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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 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, 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
  • 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, 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-up with clients at appropriate intervals to work towards progress and record outcomes
  • Using the Motivation Interviewing (MI) counselling approach when working with 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
  • Possess proficient level French language skills

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, 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 4:30 p.m. on Friday, October 1, 2021

 

JOB SKILLS Hiring Committee

Job Reference Number: MES080307

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:

Results-driven individuals who:

 

  • Are inspired by helping people achieve their employment goals
  • Have demonstrated experience in communication, formal group presentation & facilitation, coaching, employability/needs assessments, curriculum development, planning, organizing and follow-up
  • 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 as well as persons with disabilities
  • Are outgoing and experienced in engaging clients through outreach and has the ability to build relationships with community partners
  • Have excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and problem solve
  • Have certification in Life Skills Coaching and Personality Dimensions considered an asset
  • 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 Facilitator supports the activities of the Job Skills Employment Programs and Services activities by:

 

  • Developing and delivering curriculum in support of service delivery, evaluating and adjusting accordingly
  • Providing individual coaching as necessary to participants
  • Working with clients to facilitate peer-lead support groups around employability and job search and job maintenance issues
  • Conducting employability workshops
  • Participating in developing working relationships with community partners, employment agencies, mentors, trainers, employers to promote Job Skills and its services
  • Assisting in delivering outreach and marketing activities/strategy within the community
  • Participating in community activities and job fairs
  • Networking with community and employment agencies as required
  • Conducting outreach to clients and employers as necessary

 

  • Developing monthly summary reports and completing other administrative duties as necessary including budget tracking for purchase orders such as client binders and supplies
  • Maintaining accurate, up-to-date, documentation of client workshop activities
  • Researching and analyzing current and future job market trends that are relevant to the client base
  • Collecting, summarizing and reporting customer satisfaction surveys for workshop activities

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Education/certifications: Post-secondary education, preferably in adult teaching and/or related experience
  • 2-4 Years’ experience in the social service sector

 

COMPETENCIES:

  • Oral Communication
  • Fostering Teamwork
  • Functional, Technical and Organizational Proficiency
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Self-Confidence
  • Coaching
  • Client Service Orientation
  • Planning and Goal Setting Abilities

 

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 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 Facilitator 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 4:30 p.m. on Friday, October 1, 2021.

 

JOB SKILLS Hiring Committee

Job Reference Number: FA082411

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:

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, 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 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, 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-up with clients at appropriate intervals to work towards progress and record outcomes
  • Using the Motivation Interviewing (MI) counselling approach when working with 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, 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 counseling 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 4:30 p.m. on Friday, October 1, 2021

 

JOB SKILLS Hiring Committee

Job Reference Number: KES082410

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:

Results-driven individuals who:

  • Are inspired by helping people achieve their employment goals
  • Have demonstrated experience in coaching and facilitating
  • Have post-secondary education in a Social Services related field, Career Counseling, Adult/Youth teaching/training or a combination of related education and relevant work experience
  • Have Post-secondary education, preferably a career couseling certificate and/or facilitation and/or related University Degree with experience in career couseling
  • Have experience working with youth
  • Have knowledge of community agencies, services, resources and employers within the community
  • Have a valid Driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle

 

What you will do:

The Facilitator/Coach supports the activities of the Job Skills Employment Programs and Services activities by:

 

  • Assessing clients to obtain employment history, educational background, career goals etc.
  • Identifying barriers to employment and assist clients to develop job readiness skills
  • Assessing need for additional assistance such as rehabilitation, financial aid and/or further vocational training and making appropriate referrals
  • Supporting and monitoring clients as they progress through training interventions and /or return to work action plans
  • Following-up with clients at appropriate intervals to assess progress and record employment
  • Developing curriculum for specific groups and needs, evaluating and adjusting accordingly
  • Delivering seminars and workshops to clients, both in-house and as part of outreach strategies
  • Working with clients to facilitate peer-lead support groups around employability and job maintenance issues
  • Assisting clients in the use of resources and technology for job search activities
  • Entering client data into database and maintaining file notes and appropriate documentation around clients’ progress
  • Participating in community activities and job fairs
  • Delivering high quality service as outlined in Job Skills’ customer service standards

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Education/certifications:
    • Minimum education requirement is a Post-secondary education, preferably in youth/adult teaching, youth/adult employment coaching and/or related experience
  • 2-4 years’ experience in the Social Service sector

 

COMPETENCIES:

  • Oral Communication
  • Fostering Teamwork
  • Functional, Technical and Organizational Proficiency
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Self-Confidence
  • Coaching
  • Client Service Orientation
  • Planning and Goal Setting Abilities

 

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 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 Facilitator/Coach 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 counseling 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. Also, please discuss how you’ve been involved in job development or related skills such as sales, negotiation, people skills and managing a caseload to achieve targets.

