Client Engagement Worker - One Year Fixed-term contract
The Learning Enrichment Foundation (LEF) is a not-for-profit (with a social enterprise mindset) that provides a multidisciplinary and holistic set of supports for members of our community including those who are: in transition, new to Canada, out of the workforce, and a host of other individual circumstances. We currently knit together Settlement Services, Child Care, Employment Supports, Skills Training, and Language Training.
Those who have joined LEF have found that there is value in the little things as they can have the most impact. For over 40 years, it is through supporting and empowering individuals and families, (indeed the community as a whole) that we achieve our goals.
LEF is a continuously growing organization and as such, any candidate hired into this position should find opportunities for a rewarding career with opportunities for personal and professional growth. Within LEF, we value ongoing learning for our teams. All members are provided professional learning opportunities to build and foster skills, promoting leadership skills in each individual. For more information about the Learning Enrichment Foundation, please visit our website at www.lefca.org
We are looking for a team member who works as part of an integrated team. This includes, but is not limited to, employment coaching and settlement counselling as part of a broader mission of community engagement. In this role as Client Engagement Worker, you will engage and support our community members, especially newcomers facing multiple barriers to employment and settlement in their new communities. In doing so, you will enable them to achieve their employment and newcomer goals. Taking into consideration their strengths and assets, you will develop in-depth relationships with individuals, including newcomer and their families to build integrated action plans for success and sustain long-term relationships for ongoing support.
This role requires the strength to adapt to rapidly changing circumstances and the flexibility to respond creatively to enable individuals and families to become valued contributors to their community’s social and economic development. As part of the team, you are willing to take on challenges, rethink current models of service delivery and work proactively to bring out the best in community members, staff and yourself.
As a key member, you will be working with a dedicated team of professionals, who are highly committed to our community and who support employment and settlement needs, develop employer and community partnerships and are all strong leaders in their fields of expertise.
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Please note: We thank all applicants for applying, however only those considered for an interview will be contacted.
The Learning Enrichment Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to complying with the Ontario Human Rights Code and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). We also adhere to all Public Health and Ministry of Labour COVID policies. If you require accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact Michelle Ilelaboye at .
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