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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:

Results-driven individuals who:

  • Are inspired by helping people achieve their employment goals
  • Have excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and problem solve.
  • Have a keen eye for maintaining accuracy and detail in a fast paced environment
  • Have superior oral and written communication skills including an excellent telephone manner
  • Have demonstrated experience in Communication, Building Trust, Information Monitoring, Managing Work, Planning and Organizing, Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills
  • Have solid knowledge of all facets of job search and career development including the current Canadian labour market, Canadian workplace practices, job search strategies and techniques
  • Have experience working with clients with barriers
  • Have intermediate to advanced proficiency in MS Office programs including Word, Excel, Outlook, Access and PowerPoint
  • Have a valid Driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle

 

What you will do:

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

  • Obtaining, updating and assisting clients to access information and resource centre materials
  • Providing overview of program services and processes to clients and when necessary assists clients with application process and completion of Self-Directed Needs Assessment
  • Reviewing client completed Needs Assessments and making determination to refer for Assisted Services Assessment
  • Assisting clients with the development, review and submission of Better Jobs Ontario Applications, through workshops and one-on-one assistance
  • Providing information to employers who are unfamiliar with our services (either by phone or in person) and accepting job postings
  • Providing orientation/information to clients regarding job search tools and strategies, apprenticeship training, workplace safety and the Canadian workplace
  • Monitoring resource area activity: Assisting clients in accessing e-mail, computers, internet, fax and photocopy equipment to support their job search
  • Providing guidance for clients to develop a job search strategy, identifying and matching career interests, skills and aptitudes, and preparing a resume and cover letter
  • Assisting clients in the completion of paperwork
  • Following standard procedures for receiving and directing calls and handling walk-in clients
  • Providing general program information to clients and refers appropriately
  • Working cooperatively with other staff to ensure consistent and efficient reception coverage while providing excellent customer service
  • Ensuring client data is input accurately into both the RI and EOIS databases and runs reports
  • Maintaining file notes and appropriate documentation about clients’ progress as required
  • Developing monthly summary reports and completes other administrative duties as necessary
  • Conducting, summarizing and reporting customer satisfaction surveys for RA clients
  • Researching and analyzing current and future job market trends that are relevant to the client base
  • Preparing files and maintaining filing system as required
  • Typing correspondence, sending faxes and distributing mail
  • Supporting Facilitation Team through “on call” delivery of seminars and workshops to clients, both in-house and as part of outreach strategies on an as-needed fill-in basis
  • Participating in community activities and job fairs
  • Networking with community and employment agencies as required
  • Conducting outreach to clients and employers as necessary
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Minimum education requirement is a Post-secondary education, preferably in Career Development or Social Service and/or related experience
  • 2-4 years’ experience in the Social Service sector
COMPETENCIES:
  • Effective Communication (Listening Skills)
  • Fostering Teamwork
  • Functional, Technical and Organizational Proficiency
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Multi-tasking Abilities
  • Coaching
  • Information Seeking Abilities
  • Planning and Goal Setting Abilities
What you will get:

In addition to the satisfaction gained from helping people reach their goals, Job Skills offers:

 

  • Work Schedule: Monday – Friday, 35 hours per week
  • Generous paid time off (including enhanced vacation time off, personal needs time off and optional year round “summer hours” schedule, etc.) to encourage work/life balance
  • Comprehensive, employer-paid health benefits package (including extended health and dental)
  • Defined, employer-matched pension plan
  • Employee assistance program
  • Professional development opportunities
  • A diverse and inclusive workplace
  • Free on-site parking

 

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 Resource Advisor with Job Skills, you will work for a high performing organization that is dedicated to assisting individuals in achieving their employment goals.

 

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, April 12, 2024

 

JOB SKILLS Hiring Committee

Job Reference Number: SES031522

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

E-mail: resumes@jobskills.org

http://www.jobskills.org

Who we are:

Job Skills’ mission is to elevate the economic and social contributions of individuals and organizations to enrich the vitality of our community

 

What we need:

A creative, motivated individual with a high level of energy and a positive attitude who:

  • Has a post-secondary education in marketing/communications
  • Is able to work effectively both in a team environment and independently
  • Has excellent organizational , interpersonal, communication and customer service skills, with the ability to multi-task and problem solve
  • Is self-directed with the ability to multitask and prioritize in a fast-paced environment to meet deadlines
  • Is detail-oriented and has strong knowledge, skills or experience of quality assurance and customer service and its processes and techniques
  • Must be knowledgeable and comfortable utilizing WordPress, as well as MS Office programs including Word, Excel, Outlook, Access and PowerPoint
  • Has a valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle

 

What you will do:

The Marketing Coordinator / Quality Assurance Specialist supports the activities of the Job Skills Communications department activities by:

 

Marketing

 

  • Ensure adherence to the overall Job Skills’ marketing brand, alongside the specific branding criteria for individual programs and services
  • Coordinating department purchases, including preparing purchase orders, submitting invoices or payment; planning and executing all paid advertising
  • Aiding in the development and implementation of all JS’ marketing and communications efforts
  • Ensuring high quality standards are met in all marketing and promotional products, as per organization and funder guidelines
  • Coordinating all promotional and advertising efforts; editing, proof reading, and ensuring brand integrity
  • Ordering printed and promotional material; aiding in the distribution of marketing materials to appropriate venues
  • Maintaining the organization’s up-to-date schedule of events
  • Assisting with the set-up/tear-down of events (on-site and off-site)
  • Ensuring that all events and activities are publicized in the appropriate manner, using approved marketing materials

 

Quality Assurance Specialist

 

  • Monitoring Job Skills’ services providing processes for quality, uniformity, accuracy, efficiency, consistency and excellence throughout the organization
  • Assessing, monitoring and ensuring compliance in the quality and integrity of the organization’s infrastructure, including the database, marketing and client service excellence
  • Identifying gaps and developing recommendations to establish solutions for improvement
  • Participating in internal ad-hoc customer service or related committees
  • Possessing strong knowledge of organization’s programs, services, vision, mission, values
  • Following Job Skills’ highest customer service standards for all interactions with clients, visitors and staff
  • Maintaining a working relationship with all departments, across all organization’s offices

 

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Minimum education requirement is a post-secondary education in business, administration or other relevant field

 

COMPETENCIES:
  • Communication Skills (Internal/External)
  • Outcome Management Skills
  • Collaboration Skills
  • Project Management Skills
  • Program Monitor & Evaluation Skills
  • Change Management & Process Improvement Skills
  • Outreach Skills

 

What you will get:

In addition to the satisfaction gained from helping people reach their goals, Job Skills offers:

 

  • Work Schedule: Monday – Friday, 35 hours per week
  • Generous paid time off (including enhanced vacation time off, personal needs time off and optional year-round “flex hours” schedule, etc.) to encourage work/life balance
  • Comprehensive, employer-paid health benefits package (including extended health and dental)
  • Defined, employer-matched pension plan
  • Employee assistance program
  • Professional development opportunities
  • A diverse and inclusive workplace
  • Free on-site parking

 

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 Coordinator / Quality Assurance Specialist with Job Skills, you will work for a high performing organization that is dedicated to assisting individuals in achieving their employment goals. 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. 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 11:59p.m. on Friday, April 12, 2024

 

JOB SKILLS Hiring Committee

Job Reference Number: HO022121

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

E-mail: resumes@jobskills.org

http://www.jobskills.org

Peel Region

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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