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Job Number:  41841
Job Developer
Job Posted: Monday, 12 February 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 2 March 2018
(85 days ago)
Employment Planning & Counselling
Region: Eastern Ontario Type: Full time
Location: Peterborough Salary: $23.00 - $24.84

Job Developer - Full-time ($23.00 - $24.84 per hour)


Summary:  Employment Planning & Counselling is a not-for-profit community based agency whose goal is to assist individuals with their employment and career exploration needs.  We take pride in our customer service and our track record of assisting individuals in the Peterborough and surrounding areas to meet their employment and training needs.


Type of Work:  A Job Developer's role is to support and advocate for program participants to secure and maintain meaningful employment through job matching and placement while also working with local employers to support their hiring needs. 


Duties & Responsibilities:



  • meet with clients to determine their employment needs, barriers and strengths
  • counselling clients around appropriate work behaviour and employer expectations
  • maintain contact with clients providing appropriate job leads, positive reinforcement and support
  • follow-up with clients on placement providing support and job maintenance strategies
  • facilitate job search and interview related workshops, organize and attend job fairs


  • contact employers through cold calls, leads and networking to develop job opportunities for clients
  • negotiate training opportunities and develop training plans
  • assist employers with the development of job descriptions and assessing their labour force needs
  • provide employers with information regarding employment standards and safety legislation


  • accurately complete program paperwork including training agreements and employer registration
  • maintain client and employer files, documenting meetings, referrals and follow-ups
  • enter required information into the CaMS database in an accurate and timely manner
  • adhere to program guidelines
  • maintain a client and employer caseload, while striving to meet or exceed program targets


  • Must have relevant post secondary diploma or degree
  • A minimum of one year experience in any of the following areas: job development, business development, human resources, sales or any combination of such
  • Demonstrated skills in Microsoft Office Suite and ability to use client case management database
  • Organized with good attention to detail
  • Strong problem solving and negotiation skills
  • Must have a valid driver's license and own transportation




How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please email your resume and cover letter quoting the job title "Job Developer" to
Contact Details:
Nancy Thompson Employment Services Manager
Employment Planning & Counselling
418 Sheridan Street
Peterborough, ON

www:   www.epcjobs.ca

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