Position Title: Employment Counsellor - Scarborough
Organization Structure: Reports to the Programs Manager
Job Classification: Counsellor
Job Status: Full- Time
Number of Positions: 1
Wage: $25.93/hour for 35 hours/week
This is a bargaining unit position.
Be a part of Polycultural Immigrant and Community services! Founded in 1993, Polycultural is dedicated to hosting an open and inclusive environment for all. We are a multicultural melting-pot perfectly reflecting Canada’s diversity. We are like a family, have a culture filled with care and genuine connection with a very inclusive environment for all. With a diverse range of programs and services, we help individuals and families build a brighter future in Canada. Serving clients from over eight different locations across the GTA and Orangeville in more than 20 languages.
Responsible for facilitating workshops and delivering one on one employment for eligible newcomers. This includes the delivery of Job Search Workshop, individual employment-related counselling and assessment; solution focused counselling, information and referral provision, facilitating information sessions on employment related topics, and matching with employment-related opportunities and professional mentor.
Changes behavioural style or method of approach when necessary to achieve a goal; adjusts style as appropriate to the needs of the situation. Responds to change with a positive attitude and a willingness to learn new ways to accomplish work activities and objectives.
Planning & Organizing/Time Management
Establishes a systematic course of action for self or others to ensure accomplishment of a specific objective. Sets priorities, goals, and timetables to achieve maximum productivity.
Using a variety of communication styles and strategies to foster open communications, the exchange of information, and discussion on an ongoing basis.
Does more than is required or expected in the job; does things that no one has requested that will improve or enhance services, avoid problems, or develop entrepreneurial opportunities. Plans ahead for upcoming problems or opportunities and takes appropriate action.
Demonstrates strong commitment to meeting the needs of co-workers, managers, clients, or community members, striving to ensure their full satisfaction.
In support of persons with disabilities, Polycultural asks that job applicants with disabilities who require accommodation in the recruitment and selection process, to please advise Human Resources if contacted for an interview/testing so that suitable accommodation can be arranged. (In compliance with AODA, 2005, Integrated Accessibility Standards). If you require assistance in sending your resume due to a disability, please contact Human Resources directly.
We thank everyone for their interest in Polycultural; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Polycultural Immigrant & Community Services hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity.
No phone calls please.
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