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Job Number:  40624
Career Development Specialist
Job Posted: Thursday, 21 December 2017
Closing Date: Monday, 15 January 2018
(64 days ago)
Goodwill The Amity Group
Region: Halton / Peel area Type: Full time
Location: Oakville Salary: 46,895.00

Join our team as a FULL-TIME CAREER DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST for Goodwill, The Amity Group

at our Trafalgar Ridge Career Centre in Oakville.

This is a full time opportunity, 37.5 hours per week, with benefits, pension plan

and starting salary of $46,895 annually.


Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Community College and/or University Degree in related discipline
  • Ability to meet and exceed targets, with 2 years’ related experience
  • Strong background in developing action plans, employment counselling, apprenticeship, Second Career Strategy
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Valid Driver’s license and full time access to a vehicle
  • Strong case noting skills with the ability to build rationale for decisions that support clients with goals
  • Knowledge and/or experience of EO program an asset


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Intake new clients, assessing eligibility for service with government programs to assist with the job search
  • Providing employment support to clients, assessing attitudes and barriers affecting job placement and vocational training, developing strategies, advising on job search techniques, and following up on action plans
  • Assisting clients to develop Employment Action plans geared to realistic outcomes
  • Ensuring accurate, timely, and complete records are maintained on each client using various computerized databases, following ministry guidelines
  • Case conferencing with job developers, internal and community partners to discuss clients’ needs and eligibility Maintaining knowledge of current labour market using newspapers, Internet and other available sources
  • Assisting clients to secure Second Career Strategy
  • Following up with employers for the purpose of assisting clients to become employed
  • Monitoring clients while on placements with employers
  • Establish community placements, conducting follow-up and providing employers with information
  • Marketing programs and services to the community and employers
  • Plan and/or conduct training sessions and make recommendations for new programs
  • Develop and support the team effort with clients, staff and other team members
  • Takes responsibility for understanding and addressing safety issues for the job and equipment operated


Please apply by January 15, 2018 with resume & cover letter, by e-mail to: Human Resources


No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Goodwill is an equal opportunity employer, and encourages applications from all groups. Goodwill offers accommodations for applicants with disabilities. If you are contacted by us regarding this position, please advise if you require accommodations.

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via email only to:
Contact Details:

www:   www.goodwilljobs.ca/employment-opportunities-at-goodwill/

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