Job Posting 83341

Employment Service Worker
March of Dimes Canada
Work From Home - London area
Commissioners Road East London, ON
closes in 4 days (Tue, 31 May)
canada summer jobs / summer students
Location/Lieu: London, ON
Position/Poste: Employment Service Worker – Canada Summer Job - Contract 
The purpose of this position is to work collaboratively with the Employment Services team to provide support to adults who have employment barriers in the following areas:
  • To provide a variety of employment supports to consumers in work trials and employment. Services provided will be directed by a Vocational Rehabilitation Team Leader or a Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist and will be delivered within a team delivery model. The team may include the Employment Support Worker, Vocational Rehabilitation Team Leader/Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist/employer, and consumer. Services may include coaching to help consumers learn specific job skills, development of natural supports at the workplace, provision of support and coaching outside the workplace, post service follow up.
  • Aid with accepting referrals from a variety of sources
  • Assist with coordinating assessment and vocational exploration activities so that the client can select viable vocational goals
  • Provide assistance to the Employment Services department in assessing clients’ motivation to work and disability related barriers to employment and provide supportive measures to ensure individual success
  • Assist with the development of an individual employment action plan that details the steps the client needs to achieve their vocational goal
  • Aid the Employment Services department in monitoring client progress, developing solutions when the client experiences employment retention issues or is at risk of job loss
  • Contact local employers to gather labour market information
  • Assist with the planning and facilitation of workshops
  • Aid with researching various community support resources, and providing training, administration and coordination support to clients for their participation during virtual employment search group sessions
  • Provide administration support to the Employment Services department
  • Conduct research by contacting other agencies to gather information to update the community support resource library
  • Assist with the filing and archiving of data and files
  • General office and computer support: respond to inquiries; use computer word processing; spreadsheet and database software to prepare reports, memos and documents
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned
Qualifications/Compétences requises:.
  • Social Services degree or Social Service Worker diploma
  • Strong computer skills: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Internet, Microsoft Teams)
  • Excellent communication skills, oral and written
  • Able to take verbal and written direction and to follow through to completion of task and detail oriented
  • Able to work well on their own and manage their time
  • Ability to multi-task, proactively problem-solve and take initiative
NOTE: This role will be performed virtually, should our office re-open at greater capacity, the Employment Service Worker will work on-site at our office located at 920 Commissioners Road East London, ON N52 3J1
Applications accepted until/Candidatures acceptées jusqu’au (mm/dd/yy) May 31, 2022
Send application and resume to/Adressez votre demande d’emploi et curriculum vitae à:
Name: Miriam Braithwaite
Position: Regional Employment Services Manager
Address (#, street/rue, suite, city/ville, province, postal code): 243 Church Street St Catharines, ON
Telephone: 905 687 7467
Fax: 905 687 9522
Please note that March of Dimes Canada has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy. All employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by receiving all required doses of a vaccine approved by Health Canada at least 14 days prior to the commencement of their employment, or as otherwise recommended by public health authorities. We will provide reasonable accommodation to individuals who are unable to be vaccinated for medical reasons or on the basis of any other protected ground, as required under applicable human rights legislation.

March of Dimes Canada is committed to a workforce that is reflective of the diverse populations that we serve. We welcome applications from qualified individuals from all backgrounds. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), and accessibility standards across Canada, March of Dimes Canada will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require any accommodations, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. We are committed to a selection process and work environment that is inclusive, equitable and accessible.

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