 

Please reply in confidence by 11:59 p.m. on Friday, October 1, 2021

 

JOB SKILLS Hiring Committee

Job Reference Number: PF082612

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:

Results-driven individuals who:

  • Are inspired by helping people achieve their employment goals and enjoys building relationships with the employer and business community
  • Have demonstrated experience in sales, negotiation, building partnerships, innovation, coaching and facilitating change
  • Have post-secondary education in a Social Services related field, Human Resources, Marketing, Recruitment or a combination of related education and relevant work experience
  • Have Post-secondary education, preferably a Job Developer Certificate and/or related University Degree with experience in Job Development
  • Have well-developed interpersonal, communication and relationship-building skills
  • Have experience working with person with youth providing a variety of workplace supports and job coaching to help clients be successful
  • Have knowledge of community agencies, services, resources and employers within the community
  • Have a valid Driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle

 

What you will do:

The Business Liaison Specialist supports the activities of the Job Skills Employment Programs and Services activities by:

 

  • Achieving targets (both job starts and retention)
  • Creating and maintaining working relationships with employers
  • Achieving individual targets towards overall team outcomes
  • Screening employers for suitability and relevancy
  • Aiding employers to determine needs, develops job descriptions, and arranging for interviews of potential employees
  • Promoting the organization and its pool of talent
  • Performing on-site or virtual visits to employment locations for follow-up and monitoring
  • Participating in delivering outreach and marketing activities within the community; including job fairs, community and employment agencies, and performing outreach to clients and employers
  • Analyzing, evaluating and interpreting job information to assist clients in selecting the work environment best suited to their needs
  • Meeting with clients regularly and follow up with their progress and needs, based on client Stream A, B, or C (weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly up to 12 months) to ensure employment retention
  • Assisting in developing employment objectives, identifying barriers to success, and strategizing for evaluating progress
  • Ensuring matches between suitable clients with appropriate work placements and mentoring opportunities; supporting workplace success; facilitating adjustments, as required
  • Providing information to applicants; assisting in the orientation sessions and workshops; evaluating candidate suitability for JS programs
  • Implementing marketing strategy and attending promotional activities
  • Expending employer supports as per allocated budget
  • 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:

  • Education/certifications:
    • Post-secondary education, preferably a Job Developer Certificate and/or related University Degree with experience in Job Development
    • Post-secondary education in a Social Services related field, Human Resources, Marketing, Recruitment or a combination of related education and relevant work experience
  • 2-4 Years’ Experience in the Social Service sector

 

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 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 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 Business Liaison Specialist 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 counseling 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. Also, please discuss how you’ve been involved in job development or related skills such as sales, negotiation, people skills and managing a caseload to achieve targets.

 

Please reply in confidence by 11:59 p.m. on Friday, October 1, 2021

 

JOB SKILLS Hiring Committee

Job Reference Number: PF082613

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:    

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 to head office departments as required
  • Work with the senior administrative assistant to prepare and monitor telephone relief schedule
  • Maintain up-to-date master contact list of all staff location/phone numbers
  • 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 classroom 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
  • Respond to telephone inquiries and walk-in clients and provide general program information to refer clients internally and externally
  • Respond to organizational general email inquiries and refer as appropriate
  • Provide real-time support to clients by monitoring the chat function in the organization’s website
  • Schedule appointments for program staff
  • Relay messages and program inquiries from community partners
  • Attend staff meetings and participate in reporting and decision-making as required

 

 

 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 a Receptionist/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, October 1st, 2021

 

JOB SKILLS Hiring Committee

Job Reference Number:  HO091314

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

E-mail:  resumes@jobskills.org

http://www.jobskills.org

Peel Region

What we need

Results-driven individuals who:

  • Are inspired by helping people achieve their employment goals and enjoys building relationships with the employer and business community
  • Have demonstrated experience in sales, negotiation, building partnerships, innovation, coaching and facilitating change
  • Have post-secondary education in a Social Services related field, Human Resources, Marketing, Recruitment or a combination of related education and relevant work experience
  • Have Post-secondary education, preferably a Job Developer Certificate and/or related University Degree with experience in Job Development
  • Have well-developed interpersonal, communication and relationship-building skills
  • Have experience working with a person with disabilities providing a variety of workplace supports and job coaching to help clients be successful
  • Have knowledge of community agencies, services, resources and employers within the community
  • Have a valid Driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle

What you will do

The Business Liaison Specialist supports the activities of the Job Skills employment programs and services activities by:

  • Achieving targets (both job starts and retention)
  • Creating and maintaining working relationships with employers
  • Achieving individual targets towards overall team outcomes
  • Screening employers for suitability and relevancy
  • Aiding employers to determine needs, develops job descriptions, and arranging for interviews of potential employees
  • Promoting the organization and its pool of talent
  • Performing on-site or virtual visits to employment locations for follow-up and monitoring
  • Participating in delivering outreach and marketing activities within the community; including job fairs, community and employment agencies, and performing outreach to clients and employers
  • Analyzing, evaluating and interpreting job information to assist clients in selecting the work environment best suited to their needs
  • Meeting with clients regularly and follow up with their progress and needs, based on client Stream A, B, or C (weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly up to 12 months) to ensure employment retention
  • Assisting in developing employment objectives, identifying barriers to success, and strategizing for evaluating progress
  • Ensuring matches between suitable clients with appropriate work placements and mentoring opportunities; supporting workplace success; facilitating adjustments, as required
  • Providing information to applicants; assisting in the orientation sessions and workshops; evaluating candidate suitability for JS programs
  • Implementing marketing strategy and attending promotional activities
  • Expending employer supports as per allocated budget
  • 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

  • Education/certifications:
    • Post-secondary education, preferably a Job Developer Certificate and/or related University Degree with experience in Job Development
    • Post-secondary education in a Social Services related field, Human Resources, Marketing, Recruitment or a combination of related education and relevant work experience
  • 2-4 Years’ Experience in the Social Service sector

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 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 of our growing Job Skills Team!

As a Business Liaison Specialist 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.

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. Also, please discuss how you’ve been involved in job development or related skills such as sales, negotiation, people skills and managing a caseload to achieve targets.

Please reply in confidence by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, October 1, 2021

JOB SKILLS Hiring Committee
Job Reference Number: BES102887
14-130 Davis Drive, Newmarket, ON, L3Y 2N1
E-mail: resumes@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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