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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

What we need

A motivated professional with a high level of attention to detail who:

  • Has previous administrative experience
  • Has a post-secondary education and/or accounting experience, preferably in the non-profit sector
  • Has the ability to multi-task
  • Has knowledge of the full accounting cycle leading to and including financial statement and audit preparation
  • Has advanced knowledge in the use of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Has experience in QuickBooks
  • Has excellent organizational, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Is an enthusiastic and motivated team player

What you will do

Reporting to the Manager, Finance, the Accounting Clerk is responsible for providing support to the Finance Department, by:

  • Completing the full accounts payable cycle
  • Paying vendors by scheduling and preparing checks; resolving purchase order, invoice or payment discrepancies
  • Verifying mileage, travel and expense reports from employees
  • Entering cash receipts into general ledger
  • Processing all government-related documents, claims and remittances
  • Processing deposits and monthly bank and credit card reconciliations
  • Verifying vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions
  • Controlling and managing Petty Cash for the organization
  • Providing assistance with the preparation of financial reports and spreadsheets
  • Assisting with month-end and quarterly reporting (preparing journal entries, reconciling accounts and preparing report packages)
  • Assisting with the preparation of financial reporting to government agencies according to contracts
  • Interacting with Staff at other Job Skills’ locations, regarding Finance-related matters

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum education requirement is a Post-secondary education
  • 2-4 years’ experience or accounting experience, preferably in the non-profit sector
  • Strong computer literacy; experience with Quick Books considered an asset

COMPETENCIES

  • Effective Communication (Listening Skills)
  • Fostering Teamwork
  • Functional, Technical and Organizational Proficiency
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Attention to Detail
  • Information Seeking Abilities
  • Accountability

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 Accounting Clerk 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 25, 2021.

JOB SKILLS Hiring Committee
Job Reference Number: HO111388
14-130 Davis Drive, Newmarket, ON, L3Y 2N1
E-mail: resumes@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 superior oral and written communication skills and is an excellent listener
  • Has and can show empathy for individuals who face challenges in achieving economic independence
  • Has the ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • Has exemplary interpersonal skills to work with colleagues for the benefit of clients
  • Has excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and problem solve
  • Is able to use their strong research skills to investigate community services and supports
  • Has experience in the Employment Sector, helping people to achieve their employment goals
  • Has intermediate to advanced proficiency in 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:

  • Interview/assess clients to understand their needs, situations, strengths and goals to determine types of supports and services required
  • Meet with clients one on one or in groups to provide counsel to assist them in developing skills to deal with and resolve their social, economic and emotional issues as they relate to achieving economic independence
  • Contact and make referrals for assistance for clients including referral to agencies that provide financial assistance, legal aid, housing, medical/professional assessments/treatments and other services
  • Assess individual, group, and family needs where needed in order to support the best outcome for the client
  • Coordinate the facilitation of clients’ individual support networks, including Job Skills staff and client’s family members to provide financial and emotional support,
  • Liaise between client, family members (when appropriate) and employers to keep client moving forward towards positive outcomes
  • Update program team members on client issues
  • Act as a resource to program staff to assist in resolving issues they may face with clients
  • Maintain accurate records and preparing reports
  • Engage and operate within Job Skills’ policies and procedures

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Education/certifications: University Degree in Social Work
  • 2-4 Years’ Experience in the Social Service sector

COMPETENCIES:

  • Effective Communication (Listening Skills)
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Fostering Teamwork
  • 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 Social Worker 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 11:59 p.m., Friday, June 4, 2021

 

JOB SKILLS Hiring Committee

Job Reference Number: NE051900

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
  • 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 11:59 p.m. on Friday, June 25, 2021.

 

JOB SKILLS Hiring Committee

Job Reference Number: KES052701

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, Wednesday, June 16th 2021

 

JOB SKILLS Hiring Committee

Job Reference Number:  HO060202

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 have:

  • Previous experience leading a diverse team and serving multi-barrier Clients while demonstrating a non-judgmental, positive approach to challenges
  • Demonstrated experience in Leadership, Financial Management, Trend/Statistical Analysis, Program Management and Program start-up, Outreach, Change Management, Communication, Strategic Planning and Outcome Focus
  • Collaborative approach towards other Program Services (both externally and internally)
  • Solid knowledge of all facets of job search and career development techniques and practices
  • Experience with developing and implementing new projects/programs
  • Understanding of labour market challenges and barriers, particularly as they relate to internationally trained professionals
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility and dedication to the mission, values and beliefs of the organization
  • The ability to lead and mentor staff with a positive, energetic attitude
  • Working knowledge of another language (considered an asset)
  • Certification in Life Skills Coaching, Personality Dimensions and Common Assessment Training Level I & II, Level B Certified in the delivery of employability assessments (considered an asset)
  • Proficiency in MS Office programs including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, Internet
  • Valid Driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle

What you will do

The Manager, Employment Services and Programs support the activities of the Job Skills Employment Programs and Services through the following activities:

  • Ensure excellence in customer service through effective monitoring and scheduling of all resources, including staff
  • Ensure budget tracking is maintained and that spending requests are in line with budget limits
  • Recommend and implement remedial action when necessary with respect to targets and human resource objectives
  • Maintain a professional environment for clients and staff
  • Provide informal and formal feedback on Staff performance
  • Establish and maintain working relationships with community partners and Employers
  • Monitor monthly progress of contractual targets
  • Assist Director with the implementation and monitoring of an Outreach Strategy within the community
  • Develop working relationships with social service, community and employment agencies to promote programs and services delivered by Job Skills
  • Assist in the planning for and participates in networking opportunities and community events
  • Manage Staff across multiple locations
  • Assist the planning and delivery of special events off-site or at any Job Skills location
  • Identify professional development needs and participates in training opportunities

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum education requirement is a University Degree or equivalent work experience
  • 2-4 years staff management experience
  • 2-4 years experience in the Social Service sector

COMPETENCIES

  • Communication (Oral and Written)
  • Managing Performance
  • Accountability
  • Decision-Making Abilities
  • Building Collaborations/Partnerships
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Multi-tasking Abilities
  • Change Management 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 Manager with Job Skills, you will work for a high-performing organization 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 various 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 11, 2021.

JOB SKILLS Hiring Committee
Job Reference Number: PES040197
14-130 Davis Drive, Newmarket, ON, L3Y 2N1
E-mail: resumes@jobskills.org

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 11:59 p.m. on Friday, June 25, 2021.

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

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 11:59 p.m., Friday, June 25, 2021.

 

JOB SKILLS Hiring Committee

Job Reference Number: PES051999

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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