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Job Number:  44548
Job Posted: Monday, 14 May 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 1 June 2018
(76 days ago)
Job Skills
Region: York / Durham area Type: Full time
Location: Keswick Salary: (not entered)


      Full-time Opportunity

       Keswick Employment Services & Programs Location


Who we areJob Skills offers employment solutions connecting the skills of job seekers with the needs of employers to create a more vibrant community.


What we need: A positive, client-oriented individual who:

  • Is inspired by helping people achieve their employment goals
  • Has demonstrated experience in Outcome Management, Program Monitoring, Trend Analysis, Outreach, Facilitation, Client Management, Curriculum Development, Collaboration, Communication, Managing Work, Planning and Organizing, Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills
  • Has 2 years recent and relevant experience in employment, group facilitation and/or providing job search assistance
  • Has solid knowledge of all facets of job search and career development including the current Canadian labour market, Canadian workplace practices, job search strategies and techniques
  • Has experience working with barriered Clients
  • Is outgoing and experienced in engaging youth through outreach and has the ability to build relationships within the education system and with community partners
  • Has superior oral and written communication skills
  • Has excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and problem solve
  • Has post-secondary education preferably in Career and Work Counseling, Human Resources and/or a combination of education and relevant Newcomer work related experience
  • Certification in Life Skills Coaching, Personality Dimensions and Common Assessment Training Level I & II preferred
  • Has intermediate to advanced proficiency in MS Office programs including Word, Excel, Outlook, Access and PowerPoint
  • Will have a valid Driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle


What you will do:  Support the Job Skills’ team and participants by:

  • Maintaining knowledge of current employability issues and tailoring workshops to reflect these issues
  • Developing, evaluating and adjusting curriculum in support of service delivery requirements
  • Delivering seminars and workshops to Youth both in-house and as part of outreach strategies (e.g. labour market information, job search strategies, resume & cover letter development, interviewing skills & techniques etc.)
  • Providing coaching and mentoring to participants
  • Working with clients to facilitate peer-led support groups around employability and job maintenance issues
  • Participating in outreach activities to promote Job Skills and develop working relationships with community partners, employment agencies, trainers, and employers
  • Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, providing intake, assisting with resume/interview preparation, self-assessments, researching and analyzing labour market and sector-specific trends, preparing Program reports, supporting networking events, and coordinating meetings, as required


What you will get:  In addition to the satisfaction gained from helping people reach their goals, Job Skills offers a competitive salary and benefits package!


If you are interested in this employment opportunity, please read on to learn more about Job Skills, how you can apply to this exciting position and become part of our growing Job Skills Team!


Job Skills is a forward thinking, not-for-profit, charitable organization that is constantly developing or implementing new programs to help individuals achieve economic independence. In doing so, we aim to contribute to the economic and social viability of our community. We are ethical, Client-focused, performance-oriented and believe in the personal growth of our Staff, our community and our Clients.


As a Facilitator for Job Skills, you will work for a high performing organization that is dedicated to assisting individuals in achieving their employment goals. In this role, you will utilize your unique combination of skills and experience to support help Clients achieve their employment goals.


Job Skills is committed to fostering a workplace that is both inclusive and representative of the communities we serve. As a diverse workplace incorporates a variety of backgrounds and perspectives, we believe that being a diverse and inclusive organization is essential to achieving success and Client satisfaction in all Job Skills’ Services and Programs. To meet these objectives, we invite all qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply. Please be advised that accommodation is available upon request.


We thank all applicants, but only those to be interviewed will be contacted. Please indicate the position title and Job Reference Number in the E-mail subject line and tell us how you learned about this job in your cover letter.


Please reply in confidence by 4:30 p.m. June 1, 2018.


JOB SKILLS Hiring Committee

Job Reference Number: K050930


14-130 Davis Drive, Newmarket, ON, L3Y 2N1



How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please send applications in PDF format only via email and indicate the position title and Job Reference Number in the E-mail subject line.
Contact Details:
www:   www.jobskills.org

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