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Job Number:  45914
Youth / Community Engagement Facilitator
Job Posted: Tuesday, 3 July 2018
Closing Date: Monday, 27 August 2018
(81 days ago)
JVS Toronto
Region: Toronto Metro area Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Toronto 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

Employment Ontario Youth Services programs are designed to help youth between the ages of 15 and 29 who face barriers to employment, achieve long-term employment, meaningful careers, and success in their future working lives. It provides access to employability and employment skills development, along with education/training, summer jobs and other work experiences.


Youth / Community Engagement Facilitator, Job ID #8004

Youth Job Connection & Youth Job Connection - Summer

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


We’re looking for someone who will:

  • Provide outreach to the local youth community as well as community partners; conduct intake, assessment and case management
  • Interview and assess clients for appropriateness of program; manage client and referring agent expectations
  • Coordinate client participation in pre-employment workshops, provide individual employment counselling, life skills coaching, and group facilitation
  • Develop materials for life skills and job readiness workshop delivery and facilitates sessions
  • Assesses clients’ abilities, skills and needs, and establishes mutually agreed upon employment action plan
  • Monitor clients’ performance with follow-up of individual plans; help with implementation of individual plan and provide feedback
  • Maintain detailed client records, entering all required information into electronic database tool, updated files and produce statistical documentation
  • Promote Employment Ontario Services for youth, ensure youth participation in referrals and service coordination, and liaise with EO teams to support placements

Flexible hours / evenings / weekends may be required for this position.


Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or Post Graduate Certificate in Counselling or Social Services with placement experience, or a related degree with 3-5 years of counselling experience. International degrees must be evaluated for Canadian equivalency.
  • Experience handling a heavy case load, case managing and providing workshop development and facilitation to a young audience
  • Demonstrated problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Ability to communicate with a varied client population; demonstrated observation/report-writing skills
  • Ability to effectively deal with a variety of professional and psycho/social issues
  • Ability to deal effectively with youth from different cultural and racial backgrounds and/or with special needs
  • Demonstrated superior customer service skills and experience
  • Computer literate; the ability to learn systems used by the agency (ie. SalesForce)
  • A clear Police Vulnerable Sector check is required for this position


Our ideal candidate will also have:

  • Employment Ontario knowledge and exposure
  • An energetic personality


What JVS Toronto Offers You:

  • Health & Dental Benefits
  • A paid vacation allowance
  • Fulfilling career opportunity where you can drive results and make a difference
  • Established team and management support to integrate you into your new position
  • Opportunity to collaborate with counterparts across the agency to increase success
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 # 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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