we need:       A positive, client-oriented individual who:

  • Is proficient in the French language (spoken & written)
  • Is inspired by helping Clients achieve their employment goals
  • Has excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and problem solve
  • Has a keen eye for maintaining accuracy and detail in a fast paced environment
  • Has superior oral and written communication skills including an excellent telephone manner
  • Has demonstrated experience in Communication, Building Trust, Information Monitoring, Managing Work, Planning and Organizing, Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills.
  • Coaching and working with multi-barriered youth (considered an asset)
  • Has Post-secondary education preferably in Career Counseling, Social Services and a minimum of 2 years’ administrative/reception experience is required
  • Has a knowledge of Job search tools and techniques (Facilitation experience is considered an asset)

What you will do:   Support Job Skills’ Employment Services and Programs by:

  • Managing the day-to-day clerical responsibilities of the program including answering telephone enquiries, file maintenance, preparing reports and database management
  • Managing a diverse client group in the resource and information room and assisting the them with their job search.
  • Supporting general office activities including data entry, customer service and reception.
  • Use your effective communication skills, working cooperatively with staff providing administrative support to ensure client success.

What you will get:   In addition to the satisfaction gained from helping people reach their goals, Job Skills offers a   competitive salary and benefits package!   


If you are interested in this employment opportunity, please read on to learn more about job skills, and how you can apply to this exciting position and become part of our growing Job Skills Team!


Job Skills is a forward thinking, not-for-profit, charitable organization that is constantly developing or implementing new programs to help individuals achieve economic independence. In doing so, we aim to contribute to the economic and social viability of our community. We are ethical, Client-focused, performance-oriented and believe in the personal growth of our Staff, our community and our Clients.


As a Bilingual Resource and Information Specialist, with the Employment Services and Programs division, you will work for a high performing organization that is dedicated to assisting individuals in achieving their employment goals. In this role, you will utilize your unique combination of skills and experience to support the administrative and Resource and Information functions of the Employment Services and Programs division.


Job Skills is committed to fostering a workplace that is both inclusive and representative of the communities we serve. As a diverse workplace incorporates a variety of backgrounds and perspectives, we believe that being a diverse and inclusive organization is essential to achieving success and Client satisfaction in all Job Skills’ Services and Programs. To meet these objectives, we invite all qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply. Please be advised that accommodation is available upon request.


We thank all applicants, but only those to be interviewed will be contacted. Please indicate the position title in the E-mail subject line and tell us how you learned about this job in your cover letter.


Please reply in confidence by January 31, 2018.


JOB SKILLS   Hiring Committee

Job Reference Number:   M120423

14-130 Davis Drive, Newmarket, ON, L3Y 2N1






How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Send applications in PDF format only via e-mail. Please be sure to include the Job reference Number in the subject line of your cover letter
Contact Details:
www:   www.jobskills.org

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