Position Description: The Career Foundation’s Empowering Abilities Program (EAP) assists individuals with disabilities in overcoming barriers to employment by enhancing their employability to make a successful transition to employment or to return to school to further their career goal. The project consists of up to 10 weeks of pre-employment workshops followed by 12 weeks of a wage subsidy placement.
The Community Outreach Worker / Job Developer is an important part of the team, responsible for establishing new relationships with employers, finding appropriate job placement opportunities for persons with disabilities, and ensuring job retention is achieved. The Community Outreach Worker / Job Developer is also responsible for delivering pre-employment workshops, providing job coaching to participants, and other essential duties.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Job Development and Job Coaching:
Job Coaching and Retention:
Program Outreach/ Recruitment:
Qualifications / Skills Required:
About Us: 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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