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Job Number:  43237
Program Facilitator/Job Developer: Youth the Future Scarborough
Job Posted: Tuesday, 3 April 2018
Closing Date: Saturday, 21 April 2018
(yesterday)
Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work
Region: Toronto Metro area, York / Durham area Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Scarborough Salary: $18-20/hr

 

 

 

 

 

Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work (CCRW)

 

Job Posting

 

Position:                             Youth the Future (YTF) Program Facilitator/Job Developer, Scarborough

 

Location:                            Scarborough, ON

 

Hours of Work:                  35 hours/week – Contract to January 2020

 

Start Date:                         Monday April 23, 2018

 

Reporting:                          Reports to the CCRW YTF Program Manager  

 

Pay Level:                           $18-20/hr

 

 

Scope and Purpose:

CCRW is paving the way to a fully inclusive nation, because we believe that disability should never stand in the way of ambition. Youth the Future (YTF) is a Program aimed at preparing youth with disabilities, ages 15-30, for work experience through classroom essential skills training and on-the-job work experience.

 

Accountabilities:

The YTF Program Facilitator/Job Developer is responsible for actively job developing when not facilitating employment-readiness workshops. The incumbent is responsible for delivering interactive group-based workshops to young men and women with diverse disabilities and learning styles, meeting the employment-related needs of clients referred and/or self-identifying for admission to YTF. The incumbent will design and prepare updated marketing (paper and online). This person works collaboratively with YTF Program Coordinator, ultimately reporting to YTF Manager.

This is a position that requires self-direction, initiative, flexibility and comfort with multiple priorities working with a small team.

 

General Duties:

The incumbent will:

  • Customize and facilitate interactive group-based workshops based on an existing curriculum, to youth with diverse disabilities, on:
    • Workplace/employment-related skills, Responsibility, life skills, leadership development, etc.

  • Outreach as part of a team to business owners in the community to obtain supportive work experiences for YTF participants, leading to job retention.
    • This involves techniques such as successfully "cold-calling" prospective employers
    • Collaborate with YTF Coordinator, employer, client to create meaningful employment experiences and workplace accommodations

  • Prepare and perform marketing of the CCRW YTF Program
    • i.e. Social media, pamphlets, posters etc.

  • Support the skills of participants through the process of identifying, analyzing and prioritizing their needs, from individual action plans to implementing developed curriculum.
  • Work closely with community partners determining job seeker selection, classroom accommodations, etc.
  • Identify and take action on potential advocacy issues within the community as they relate to consumers accessing Programs and services.
  • Discuss Program deliverables with the Program Coordinator and while working to meet the clients’ program objectives and goals
  • Communicates on a constant basis with the Program Coordinator and provides weekly reports to the Program Coordinator as needed.
  • Weekly case conference meetings are conducted with the Program Coordinator respecting the status of each client and provide reports
  • Performs other duties as may be required and as identified by the YTF Program Coordinator/National Manager.

 

Essential Qualifications:

  • Experience in conducting workshops or presentations
  • Creative, organized, innovative and enthusiastic
  • Post-Secondary Degree, majoring in a human behavior field
  • Experience with identifying disability barriers and assisting clients to achieve their employment goals.
  • Ability to maintain ongoing relationships with employers and monitor clients at their job shadowing
  • Smart Serve-certified preferred
  • Proven leadership, communications and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Office Suite

 

Desirable Qualifications:

 

  • Bilingualism an asset
  • Demonstrated 2 years’ sales/marketing, recruitment and/or job development experience plus a proven track record to achieve target for number of unsubsidized employed outcomes

 

Important Notes:

  • The contract may be extended based on positive results and additional funding
  • Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

 

Please send your resume and covering letter in one document via email to:

Cailen Elliott

YTF National Manager

 

CCRW is respectful of diversity – candidates from all backgrounds are welcome to apply.

 

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
* The contract may be extended based on positive results and additional funding
* Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Please send your resume and covering letter in one document via email
Contact Details:
Cailen Elliott
National Manager: Youth the Future Program
Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work
celliott (at) ccrw.org


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