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Job Skills offers employment solutions connecting the skills of job seekers with the needs of employers to create a more vibrant community.

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 as well as support local employers to meet their current and future hiring needs. We are ethical, Client-focused, performance-oriented and believe in the personal growth of our staff, our community and our clients.

Job Skills is committed to fostering a workplace that is both inclusive and representative of the communities we serve. As a diverse workplace incorporating 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’ programs and services. To meet these objectives, we invite all qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply. Please be advised that accommodation is available upon request.

Would you like to join our team?

If you:

  • have a desire to make a difference in your community
  • have professional training and experience in the employment industry
  • are looking for a challenging and rewarding opportunity
  • are passionate about helping others
  • are a “people person”

Come work with us!

Current Job openings

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:    

A positive, client-oriented individual who:

  • Is inspired by helping people achieve their employment goals
  • Has excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and problem solve
  • Has a keen eye for maintaining accuracy and detail in a fast-paced environment
  • Basic Accounting and/or Bookkeeping skills, an asset
  • Has intermediate proficiency in MS Office programs including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • A valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle

Qualifications:

  • Minimum education requirement is a High School Diploma or GED
  • Intermediate computer skills
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in an administrative role

 

Competencies:

  • Effective Communication (Oral and Written)
  • Effective Listening Skills
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Multi-tasking abilities
  • Attention to detail
  • Client Service Orientation

 

What you will do:

  • Provide support for all administrative departments
  • Provide support as needed agency-wide
  • Provide reception relief and support the Receptionist/Administrative Assistant to respond to organizational general email, telephone inquiries, Chat Line and walk-in clients and provide general program information to refer clients internally and externally
  • Develop and monitor Chat Line schedule
  • Provide real-time support to clients by monitoring the chat function in the organization’s website
  • Prepare and edit correspondence, communications, presentations and other documents
  • Maintain and update administration policies and procedures
  • Take meeting minutes as required
  • Prepare correspondence, sends faxes and emails, photocopies materials as required
  • Prepare and maintain filing system as required
  • Ensure accuracy of data entered into organization’s databases
  • Maintain and update directory portals with agency information
  • Monitor, screen, respond to and distribute incoming communications
  • Liaise with couriers, suppliers, property management and office cleaners
  • Order and maintain office supplies to ensure efficient office operation
  • Process and submit purchase orders as required
  • Relay messages and program inquiries from community partners
  • Attend staff meetings and participate in reporting and decision-making as required
  • Assists in arranging all aspects of planning and coordinating meetings/events, virtual and in-person.

 

 

 What you will get:

 

In addition to the satisfaction gained from helping people reach their goals, Job Skills offers a competitive salary!

 

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 an Administrative Assistant with Job Skills, you will work for a high performing organization that is dedicated to contributing to the economic and social viability of our community.

 

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 E-mail subject line and tell us how you learned about this job in your cover letter.

 

Please reply in confidence by 4:30 pm, Friday, May 20, 2022

 

JOB SKILLS Hiring Committee

Job Reference Number:  HO042634

14-130 Davis Drive, Newmarket, ON, L3Y 2N1

E-mail:  resumes@jobskills.org

http://www.jobskills.org

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:    

The successful candidate will meet the following criteria:

 

  • Must be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of employment
  • Must be a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act* for the duration of the employment and,
  • Must have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations

 

*Foreign Students are not eligible

 

Applicants should also have the following qualifications/skills:

  • Have excellent communication skills (written, verbal)
  • Have excellent customer services skills with both internal and external customers
  • Have superior organizational skills, with the ability to multi-task, in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficient in MS Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access)

 

Preferred candidates will be enrolled in either a college and/or university level program, majoring in one of the following disciplines:

  • Human Resources or related field

 

 

 What you will do:

Support Job Skills’ Human Resources department by:

 

