Job Posting 65286

Manager, Employment Ontario
Family Services of Peel
Halton / Peel area, Mississauga
closes in 8 days (Fri, 6 Nov)
full time

Family Services of Peel (FSP) is a progressive, multi-service Agency offering a dynamic work environment & culture. 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 Manager of Employment Ontario.


Reporting to the Director of Client Services, the Manager of Employment Ontario develops & manages the Agency’s employment service model, funded by Employment Ontario, which assists unemployed individuals in their job search efforts. The Manager implements the five key components of the service delivery model including client service planning & coordination, resource & information, job search, job matching & placement, & job retention. A strong customer service approach is essential in the implementation of the employment service model. The Employment Ontario Manager plays a hands-on role including direct service provision.



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



  • Implements & manage the Employment Ontario Service model
  • Manages program staff
  • Liaises with external employment service providers & partner organizations
  • Manages client service data collection & reporting systems
  • As part of the Management Team, participates in decision-making including policies & procedures development
  • Ensures staff compliance with Agency policies & procedures
  • Conducts outreach to employers to identify opportunities & prompt job matching & placement support
  • Where necessary, provides employers with sensitivity/diversity training, workplace safety training & information on accommodation needs
  • Facilitates work opportunities & negotiation of employment relationships on behalf of clients including placement agreements & contracts with individuals & employers that include training objectives & commitments & financial incentives
  • Develops a training plan with the employer & the participant & negotiates the incentive as appropriate
  • Administers contract with employers, including the timely processing & payment of financial incentives
  • Provides career exploration, identification & clarification of interests, abilities, skills, education & experience in relation to short & long term career & employment goals in a group or individual setting
  • Provides counselling & coaching in life skills that supports successful employment participation
  • Supports mentoring & coaching during the job search process
  • Provides financial support to remove barriers to participation


  • Masters-level degree in related field
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in career coaching & job search strategies including at least 2 years of management level responsibility for a broad range of functions in a unionized environment
  • Strong knowledge of employment legislation
  • Certification with Career Professionals of Canada
  • Ability to administer & interpret level B tests/psychological instruments, Personality Dimensions, MBTI, COPSystem or Life Skills Certification would be an asset
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups – including adults, youth, newcomers to Canada or other groups with specialized needs
  • Superior oral & written communications skills
  • Goal oriented, highly organized, flexible & adaptable with superior time management skills
  • Additional language(s) an asset
  • Valid Ontario driver’s licence & regular access to a vehicle are required
  • Computer skills – proficiency in MS Word, Excel & data base usage
  • Ability to work from home, consisting of a safe & private home office setting & the necessary technical equipment & high-speed Internet access for remote work

  • Familiarity with virtual work platforms

  • Demonstrated efforts to continuously update skills 

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.     


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.

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