Job Posting 77240

Manager, Employment & Disability Services
JVS Toronto
Toronto Metro area
closes in 62 days (Fri, 28 Jan 2022)
full time

Manager, Employment & Disability Services, Job ID #113

Full-time / Starting ASAP / Scarborough


JVS Toronto is a registered charity in the social services sector. Our mission is to enable people to maximize their potential at work and school. The JVS Employment Source office, funded by MLTSD funded by MLTSD, provides a range of services at one location, including information and referral services, one-on-one employment counselling, employment workshops and job development/ placement services. We provide our services to a variety of clients, including persons with disabilities and mental illness through the Generating Opportunities for Learning Disability (GOLD) and ASD programs.


Our employees benefit from competitive salaries, a friendly work environment and opportunities for continuous learning. JVS Toronto also offers a generous vacation package, group benefits and pension plans in addition to paid sick time, family care and wellness days, monthly wellness initiatives, access to an employee assistance program (EAP) and a variety of corporate discounts.


We’re looking for someone who will:

  • Develop, manage and implement practices, policies and procedures for consistent employment services in all components of Employment Ontario –Employment Services (ES) & Ontario Employment Assistance Services
  • Provide management and leadership to ensure ongoing communications among staff, community partners and funders
  • Oversee all aspects of staff management, hiring and performance
  • Manage ongoing development, evaluation and continuous improvement of the ES model ensuring that the site’s procedures, processes and performance commitments, funding, outcomes and program expenditures are in compliance with our Employment Services agreements
  • Participate in yearly business plan development, preparation of quarterly estimate of expenditure reports and other compliance reports as required by funder
  • Report on budgets, monitor expenses, and resolve financial issues
  • Manage GOLD and ASD programs, establish meaningful partnerships for programs promotion/referrals, oversee programs delivery and be responsible for funder reporting
  • Promote JVS Toronto Disability Service programs to a wide range of stakeholders
  • Market and outreach; partner, liaise and collaborate with community organizations and funders to increase the profile of JVS Toronto
  • Understanding of disabilities, such as learning, ADHD, ASD, and mental health challenges in a vocational and employment based setting


Flexible hours / evenings / weekends may be required for this position.


Minimum Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or a related field
  • Knowledge of and exposure to Employment Ontario service model
  • 3+ years of management experience, preferably in the social services sector
  • Experience administering budgets and financial reporting
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop professional relationships and motivate and coach employees
  • Demonstrated ability to develop employees and implement and meet performance management standards
  • Effecting problem solving skills with the ability to make decisions
  • Effective organization skills; detail oriented
  • Effective time management skills; the ability to meet deadlines and manage competing priorities
  • Computer literate; the ability to learn systems used by the agency
  • A clear Vulnerable Sector Check



Qualified applicants are invited to submit their resume & covering letter here.

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.


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