Recruitment and Onboarding

  • Developing an understanding of the applicant pre-screening process and being able to pre-screen candidates
  • Becoming familiar with the job posting process (internal and external) and being able to post jobs in accordance with company standards/legislative requirements
  • Assisting in the interview process and collaborating with the internal interview team to co-ordinate full interview cycle
  • Learning the reference checking process and being able to conduct candidate reference checks
  • Assisting with job offers and the orientation process

 

Database and File Maintenance

  • Becoming familiar with the Job Skills’ timesheet management database and assisting in the monitoring of staff timesheets and preparation of related monthly reports
  • Maintaining both paper and electronic staff files

 

Reporting and Documentation

  • Becoming familiar with regular HR reports and being able to collect data, analyze information and prepare reports, as required
  • Learning HR templates available in the Human Resources directory and being able to produce basic HR documents

 

Special Projects

  • Updating of health and safety processes and communication of same
  • Revising Job Skills job descriptions, including related competencies
  • Updating of Job Skills Staff Manual
  • Becoming familiar with all HR processes and updating the HR Operating Procedural Manual
  • Participating in committee work, both with the Joint Health & Safety Committee and Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee
  • Working with HR and staff to produce monthly bulletins related to the Joint Health & Safety Committee

 

General Office Duties

  • Becoming familiar with Job Skills’ mandate, objectives and programs, through the review of available literature, involvement in staff meetings and site-specific visits
  • Responding to general inquiries for information and referring walk-in/telephone clients to appropriate Job Skills and other community services and programs, as required
  • Developing and maintain a working relationship with all Job Skills’ departments, at all Job Skills’ offices
  • Learning to operate basic office equipment (e.g. phone systems, printer, scanner, postage machine, desk top computer, including related computer programs, e-mail and directories)

 

Competencies:

  • Building Collaborations/Partnerships
  • Self-Confidence
  • Coaching
  • Client Service Orientation
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Accountability
  • Persuasive Communication
  • Problem Solving

 

What you will get: In addition to the satisfaction gained from helping people reach their goals, Job Skills offers a competitive salary!

 

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 Human Resource Assistant 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 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.

 

Please reply in confidence by 4:30 pm, Friday, May 13, 2022

 

JOB SKILLS Hiring Committee

Job Reference Number:  HO042300

14-130 Davis Drive, Newmarket, ON, L3Y 2N1

E-mail:  resumes@jobskills.org

http://www.jobskills.org

 

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:    

The successful candidate will meet the following criteria:

 

  • Must be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of employment
  • Must be a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act* for the duration of the employment and,
  • Must have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations

*Foreign Students are not eligible

 

Applicants should also have the following qualifications/skills:

 

  • Have excellent communication skills (written, verbal)
  • Have excellent customer services skills with both internal and external customers
  • Self-directed, motivated, takes initiative
  • Have superior organizational skills, with the ability to multi-task, in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficient in MS Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access)
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite including Illustrator and Dreamweaver
  • Familiarity with Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and other social media sites
  • Familiarity with HootSuite, Google Analytics
  • Ability to quickly learn and implement new skills

 

Preferred candidates will be enrolled in either a college and/or university level program, majoring in one of the following disciplines:

 

  • Marketing/Communications
  • Social Media
  • Graphic Design
  • Web Developer
  • Marketing related certificates and/or degrees

 

 

 What you will do:

Support Job Skills’ Marketing department by:

 

Marketing/Communications

 

  • Becoming familiar with the organization’s overall marketing strategy, as well as the strategies for individual programs/services.
  • Assisting with the creation/revision of specific marketing materials (both print and electronic) to support the promotion of Job Skills’ services and programs for unemployed individuals.
  • Ordering printed and promotional material.
  • Being an active contributor at marketing strategy meetings.
  • Assisting with the development of outreach plans including the distribution of marketing materials to appropriate venues.
  • Proofreading and editing of marketing materials.
  • Participating in weekly departmental meetings.

