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Job Number:  42826
Workforce Specialist - Paint Site Supervisor, TYJC
Job Posted: Monday, 19 March 2018
Closing Date: Monday, 11 June 2018
(39 days ago)
JVS Toronto
Region: Central Ontario Type: Contract - Full time
Location: North York 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 almost 70 years, our programs have supported young graduates, immigrants, mature workers, the unemployed and the underemployed. With annual revenues of $16 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 Toronto Youth Job Corps program helps at-risk youth gain sustainable employment through skill development and life skill training. A 5-week pre-employment training, assessment, and work experience leads to a 16-24 week subsidized work placement, with the goal of securing full time employment.  Staff typically work with sector partners to place participants in various work experience locations, monitor their performance, and assess suitability for full- time employment. 


The individual in this position will:

  • Instruct and supervise youth on paint site projects in painting techniques, minor plaster and sanding work, equipment maintenance, and health and safety protocols with emphasis on WHMIS regulations
  • Effectively coach youth in the areas of positive work habits, such as attendance, taking direction, problem solving, working in a team, and peer leadership as it relates to employer expectations and job maintenance while encouraging, supporting, and highlighting participants strengths
  • Identify and secure potential paint site projects with non-profit organizations for client work experience opportunities. Prepare and complete work contracts with building management
  • Assesses safety of paint sites, purchase equipment, and transfer painting supplies from site to site to assist youth with preparation of the paint sites
  • Maintain accurate inventory of supplies and equipment; ensure they are stored appropriately and in proper working order
  • Maintain complete, updated files, case notes, and documentation on Salesforce
  • Assist with job coaching including, but not limited to, job search support, placement monitors, and pre-employment workshop facilitation as required

Please note that flexible hours/evenings/ weekends may be required.


The successful candidate has a College diploma in a social service or related program together with 1-2 years of work experience supervising and coaching youth in a workplace setting. The ability to deal effectively with youth from different cultural/racial backgrounds and/or with special needs, plus current working knowledge of employment-related issues, is essential. Painting experience and knowledge of commercial painting is considered an asset. Knowledge of WHMIS and applicable health and safety regulations is required. A high level of sensitivity and tact developed through education and experience, computer literacy and the ability to prepare and write reports to agency standards are necessities. 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 & covering letter ASAP to .
Applications will be accepted only through the above e-mail address.
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:
Head Office
JVS Toronto
74 Tycos Drive
Toronto, ON, M6B 1V9

Tel: (416) 787-1151
www:   jvstoronto.org

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