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Job Number:  45360
Program Facilitator/Employment Counsellor, Job ID #8001
Job Posted: Monday, 11 June 2018
Closing Date: Thursday, 12 July 2018
(74 days ago)
JVS Toronto
Region: Toronto Metro area Type: Contract - Full time
Location: North York Salary: (not entered)

Who is JVS Toronto?

JVS Toronto believes that every individual has opportunities for employment. Since 1947, JVS Toronto has been giving the power of employment and improved learning serving 10,000 new individuals annually through career, employment, and assessment services in Toronto and York Region. We also help businesses recruit the workforce they need to be successful. JVS Toronto is a registered charity and receives generous funding to provide most of our services without charge. Visit www.jvstoronto.org.


Program Overview

The new Information and Orientation Program for Internationally Trained Professionals in Architecture, funded by the IRCC offers newcomer architectural professionals an opportunity to gain knowledge of the Canadian workplace by providing access to technical information, mentorships as well as the possibility of internships and employment in architecture.


Program Facilitator / Employment Counsellor, Job ID #8001


Full-time / 1 year contract with possibility of renewal / Starting ASAP / Keele & Finch


The individual in this position will:

  • During the start-up stage of the program, develop a variety of program curricula, including for online delivery in collaboration with IT consultants
  • Conduct orientation sessions, assess participant eligibility and coordinate referrals
  • Facilitate, lead and instruct students online; maintain participants’ records, files and training materials
  • Provide job search and workplace communications training online and complete participant profiles and action plans
  • Plan and coordinate an online Group Mentoring process and facilitate mentoring matches and support mentors and mentees throughout the process
  • Refer participants to existing resources and supports in the community including those offered by EO centres
  • Monitor work experience placements and visit practicum sites; liaise with community partners
  • Conduct participant evaluations, liaise with program evaluator and monitor progress and develop action plans where necessary
  • Maintain participant and program records and assemble data for use in reports and program evaluation and to implement improvements
  • Document and monitor employment outcomes, assist with the development of strategies to ensure program and employment targets are reached and track participant progress both during and after program completion


Qualifications & Experience:

  • Degree in counselling or social work with placement experience or degree with 3-5 years counselling experience and/or a post graduate diploma in counselling or social work with placement experience. International degrees must be evaluated for Canadian equivalency.
  • You have proven experience working with Internationally Educated Individuals in the immigration, employment and/or settlement sectors and the ability to motivate and train professionals from diverse backgrounds.
  • You have expertise in academic research and proven experience in adult education and curriculum development for online instruction.
  • A skilled employment counsellor, leader and facilitator, you possess knowledge of job search strategies and are attuned to local labour market conditions for professionals in architecture.
  • Solid organizational, oral and written communication skills, as well as strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, are necessary for this position.
  • A Vulnerable Sector Police Check is required for this position.
How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Qualified applicants are invited to submit their resume & covering letter ASAP to
Applications will be accepted only through the above e-mail address.
Please include the job title and job ID 8001 in the subject line.

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:
JVS Toronto
Head Office
74 Tycos Drive
Toronto, ON, M6B 1V9

Tel: (416) 787-1151

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