 

Social Media/Website Maintenance

 

  • Studying and becoming familiar with the organization’s personnel and social media policies, the marketing procedural manual, Job Skills’ website procedures, and guidelines for Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), as it relates to websites.
  • Increasing the organization’s social media activity level in the following platforms, i.e. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, YouTube, etc. by posting approved content on the appropriate social media venue, on a pre-determined schedule.
  • Researching/writing posts based on the social media calendar/roadmap.
  • Assisting with creating/curating a variety of content for the organization’s various social media platforms, i.e. articles, YouTube videos, online ads, etc.
  • Supporting the online presence (website/Facebook page) of Welcome Centre Immigrant Services, including creating/curating appropriate content.
  • Assisting in writing content for Job Skills’ website to promote interest in the organization’s services and programs, i.e. testimonials, program overviews, client resources, etc.
  • Working with the Director, Communications and marketing staff to ensure that website and social media accounts are free of errors, broken links and meet AODA standards of accessibility.
  • Updating website content as directed, including posting of flyers, calendars, event messaging, etc.

 

Special Projects

 

  • Assisting with the implementation of various components of Job Skills’ brand enhancement strategy (including participating in strategy meetings, contributing ideas/suggestions, assisting with revising existing marketing collateral to meet with new brand guidelines etc.).
  • Assisting with the development of the Job Skills’ style guide.
  • Researching/writing/creating client success stories/testimonials for promotion use in both digital and print.
  • Working with the marketing team on the re-design of Job Skills’ website on the new platform to meet with the new brand guidelines.

 

General Office Duties

 

  • Becoming familiar with Job Skills’ mandate, objectives and programs (e.g. Employment Services, Youth Job Connection, Smart Start, Canada Ontario Job Grant, Business Services, Welcome Centre Immigrant Services, Self-Employment Pathway for Newcomers, Job Search Workshop, Job Find Club-Enhanced, Employment Settlement Services etc.), through the review of available literature, involvement in staff meetings and site-specific visits.
  • Responding to general inquiries for information and referring walk-in/telephone clients to appropriate Job Skills and other community services and programs, as required.
  • Developing and maintaining a working relationship with all Job Skills departments, at all Job Skills offices.
  • Learning to operate basic office equipment (e.g. phone systems, photocopier, laminator, postage machine, computer programs, emails and directories, etc.).

 

Competencies:

  • Building Collaborations/Partnerships
  • Self-Confidence
  • Coaching
  • Client Service Orientation
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Accountability
  • Persuasive Communication
  • Problem Solving

 

What you will get:

In addition to the satisfaction gained from helping people reach their goals, Job Skills offers a competitive salary!

 

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

 

As a Marketing/Communications Assistant 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 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.

 

Please reply in confidence by 4:30 pm, Friday, May 13, 2022

 

JOB SKILLS Hiring Committee

Job Reference Number:  HO042938

14-130 Davis Drive, Newmarket, ON, L3Y 2N1

E-mail:  resumes@jobskills.org

http://www.jobskills.org

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:    

The successful candidate will meet the following criteria:

 

  • Must be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of employment
  • Must be a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act* for the duration of the employment and,
  • Must have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations

 

*Foreign Students are not eligible

 

Applicants should also have the following qualifications/skills:

 

  • Have excellent communication skills (written, verbal)
  • Have excellent customer services skills with both internal and external customers
  • Have superior organizational skills, with the ability to multi-task, in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficient in MS Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access)

 

Preferred candidates will be enrolled in either a college and/or university level program, majoring in one of the following disciplines:

 

  • Social Service Worker/Social Work-Race and Ethnicity
  • Liberal Arts and Professional Studies
  • Arts and Contemporary Studies

 

 

 What you will do:

Support Job Skills’ Finance and Human Resource departments by:

 

