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Youth Job Connection Summer Program

Part-time Opportunity; Mobile Role, Based in Keswick and Serving Northern York Region

Resumes may be submitted to emp-hiring@jobskills.org with the job title in the subject line.
Deadline to apply is March 17, 2017

What we need:

A positive, client-oriented individual who:

  • Is inspired by helping Youth achieve their employment goals.
  • Has experience working with barriered clients.
  • Has demonstrated experience in Communication, Group Presentation & Facilitation, Coaching, Intake/Needs Assessment, Administration, Data Entry, Planning and Organizing
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  • Has excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and problem solve.
  • Has Post-secondary education preferably in Career and Work Counseling, Social Work, Adult Education and/or a combination of education and relevant work related experience.
  • Has demonstrated experience in Career Counselling/Career Development Theory, Individual Counselling/Assessment Skills, Information/Resources, Consultation/Case Management, Diverse Populations and Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills.
  • Is outgoing and experienced in engaging youth through outreach and has the ability to build relationships within the education system and with community partners.
  • Will work as a part of the greater Youth Job Connection (YJC) Team to ensure YJC Summer participant outreach and intake targets are achieved.
  • Has expertise in Building Trust, Information Monitoring, Managing Work, Planning and Organizing.

What you will do:

Support Job Skills’ Employment Services and Programs by:

  • Leading our Youth Job Connection Summer workshops during March Break (March 13 – 17) also participating in several evening intake sessions, in addition to two (2) weekends a month during the months of April, May and June.
  • Delivering employability/life skills seminars and workshops to clients, to support their employment goals.
  • Engaging well and enthusiastically with high school students, ages 15 - 18
  • Delivering existing curriculum on employability (i.e. resume writing, interview preparation), soft skills and life skills).
  • Motivating your clients by working collaboratively with them, through workshops to achieve their employment goals.

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 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 Summer Job Facilitator with the Employment Services and Programs division, 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 to support Job Skills’ Youth Job Connection Summer program.

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 how you learned about this job in your cover letter.

Resumes may be submitted to emp-hiring@jobskills.org with the job title in the subject line.
Deadline to apply is March 17, 2017

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image depicting Job Skills' hours over the holiday season: All locations closed on December 26, 27, 28 andJanuary; Normal hours resume on January 3rd. When open, hours at all locations will be 8:30 am - 4:30 pm. The Keswick Employment Services location will be open until 7:00 pm on January 3rd, the Markham Employment Services location will be open until 7:00 pm on January 5th.

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