Canadian Hearing Services has an opening for an Employment Consultant, based in Waterloo (servicing both Waterloo and Brantford), who will be responsible for working with deaf and hard of hearing consumers to provide a continuity of career and employment services. In this role, you will be responsible for providing information to employers and related consumer groups about deafness and hearing loss, as well as presenting workshops and seminars focused on a variety of job search topics and access issues related to employment.
This will be a permanent, full-time position working Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
The ideal candidate will bring 3-5 years of employment consulting experience including job development, job trials, and job placement. You will be someone with a sense of urgency who can handle pressure and manage a varied workload with competing priorities and deadlines. The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Business or Career Counselling or equivalent, plus excellent customer service and problem-solving skills.
CHS is the industry-leading provider of services and products that enable Deaf and hard of hearing Canadians to overcome barriers. We are an Accredited organization and the largest of its kind in North America. Building on its 82-year history and following a remarkable and ambitious turnaround, CHS is a modern, progressive and professional organization well-positioned for growth both nationally and internationally. In 2021, CHS achieved Accreditation with Exemplary Standing from Accreditation Canada making it the first national organization serving Deaf and hard of hearing Canadians to earn this distinction.
CHS requires you to be legally eligible for employment in Canada (Proof of legal ability to work in Canada will be required if a contingent offer of employment is made.)
Vaccines (COVID and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.
In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), CHS will provide accommodation, accessible formats and communication supports for the interview upon request.
CANADIAN HEARING SERVICES IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND SUPPORTS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION HIRING PROCESS FOR DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING APPLICANTS.
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