Funding and Proposal Development Research

  • Researching, evaluating and collating regional statistical information to understand the demographics of each area served by Job Skills
  • Researching, evaluating and collating the current demographics of the clients Job Skills serves by reviewing the criteria for current client recruitment by location and program
  • Creating an online file for each region and develop a list of common statistical information in collaboration with the Funding and Operations Associate
  • Assisting in the research process related to potential funding sources (including all levels of government, charities and foundations) and, in collaboration with the Funding and Operations Associate leading, developing an ongoing database of potential opportunities
  • Becoming familiar with the eligibility criteria for clients of Job Skills’ menu of programs and services by collaborating with Managers of each division

 

Database and File Maintenance

  • Becoming familiar with the Job Skills’ SMART database and assist in potential development of a database for prospective funding opportunities

 

Reporting and Documentation

  • In collaboration with IT, researching how the SMART database that contains funding opportunities and can create monthly reports, collaborating with management team relating to proposal development.

 

Special Projects – Proposal Development

  • Reviewing current and historical proposals developed and submitted by Job Skills
  • In collaboration with the Funding and Operations Associate, reviewing potential proposal components to develop as multi-use templates for future submissions
  • Participating in committee work, both with the Fund and Proposal Committee and Client Recruitment Committee to understand current and future activities that may be assisted by focused research

 

General Office Duties

  • Becoming familiar with Job Skills’ mandate, objectives and programs, through the review of available literature, involvement in staff meetings and site-specific virtual visits.
  • Developing and maintain a working relationship with all Job Skills’ departments, at all Job Skills’ offices.
  • Learning to operate basic office equipment if/when returning to an in-office environment (e.g. phone systems, printer, scanner, postage machine, desk top computer, including related computer programs, e-mail and directories).

 

Competencies:

  • Building Collaborations/Partnerships
  • Self-Confidence
  • Coaching
  • Client Service Orientation
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Accountability
  • Persuasive Communication
  • Problem Solving

 

What you will get:

In addition to the satisfaction gained from helping people reach their goals, Job Skills offers a competitive salary!

 

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 Research Assistant 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 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.

 

Please reply in confidence by 4:30 pm, Friday, May 13, 2022

 

JOB SKILLS Hiring Committee

Job Reference Number:  HO042939

14-130 Davis Drive, Newmarket, ON, L3Y 2N1

E-mail:  resumes@jobskills.org

http://www.jobskills.org

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:

The successful candidate will meet the following criteria:

 

  • Must be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of employment
  • Must be a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act* for the duration of the employment and,
  • Must have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations

 

*Foreign Students are not eligible

 

Applicants should also have the following qualifications/skills:

 

  • Have excellent communication skills (written, verbal)
  • Have excellent customer services skills with both internal and external customers
  • Have superior organizational skills, with the ability to multi-task, in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficient in MS Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access)

 

Preferred candidates will be enrolled in either a college and/or university level program, majoring in one of the following disciplines:

 

  • Social Service Worker / Social Work
  • Career Development Professional/Practitioner
  • Supported Employment Specialist

 

What you will do:

The Community Outreach Assistant supports the client recruitment activities of the Job Skills Employment Programs and Services activities by:

 

Outreach and Client Support

  • Participating in the development of a formal outreach program for JS programs, utilizing the JS internal database. This will include:
    • Creating an outreach schedule of events for a 12-month period to include face to face meetings at community partner team meetings, delivery of email and hard copy JS marketing information
    • Updating and expanding the JS existing stakeholders list of community partners
    • Creating a detailed list of all local community locations to target clients (i.e. shopping malls, shelters, community centres, food pantries, libraries)
    • Creating a schedule for digital notifications to be sent to all community partners on a monthly basis
    • Researching and creating a formal list of all local community FB links to include staff memberships
    • Researching and creating a 12-month list of community events within York Region and entering this in the JS internal database
  • Participating in the delivery of outreach activities both on-site and throughout the community (i.e. community partners, community centers, youth centers, shopping malls, job fairs and shelters)
  • Conducting planned outreach activities in York Region, in coordination with JS’ services and programs team
  • Using excellent customer service skills, both on the phone and in person, dealing tactfully and effectively with partners, organizations, government agencies and the general public
  • Participating in the planning, preparation and promotion of events
  • Attending and assisting with specific promotional activities or other activities, as required

