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Job Number:  41143
Manager, Employment Source
Job Posted: Wednesday, 17 January 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 29 June 2018
(49 days ago)
JVS Toronto
Region: Toronto Metro area Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Scarborough Salary: (not entered)

JVS Toronto is a non-profit leader in career and employment services for jobseekers and employers across the GTA, supporting more than 21,000 individuals annually. For over 65 years, our programs have supported young graduates, immigrants, mature workers, the unemployed and the underemployed. With annual revenues of $13 million, our services are delivered in 9 Toronto locations by a dedicated team of approximately 170 staff including qualified employment counsellors, workforce specialists and psychologists, making JVS a well-known leader in this field. Our employees are respected in the community for being responsive and client-centred; we value their contributions and offer a generous benefits package. To view some of the good work we do, please visit our website at www.jvstoronto.org.


The JVS Employment Source Scarborough, funded by MAESD, provides employment services to unemployed individuals of all ages, financial backgrounds and skills to help them gain employment within their field or a related field.  To achieve its goal, the program provides a range of services at one location including information and referral services, one-on-one employment counselling, employment workshops, and job development/placement services.  New Immigrants and Refugees in Successful Employment (IRISE) program delivered from the Scarborough office in partnership with Seneca College provides immigrants and refugees with essential office administration skills for integration into Canadian labour market.



The individual in this position will:

  • Develop, manage and implement practices, policies and procedures for consistent employment services in all components of Employment Ontario ES
  • Provide management and leadership to ensure ongoing communications among staff, community partners and funders
  • Oversee all aspects of staff management, hiring and performance
  • Manage start-up of the new IRISE program, establish meaningful partnerships for program promotion/referrals, oversee program delivery and be responsible for funder reporting
  • Manage ongoing development, evaluation and continuous improvement of the ES model ensuring that the site’s procedures, processes and performance commitments, funding, outcomes and program expenditures are in compliance with our Employment Services agreements
  • Participate in yearly business plan development, preparation of quarterly estimate of expenditure reports and other compliance reports as required by funder
  • Report on budgets, monitor expenses, and resolve financial issues


The successful candidate will have:

  • A university degree with at least 3 years of management experience
  • Proven written and verbal communication and report writing skills for internal and external communications
  • Demonstrated strength in motivating, coaching, problem solving, decision making, hiring and staff development
  • Proven ability to implement and meet performance management standards
  • An in-depth knowledge of the Employment Ontario Service Model
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, are culturally sensitive
  • Computer literate
  • Experience administering budgets and financial reporting is essential
  • A demonstrated ability to multi-task with proven staff management skills is also essential
  • A Police Vulnerable Sector Check is required for this position
How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Interested applicants are invited to submit their resume and covering letter ASAP to .
Applications will be accepted only through the above e-mail address.
Please note that flexible hours/evenings/weekends may be required.
JVS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you require accommodation in order to submit your application, please contact JVS directly.
Our agency embraces diversity and encourages all qualified candidates to apply.
We thank all applicants for their interest in our agency. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Contact Details:
JVS Toronto
Head Office
74 Tycos Drive
Toronto, ON, M6B 1V9
www:   www.jvstoronto.org

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