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Job Details

Job Number:  47025
Employment Counsellor
Job Posted: Friday, 10 August 2018
Closing Date: Tuesday, 29 January 2019
(84 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.


JVS Toronto offers you a paid vacation allowance, health & dental benefits, an employee assistance program (EAP), and corporate discounts.


Program Overview

EMETemployment is a unique employment service created for the Jewish community that helps unemployed and underemployed individuals attain employment within a competitive labour market.



Employment Counsellor, Job ID #8009


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


We’re looking for someone who will:

  • Conduct client intake and needs assessment
  • Provide individual employment counselling/coaching to clients towards employment
  • Assist clients to develop the skills and tools necessary to overcome barriers to employment
  • Working closely with coordinator, match clients with suitable job openings and advocate on the clients’ behalf
  • Provide case management and liaise with other JVS programs’ staff to follow up on clients’ progress
  • Ensure clients have access to the necessary services and supports that will increase their employability
  • Maintain detailed client records; enter all required information into various IT systems; produce statistical reports


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.
  • Strong counselling and facilitation skills
  • Effective problem solving and decision making skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills; the ability to effectively deal with many personality types and familiarity with employment-related issues and adult learning approaches
  • A good understanding of Jewish culture and tradition as well as fluency in Hebrew and/or Russian
  • A clear Police Vulnerable Sector 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 #8009 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

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