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Job Number:  41812
Career Development Specialist/Job Developer
Job Posted: Friday, 9 February 2018
Closing Date: Saturday, 17 February 2018
(2 days ago)
Goodwill The Amity Group
Region: Central / Halifax area Type: Part time
Location: Dartmouth Salary: 24.05/hour


Goodwill, The Amity Group at our Career Centre located in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.

This is a part-time opportunity, 19.5 hours per week, with an hourly rate of $24.05

and 4% vacation pay.


Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Community College and/or University Degree in related discipline, with 2 years’ experience
  • Extensive background in marketing, sales, and employment counselling/job development
  • Demonstrated ability to consistently meet or exceed established targets
  • Deliver results independently
  • Proven ability to assess client needs and make appropriate referrals
  • Valid driver’s licence and reliable transportation


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct client intakes and developing employment action plans through interviewing, determining profile factors and completing necessary documentation
  • Develop attainable goals and training plans, coaching clients to achieve steps as outlined in their individual plans
  • Market clients to employers, develop strong business relationships, establish and implement successful marketing and job placement strategies
  • Support and assist clients in improving and implementing successful job search and job retention strategies
  • Provide outreach to the community to determine gaps in services and make suggestions for further programming needs
  • Assist clients to secure funding for further training and/or accommodations for successful employment
  • Maintain regular and timely communication with employers, clients and related agencies
  • Assures that clients perform their jobs to the employer’s expectations through regular monthly monitoring and follow-up to promote job retention
  • Support clients with one-on-one counselling and group workshops
  • Identify potential job openings, determine employer need, prepare and communicate job postings to clients
  • Provide verbal / written client, employer, marketing and statistical reports as needed
  • Assist Employers in developing job descriptions and training plans
  • Takes responsibility for understanding and addressing safety issues for the job and equipment operated
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Please apply by February 17, 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.


How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
via email to:
Contact Details:
Deborah Togmus
Goodwill The Amity Group
225 King William Street
Hamilton, ON, L8R 1B1

Tel: 9055268482
Fax: 9055268949

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