Job Posting 77573

Job Skills
York / Durham area
closes in 4 days (Fri, 10 Dec)
full time


Full-time Opportunity

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:    Results-driven individuals who:

  • Are inspired by helping people achieve their employment goals
  • Have demonstrated experience in communication, formal group presentation & facilitation, coaching, employability/needs assessments, curriculum development, planning, organizing and follow-up
  • Have solid knowledge of all facets of job search and career development including the current Canadian labour market, Canadian workplace practices, job search strategies and techniques
  • Have experience working with health care professionals or in the health care industry considered an asset
  • Are outgoing and experienced in engaging clients through outreach and has the ability to build relationships with community partners
  • Have excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and problem solve
  • Have intermediate to advanced proficiency in MS Office programs including Word, Excel, Outlook, Access and PowerPoint
  • Have a valid Driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle


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

  • Developing and delivering curriculum in support of service delivery, evaluating and adjusting accordingly
  • Providing individual coaching as necessary to participants
  • Working with clients to facilitate peer-lead support groups around employability and job search and job maintenance issues
  • Conducting employability workshops
  • Participating in developing working relationships with community partners, employment agencies, mentors, trainers, employers to promote Job Skills and its services
  • Assisting in delivering outreach and marketing activities/strategy within the community
  • Participating in community activities and job fairs
  • Networking with community and employment agencies as required
  • Conducting outreach to clients and employers as necessary
  • Developing monthly summary reports and completing other administrative duties as necessary including budget tracking for purchase orders such as client binders and supplies
  • Maintaining accurate, up-to-date, documentation of client workshop activities
  • Researching and analyzing current and future job market trends that are relevant to the client base
  • Collecting, summarizing and reporting customer satisfaction surveys for workshop activities


  • Education/certifications: Post-secondary education, preferably in adult teaching and/or related experience
  • 2-4 Years’ experience in the social service sector


  • Oral Communication
  • Fostering Teamwork
  • Functional, Technical and Organizational Proficiency
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Self-Confidence
  • Coaching
  • Client Service Orientation
  • 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, and performance-oriented and believe in the personal growth of our staff, our community and our clients.


As a Facilitator 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.


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Thanks for looking on and good luck with your job search!