Description: The Career Foundation’s General Carpenter Pre-Apprenticeship program provides youth participants with General Carpenter Level 1 Apprenticeship training at the Stoney Creek Campus of Mohawk College, along with secondary trade exposure in Drywall, Acoustics and Lathing Application. In addition, our team directly provides pre-employment and job maintenance training to assist participants to develop skills for securing and retaining sustainable employment.
The Program Coordinator is a vital part of the project team and is required to utilize exceptional rapport-building skills to support youth with barriers to employment. The Program Coordinator will work closely with a core group of up to 20 youth and act as their teacher, placement coordinator, and counsellor. It is an essential function of the Program Coordinator’s position to ensure that the youth participants receive the support and assistance needed to complete all program components and achieve their goals. Additionally, the Program Coordinator will develop strong connections and relationships with industry employers, keeping them updated and assisting them with their hiring needs. It is expected that by the end of the program, youth participants will be “apprenticeship bound,” working with employers in and outside of the GTHA and well on their way to successful careers in this in-demand field.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited, to the following:
Program Coordination & Administration:
Partner Relations & Staff Management:
Program Promotion & Participant Recruitment:
Job Development & Placement:
Qualifications / Skills Required:
The Career Foundation offers a wide range of career and job-related programs. Since its inception in 1988, The Career Foundation has steadily expanded its services. Operating out of seven locations, we now help thousands of people each year successfully accomplish their employment goals. For more information, please visit our website at www.CareerFoundation.com.
The Career Foundation is committed to diversity and inclusion and aims to create a healthy and rewarding environment for all. We welcome applications from qualified individuals who represent the diversity of the people we proudly serve, including, but not limited to, visible minorities, women, persons with disabilities, Indigenous peoples, and individuals of all genders and sexual orientation. The Career Foundation, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), is also committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. We will work with candidates requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process.
We are a professional, result-driven organization that has been described by our employees as caring, compassionate, innovative, and team-oriented.
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