Job Posting 87845

Facilitator / Business Coach
Job Skills
Toronto Metro area
closed 5 days ago (Fri, 30 Sep)
full time

Facilitator / Business Coach (2)

Full-time Opportunities

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 coaching, facilitating, building partnerships, communication and outreach/marketing
  • Have Post-secondary education, in a Social Services related field, preferably a career counselling and/or facilitation certificate and/or related University Degree with experience in career counselling
  • Have professional working proficiency in Ukrainian & understanding of Ukrainian culture
  • Have knowledge of the Ukrainian language and culture, community agencies, services, resources and employers within the community
  • Have intermediate proficiency in MS Office Programs including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint as well as iCare (preferred)
  • Have a valid Driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle


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


  • Assessing clients to obtain employment history, educational background, career goals etc.
  • Identifying barriers to employment and assisting clients to develop job readiness skills
  • Assessing the need for additional assistance such as counselling, financial aid and/or further vocational training and making appropriate referrals
  • Supervising and mentoring all participants and ensuring the development of their individual Work Experience Placement Plans
  • Supporting and monitoring clients as they progress through training interventions and /or return to work action plans
  • Following up with clients at appropriate intervals to assess progress and record employment
  • Developing curriculum for specific groups and needs, evaluating and adjusting accordingly
  • Delivering seminars and workshops to clients, both in-house and as part of outreach strategies
  • Assisting clients in the use of resources and technology for job search activities
  • Entering client data into the database and maintaining file notes and appropriate documentation around clients’ progress
  • Delivering high-quality service as outlined in Job Skills’ customer service standards
  • Participating in delivering outreach and marketing activities within the community; including job fairs, community and employment agencies, and performing outreach to clients and employers
  • Working understanding of operational business departments and their roles



  • Education/certifications:
    • Minimum education requirement is a Post-secondary education
  • 2-4 years experience in the Social Service sector
  • Proficient in Ukrainian & possess an understanding of Ukrainian culture (required for 1 of 2 roles)



  • 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, performance-oriented and believe in the personal growth of our staff, our community and our clients.


As a Facilitator/Business Coach with Job Skills, you will work for a high-performing organization that is dedicated to assisting individuals in achieving their employment goals. In this role, you will utilize your unique combination of skills and experience in counselling and networking to help clients find and maintain meaningful employment.


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. Also, please discuss how you’ve been involved in job development or related skills such as sales, negotiation, people skills and managing a caseload to achieve targets.


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