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Job Number:  40216
Job Search Workshop Facilitator/Assessor
Job Posted: Monday, 4 December 2017
Closing Date: Thursday, 28 December 2017
(52 days ago)
Job Skills
Region: York / Durham area Type: Contract - Full time
Location: York Region Salary: (not entered)


Job Search Workshop Program

Richmond Hill 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 inspired by helping people achieve their employment goals
  • Has demonstrated experience in Communication, Formal Group Presentation & Facilitation, Coaching, Employability/Needs Assessments, Curriculum Development, Coaching, Planning, Organizing and Follow-up
  • Has Post-secondary education preferably in Career and Work Counseling, Adult Education and/or a combination of education and relevant work related experience
  • Certification in at least one of the following would be an asset - Personality Dimensions/Myers Briggs
  • Preference given to candidates who have a JSW Ontario Certificate and/or previous experience delivering the new JSW Model
  • Experience using the ACEC model in employability assessments
  • Previous experience with proprietary database systems and iCARE
  • Has intermediate proficiency in MS Office programs including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Experience providing employment counselling and workshop facilitation to a diverse client group
  • Knowledge of community services, labour market occupational requirements and job search resources
  • Has excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and problem solve
  • Will be able to assist clients in all of the employability dimensions
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, access to a reliable vehicle and be flexible regarding assigned work hours and location

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

  • Delivering employability assessments, workshops and information sessions to clients in support of their employment goals
  • Work with clients to facilitate peer-led support groups around employability and job maintenance
  • Develop curriculum for Workshops/Seminars/ Information sessions for in-house delivery and as part of outreach strategy. 

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, how you can apply to this exciting position and become part 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.


The Job Search Workshop Program offers individual pre-employment counseling (JSW Assessments using the ACEC model), as well as short term pre-employment workshops that have been specifically designed to assist new and recent immigrants to Canada with the initial stages of their job search The program provides pre-employment training and assists internationally trained individuals to accelerate the job search process by equipping eligible newcomers with the knowledge and skills to better understand the strategies, business perspectives and next steps of their job search process through individualized job search coaching, practice sessions and professional networking events.


The Facilitator/Assessor will conduct one-on-one employability assessments/employment coaching sessions and will deliver JSW Workshops Modules 1 and 2 where they will provide participants with job search tactics that are successful and current including, social media based networking, targeted resumes and interview preparation in workshops that have been carefully designed to address common career-related concerns and tackle job search challenges specific to newcomers to Canada.


As a Facilitator/Assessor with Job Skills, 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 Job Skills’ Job Search Workshop Program.


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.


Please note that this position is a full-time role (35 hours per week) until March 31, 2018 and will revert to a part-time role (17.5 hours per week) effective April 1, 2018.


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


Please reply in confidence by 4:30 p.m. December 29,  2017.


JOB SKILLS   Hiring Committee

Job Reference Number:   M120425

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





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Send applications in PDF format only via e-mail. Please ensure that you include the Job Reference Number in your cover letter.
Contact Details:
www:   www.jobskills.org

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