Job Posting 93481

Program Curriculum Developer
The Career Foundation
Work From Home - Ontario
closes in 10 days (Fri, 9 Jun)
rfp (request for proposal)

About The Career Foundation: The Career Foundation is a dynamic non-profit organization that offers a wide range of employment, training, and HR services to job seekers and employers. 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. Our team of dedicated professionals have described The Career Foundation as caring, compassionate, innovative, and team oriented. For more information about us and our services, please visit our website at


Program & Role Description: The Career Foundation’s Junior Construction Field Coordinator Recruitment and Training program (o/a “the program”) will recruit, train, and provide job placement assistance to underrepresented and marginalized individuals in Ontario’s Southwestern Region, the Greater Toronto Area, and Ottawa. Services to participants will be provided both virtually and in-person.


Working in cooperation with industry partners, the program will focus on serving those who are furthest from the labour market to provide them with the education and experience required to enter and build their careers in the construction industry. Participants will include women, persons with mental health challenges, youth at risk, Indigenous peoples, individuals previously involved with the justice system, low-wage earners, newcomers, and/or racialized groups. To support participants’ job retention, program staff will also coach employers on diversity and inclusion practices.


The Program Curriculum Developer will play a crucial role in developing a comprehensive curriculum guidebook, lesson plan, and participant logbook for the program.


  • Position Type: Independent Contractor
  • Number of positions: 1
  • Location & Requirements: This opportunity is currently structured as a fully remote position. This remote schedule is based upon operational needs and contingent on the successful candidate possessing a private work-from-home space with reliable, high-speed internet
  • Minimum experience required: 2+ years
  • Reporting to: Program Coordinator
  • Start Date: Immediately until June 19, 2023
  • Compensation: A competitive compensation package will be provided based on experience.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:


Curriculum Development


Deliver a practical Construction Field Coordinator training program that equips participants with the ability to work productively, safely, and efficiently while learning daily tasks that commonly occur on work sites. This course should focus on developing essential skills and enhancing communication, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills. Lessons will focus on providing participants with entry-level construction coordination skills that will be demonstrated and practiced through a series of hands-on work-based scenarios and activities. Training will include industry-approved Construction Field Coordinator Training certification. The topics should include the following:  

  • Understanding contract documents and reviewing trade scopes of work.
  • Basic computer software used in the construction industry. 
  • On-site communication with Superintendents/Project Managers regarding ongoing trade work and progress deliverables. 
  • Overview of types of meetings in the field.
  • Overview of quality control and drawings.
  • Deficiency walk-throughs. 
  • How to recognize unsafe conditions and who to report them to. 
  • The basics of surveying, elevation, and horizontal layout.
  • Review of typical construction heavy equipment and tools.
  • Cold weather temperature protection and monitoring. 
  • Civil Construction: Understanding terminologies and branches of Civil Engineering. 
  • Building Construction: Understanding terminologies and Commercial/Industrial Construction and the process of adding structure to properties.


Qualifications/ Skills Required:

  • Experience in curriculum development.
  • Detailed knowledge of the Construction Field Coordinator role is essential.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills. 
  • Knowledge of industry-approved Construction Field Coordinator Training certification. 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team. 
  • Strong organizational and time management skills. 


The Career Foundation’s Commitment:

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.

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