 

Communication

  • Ensuring that the Employment Services and Programs Manager is kept aware of critical issues and weekly activities
  • Making recommendations to the Employment Services and Programs Manager, regarding the delivery of an outreach strategy

 

Special Projects

  • Working with the Marketing Department to support the development and creation of outreach-oriented marketing and information tools
  • Assisting in the identification of trends affecting employment through formal research and observation
  • Providing support to local community initiatives focused on addressing the needs of job seekers

 

General Office Duties

  • Becoming familiar with JS’ mandate, objectives and programs (e.g. Employment Services, Youth Job Connection, Smart Start, Canada Ontario Job Grant, Business Services, etc.), through the review of available literature, involvement in staff meetings and site-specific visits
  • Responding to general inquiries for information and referring walk-in/telephone clients to appropriate JS and other community services and programs, as required
  • Developing and maintaining a working relationship with all JS departments, at all JS offices
  • Learning to operate basic office equipment, programs and systems (e.g. phone systems, printer, scanner, postage machine, desktop computer, including related computer programs, SMART database, e-mail and directories)

 

Competencies:

  • Building Collaborations/Partnerships
  • Self-Confidence
  • Coaching
  • Client Service Orientation
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Accountability
  • Persuasive Communication
  • Problem Solving

 

What you will get:

In addition to the satisfaction gained from helping people reach their goals, Job Skills offers a competitive salary!

 

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 Community Outreach Assistant 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 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.

 

Please reply in confidence by 11:59 p.m., Friday, May 13, 2022

 

JOB SKILLS Hiring Committee

Job Reference Number: KES042935

14-130 Davis Drive, Newmarket, ON, L3Y 2N1

E-mail: resumes@jobskills.org

http://www.jobskills.org

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:    

The successful candidate will meet the following criteria:

 

  • Must be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of employment
  • Must be a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act* for the duration of the employment and,
  • Must have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations

*Foreign Students are not eligible

 

Applicants should also have the following qualifications/skills:

 

  • Have excellent communication skills (written, verbal)
  • Have excellent customer services skills with both internal and external customers
  • Have superior organizational skills, with the ability to multi-task, in a fast-paced environment

 

Preferred candidates will be enrolled in either a college and/or university level program, majoring in one of the following disciplines:

 

  • Information Technology
  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology related certificates and/or degrees

 

 What you will do:

Support Job Skills’ IT department by:

 

System Administration & Development

  • Configuring and deploying desktops, laptops and servers.
  • Database design and development – SQL Server
  • Internet Information Services, JavaScript, JQuery programming
  • Updating the organization’s information technology equipment documentation.
  • Analyzing system logs and identifying potential issues with computer systems.
  • Assisting with maintenance and security audit for the organization’s network and infrastructure as per industry standards.

 

Communication

  • Ensuring that the Information Technology/Operations Director and Information Technology Manager are kept aware of critical issues and weekly activities through the development of a communication strategy.
  • Maintaining a working relationship with all members of the Job Skills’ organization.
  • Maintaining a consistent and professional work atmosphere for staff and clients.

 

Special Projects

 

  • Assisting the Information Technology Staff in deploying software across Job Skills office computers using new automated technologies.
  • Updating and maintaining the organization’s Information Technology Asset Management database by analyzing the organization’s current hardware devices deployment.

 

General Office Duties

 

  • Becoming familiar with Job Skills’ mandate, objectives and programs (e.g. Employment Services, Youth Job Connection, Smart Start, Canada Ontario Job Grant, Business Services, Welcome Centre Immigrant Services, Self-Employment Pathway for Newcomers, Job Search Workshop, Job Find Club-Enhanced, Employment Settlement Services etc.), through the review of available literature, involvement in staff meetings and site-specific visits.
  • Developing and maintaining a working relationship with all Job Skills’ Departments, at all Job Skills’ offices.
  • Learning to operate basic office equipment (e.g. phone systems, photocopier, laminator, postage machine, computer programs, emails and directories, etc.).

