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Job Number:  45315
Coordinator - Employment Services
Job Posted: Friday, 8 June 2018
Closing Date: Saturday, 7 July 2018
(75 days ago)
Family Services of Peel
Region: Halton / Peel area Type: Full time
Location: Mississauga Salary: $26.39/hour

Family Services of Peel (FSP) is a progressive, multi-service Agency offering a dynamic work environment & culture. Are you interested in working at an organization that is committed to excellence & adds value to the community? We offer our staff competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits plan, professional development & training, & opportunities for advancement. Peel has a highly diverse & rapidly growing population of more than one million people & includes Mississauga, Brampton & Caledon. Applications are currently being accepted for a full-time Coordinator in the Employment Ontario program.



Family Services of Peel is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodation is available for applicants selected for an interview.



As part of the Employment Ontario Services (EOS) team, the Coordinator will assist individuals to identify their employment goals, develop a service plan & coach them through the job search process. The Coordinator provides individual employment counselling & group facilitation in career exploration, goal setting, skills & qualification assessment, written job search tool development, & interview & employment preparation. Coordinators also provide job retention assistance for those clients who need additional coaching & mentoring in order to maintain employment or to make the next step on their career path. A strong customer service approach is essential in this position. 



Manage a caseload of assisted job seekers

Provide services in all aspects of the job search process except job development

Develop individualized service plans with job seekers. Support, monitor & adjust service plans throughout & follow-up with individuals through to exit

Conduct regular employment counselling sessions with all participants, adjusting their service plans to meet their service & employability needs

Provide career exploration, identification & clarification of skills, education, experience & aptitudes in relation to short & long term career & employment goals through individual career counselling & group facilitation

Coach clients to increase skills in job search strategies, research & self-marketing & presentation. Provide coaching in life skills that support successful employment

Identify barriers to employment & assist clients in increasing job readiness skills, through effective job search strategies

Administer & interpret employability tests designed to determine the interests, aptitudes & abilities of clients (if required)

Assess need for assistance such as rehabilitation, financial aid or further vocational, language, literacy training or upgrading & refer clients to the appropriate services

Provide support, referrals & guidance to clients in assessing their qualifications against job requirements and access to professional accreditation, language credentials & prior learning assessments

Provide supported referral & access to other services including but not limited to education & training

Provide education & guidance regarding the Second Career application process & be responsible for processing & overseeing the complete assembly of the application & writing the summary report rational document for all Second Career clients on caseload

Develop & deliver job search workshops

Collaborate with job developer regarding appropriate job placement & matching for clients

Utilize the EOIS system for registering, tracking, updating records of activities, conducting follow up interviews with clients & monitoring & reviewing reports

Document all participant case notes including decisions, rationale & activities in EOIS (Employment Ontario database) as well as physical files as per EO requirements

Provide assistance to both Resource & Information & assisted clients in workshops & in the Computer Lab

Provide ongoing follow-up support to ensure participants are linked-back into service or other interventions after participant has exited the program

Work collaboratively & effectively with all members of the Employment Services Team

Manage scheduling of appointments & other administrative duties

Other duties as assigned


Key Qualifications          

Relevant post-secondary education (degree or diploma) in a field related to Career Counselling

A minimum of two (2) years paid work experience in the career services sector

Extensive knowledge of Employment Services, specifically MAESD programs & services

Superior customer service skills 

Ability to work collaboratively & effectively with all team members

Strong career assessment skills & a high level of comfort with the administration & interpretation of the tools

Extensive knowledge of the Canadian labour market

Excellent group workshop facilitation skills & experience delivering employment workshops to diverse groups

Sound knowledge of adult education principles

Demonstrated proficiency in use of computer technology including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, & Outlook), on-line employment tools, & customized employment software. Experience using CaMS is an asset

Excellent organizational, analytical, problem-solving & decision-making skills

Capable of handling & prioritizing a wide variety of tasks in a fast-paced environment

Experience working with a broad range of career & workplace issues & with diverse cultures

Proficiency at report writing

Superior verbal & written command of the English language

Knowledge of Mississauga / Peel Region job search, education & community resources preferred

Additional language(s) an asset

Flexibility to work days/evenings/week-ends


Wage  $26.39/hour     


We welcome applications from all qualified persons. Please forward your letter of interest & resume to:


Human Resources Department

Family Services of Peel

501-151 City Centre Drive

Mississauga ON L5B 1M7

Fax        416.352.5396



We thank all applicants however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.




Family Services of Peel is a community-based Agency that works to strengthen families, couples & individuals through counselling, education & support services. To ensure the highest standards of service for our clients, our staff are experienced & qualified professionals who reflect the richness of our diverse community. Our Counsellors adhere to the Code of Ethics of the Counselling & Social Work profession. We invite you to visit our website to learn more about our Agency & our range of programs & services.              www.fspeel.org


Family Services of Peel is committed to developing a staff team that reflects the community in which we work, & the people we serve.


An equal opportunity employer, it is Family Services of Peel’s policy to recruit & select applicants for employment solely on the basis of qualifications. In accordance with privacy legislation, by submitting your application you are providing your consent for the recruiter to conduct employment references.


As a member of this dynamic Agency, staff will be asked to undertake & lead special assignments. This may include participation in fundraising, strategic planning, & other related activities which contribute to the continuous transformation of Family Services of Peel.    

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Contact Details:
Human Resources Department
Family Services of Peel
151 City Centre Drive Suite 501
Mississauga ON L5B 1M7
Fax: 416-352-5396
www:   www.fspeel.org

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