Job Posting 65543

Resource and Information Specialist
Job Skills
York / Durham area, Keswick
closes in 4 days (Thu, 29 Oct)
full time

Resource and Information Specialist

1 Full-time Opportunities

York Region


Who we are:  Job Skills offers employment solutions connecting the skills of job seekers with the needs of employers to create a more vibrant community.


What we need:  A positive, client-oriented individual who:

  • Is inspired by helping Clients achieve their employment goals.
  • Has excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and problem solve.
  • Has a keen eye for maintaining accuracy and detail in a fast paced environment.
  • Has superior oral and written communication skills including an excellent telephone manner.
  • Has demonstrated experience in Communication, Building Trust, Information Monitoring, Managing Work, Planning and Organizing, Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills.
  • Has a knowledge of Job search tools and techniques (Facilitation experience is considered an asset).

What you will do:  The Resource and Information Specialist supports the activities of the Job Skills Employment Programs and Services activities by:

  • Managing the day-to-day clerical responsibilities of the program including answering telephone enquiries, file maintenance, preparing reports and database management.
  • Managing a diverse client group in the resource and information room and assisting the them with their job search.
  • Supporting general office activities including data entry, customer service and reception.
  • Use your effective communication skills, working cooperatively with staff providing administrative support to ensure client success.


  • Minimum education requirement is a Post-secondary education, preferably in Career Development or Social Service and/or related experience
  • 2-4 years’ experience in the Social Service sector


  • Effective Communication (Listening Skills)
  • Fostering Teamwork
  • Functional, Technical and Organizational Proficiency
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Multi-tasking Abilities
  • Coaching
  • Information Seeking Abilities
  • Planning and Goal Setting Abilities

What you will get: In addition to the satisfaction gained from helping people reach their goals, Job Skills offers a competitive salary and benefits package!


If you are interested in this employment opportunity, please read on to learn more about Job Skills, how you can apply to this exciting position and become part of our growing Job Skills Team!


Job Skills is a forward thinking, not-for-profit, charitable organization that is constantly developing or implementing new Programs to help individuals achieve economic independence. In doing so, we aim to contribute to the economic and social viability of our community. We are ethical, client-focused, performance-oriented and believe in the personal growth of our staff, our community and our clients.


As a Resource and Information Specialist with Job Skills, you will work for a high performing organization that is dedicated to assisting individuals in achieving their employment goals.


Job Skills is committed to fostering a workplace that is both inclusive and representative of the communities we serve. As a diverse workplace incorporates a variety of backgrounds and perspectives, we believe that being a diverse and inclusive organization is essential to achieving success and client satisfaction in all Job Skills’ Services and Programs. To meet these objectives, we invite all qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply. Please be advised that accommodation is available upon request.


We thank all applicants, but only those to be interviewed will be contacted. Please indicate the position title, and job reference number in the email subject line and tell us how you learned about this opportunity in your cover letter.


Please reply in confidence by 11.59 p.m., Thursday October 29th, 2020.


JOB SKILLS Hiring Committee

Job Reference Number: KES091077

14-130 Davis Drive, Newmarket, ON, L3Y 2N1


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