 

Competencies:

  • Building Collaborations/Partnerships
  • Self-Confidence
  • Coaching
  • Client Service Orientation
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Accountability
  • Persuasive Communication
  • Problem Solving

 

What you will get: In addition to the satisfaction gained from helping people reach their goals, Job Skills offers a competitive salary!

 

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

 

As an Information Technology Assistant 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 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.

 

Please reply in confidence by 4:30 pm, Friday, May 13, 2022

 

JOB SKILLS Hiring Committee

Job Reference Number:  MNWC042937

14-130 Davis Drive, Newmarket, ON, L3Y 2N1

E-mail:  resumes@jobskills.org

http://www.jobskills.org

Peel 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 Career Counselling/Career Development Theory, Individual Counselling/Assessment Skills, Information/Resources, Consultation/Case Management, Diverse Populations, Ethical/Legal Issues, Research/Evaluation and Technology.
  • Have demonstrated experience in Communication, Building Trust, Information Monitoring, Managing Work, Planning and Organizing, and Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills. (Facilitation experience is considered an asset)
  • Have well-developed interpersonal, communication and relationship-building skills
  • Have intermediate proficiency in MS Office programs including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Have knowledge of community agencies, services, resources and employers within the community
  • Facilitation skills are considered an asset
  • Experience working with multi-barrier youth considered an asset
  • Have a valid Driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle

 

What you will do:

The Employment Consultant supports the activities of the Job Skills Employment Programs and Services activities by:

 

  • Interviewing all clients to obtain employment history, educational background, and career goals, among other information, by using the Common Assessment Tool (CAT), which identifies client Stream A, B, and C
  • Using the Initial Assessment (IA), identifying barriers to employment and assisting clients in developing job readiness skills and job search strategies through an Employment Action Plan (EAP)
  • Achieving individual targets towards overall team outcomes
  • Assessing the need for additional assistance such as rehabilitation, financial aid, or further vocational training and making appropriate referrals
  • Liaising with job development services, facilitation team, resources and information team, government departments, and other social, employment, and community agencies on mutual clients as needed to facilitate clients’ progress
  • Participating in delivering outreach and marketing activities within the community; including job fairs, community and employment agencies, and performing outreach to clients and employers
  • Following upup with clients at appropriate intervals to work towards progress and record outcomes
  • Using the Motivation Interviewing (MI) counselling approach when working with the most vulnerable clients
  • Ensuring all client notes and data entry is completed with accuracy and within a timely manner
  • Delivering high-quality service as outlined in Job Skills’ customer service standards

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum education requirement is a Post-secondary education, preferably in Career Development, Employment Counseling, or Social Service and/or related experience
  • 2-4 years’ experience in the Social Service sector

COMPETENCIES:

  • Effective Communication/Listening Skills
  • Fostering Teamwork
  • Problem Solving
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Multi-tasking Abilities
  • Coaching
  • Client Service Orientation

 

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, and 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 an Employment Consultant 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.

 

Please reply in confidence by 11:59 p.m. on Friday, June 3, 2022.

 

JOB SKILLS Hiring Committee

Job Reference Number: BES051644

14-130 Davis Drive, Newmarket, ON, L3Y 2N1

E-mail: resumes@jobskills.org

http://www.jobskills.org

 

Co-op/Field Placement

Unpaid field placement/practicum and co-operative education programs provide students with a means to gain a greater understanding of the student’s academic program, through practical work experience. Job Skills supports these educational initiatives by participating, where possible, in a work placement related to the student’s current program/curriculum, career objectives and personal learning goals.

Students who are interested in available unpaid placement opportunities are invited to contact Job Skills HR Department.

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