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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

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 well-developed interpersonal, communication and relationship-building skills
  • Have experience working with persons 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
  • Will have a valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle

What you will do

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

  • Creating and maintaining working relationships with employers
  • Helping employers determine needs, develop job descriptions and arrange for interviews of potential employees
  • Promoting the organization and its pool of talent
  • Performing on-site visits to employment locations for follow-up and monitoring
  • Analyzing, evaluating, and interpreting collected job information to assist clients in selecting the work-environment best suited to them
  • Meeting with clients regularly and follow up with their progress and needs
  • Assisting in developing employment objectives, identifying barriers to success, building action plans, and strategies for evaluating progress
  • Providing assistance and guidance in areas such as résumé writing, cover letter and interview preparation
  • Ensuring suitable clients are matched with the appropriate work placements and mentoring opportunities; supporting workplace success; facilitating adjustments as required
  • Implementing a marketing strategy and attend with specific promotional activities
  • Using excellent customer service skills on the phone and in-person to deal tactfully and effectively with partners, organizations, government, and the general public
  • Meeting targets and objectives as set by management and the funding requirements
  • Developing monthly summary reports and complete other administrative duties as necessary
  • Maintaining hard files and the electronic database as required
  • Maintaining accurate, up-to-date, documentation of employers and clients
  • Researching and analyzing current and future job market trends; identifying opportunities in the hidden job market that are relevant to the client base

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Education/certifications: post-secondary education, preferably a Job Developer certificate and/or related university degree with experience in job development
  • 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, November 27, 2020.

JOB SKILLS Hiring Committee
Job Reference Number: NE100580
14-130 Davis Drive, Newmarket, ON, L3Y 2N1
E-mail: resumes@jobskills.org

What we need

A positive, client-oriented individual who:

  • Is inspired by helping people achieve their employment goals
  • Has demonstrated experience in communication, formal group presentation & facilitation, coaching, employability/needs assessments, curriculum development, planning, organizing and follow-up
  • Has 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
  • Has experience working with clients with barriers
  • Is outgoing and experienced in engaging clients through outreach and has the ability to build relationships with community partners
  • Has excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and problem solve
  • Has certification in Life Skills Coaching and Personality Dimensions, considered an asset
  • Has intermediate to advanced proficiency in MS Office programs including Word, Excel, Outlook, Access and PowerPoint
  • Will 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 by:

  • Developing and delivering curriculum in support of service delivery, evaluates and adjusts accordingly
  • Providing individual coaching as necessary to participants
  • Working with clients to facilitate peer-led 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 completes 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!

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.

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, December 4, 2020.

JOB SKILLS Hiring Committee
Job Reference Number: MES071776
14-130 Davis Drive, Newmarket, ON, L3Y 2N1
E-mail: resumes@jobskills.org

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, November 27, 2020.

JOB SKILLS Hiring Committee
Job Reference Number: HO111388
14-130 Davis Drive, Newmarket, ON, L3Y 2N1
E-mail: resumes@jobskills.org

Peel Region

What we need

A positive, client-oriented individual who:

  • Is inspired by helping people achieve their employment goals
  • Has demonstrated experience in communication, formal group presentation & facilitation, coaching, employability/needs assessments, curriculum development, planning, organizing and follow-up
  • Has 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
  • Has experience working with clients with barriers
  • Is outgoing and experienced in engaging clients through outreach and has the ability to build relationships with community partners
  • Has excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and problem solve
  • Has certification in Life Skills Coaching and Personality Dimensions, considered an asset
  • Has intermediate to advanced proficiency in MS Office programs including Word, Excel, Outlook, Access and PowerPoint
  • Will 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 by:

  • Developing and delivering curriculum in support of service delivery, evaluates and adjusts accordingly
  • Providing individual coaching as necessary to participants
  • Working with clients to facilitate peer-led 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 completes 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!

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.

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, November 27, 2020.

JOB SKILLS Hiring Committee
Job Reference Number: BES101581
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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Having certification in Life Skills Coaching and Personality Dimensions is 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 resume support to clients
  • Achieving individual targets towards overall team outcomes
  • Providing individual coaching as necessary to participants
  • Working with clients to facilitate peer-led support groups around employability and job search and job maintenance issues
  • Conducting employability workshops
  • Participating in delivering outreach and marketing activities within the community; including job fairs, community and employment agencies, and performing outreach to clients and employers
  • 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
  • Providing assistance and guidance in areas such as resume writing, cover letter, and interview preparation
  • 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 in Adult Teaching and/or related experience
  • Certification in Life Skills Coaching and Personality Dimensions considered an asset
  • 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!

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.

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, November 27, 2020.

JOB SKILLS Hiring Committee
Job Reference Number: BES102885
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
  • Have excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and problem solve
  • Have demonstrated experience in Information Monitoring, Managing Work, Planning and Organizing, Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills
  • 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 and email etiquette
  • 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 Administrative Assistant supports the activities of the Job Skills Employment Programs and Services activities by:

  • Assisting the Client Care Coordinator to complete the data collection for the 1, 3, 6, 12-month follow-up to track the performance-based outcome
  • Assisting in scheduling information sessions, disseminating program information to community partners
  • Achieving individual targets towards overall team outcomes
  • Ensuring all client notes and data entry is completed with accuracy and within a timely manner
  • Entering all required data into the database for tracking purposes
  • Assisting with word processing of manuals, lesson plans, training materials, and hand-outs
  • Assisting in the preparation of all the necessary reports promptly
  • Processing and submitting all purchase orders as required
  • Preparing files and maintaining electronic and hard copy filing system on all clients as required
  • Participating in delivering outreach and marketing activities within the community; including job fairs, community and employment agencies, and performing outreach to clients and employers
  • Assisting with word processing correspondence, sending faxes and emails, photocopy classroom materials as required
  • Following standard procedures for receiving and directing calls and handling walk-in clients
  • Following established procedures, schedules appointments for program staff
  • Providing general program information to clients and refers appropriately
  • Working cooperatively with other staff to ensure consistent and efficient service to the clients while providing excellent customer service
  • Delivering high-quality service as outlined in Job Skills’ customer service standards

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum education requirement is a Post-secondary education
  • Intermediate computer skills
  • 2-4 years’ experience in an administrative role

COMPETENCIES

  • Effective Communication/Listening Skills
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Multi-tasking Abilities
  • Attention to Detail
  • Client Service Orientation
  • Fostering Teamwork

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

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, November 27, 2020.

JOB SKILLS Hiring Committee
Job Reference Number: BES102883
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, November 27, 2020.

JOB SKILLS Hiring Committee
Job Reference Number: BES102887
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
  • 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

  • The 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!

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.

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, November 27, 2020.

JOB SKILLS Hiring Committee
Job Reference Number: BES102884
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
  • 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 knowledge of job search tools and techniques (Facilitation experience is 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 Resource and Information Specialist 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 information to employers who are unfamiliar with JS’ services (either by phone or in-person) and receives job postings
  • Achieving individual targets towards overall team outcomes
  • 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 email, computers, internet, fax, and photocopy equipment to support their job search
  • Participating in delivering outreach and marketing activities within the community; including job fairs, community and employment agencies, and performs outreach to clients and employers
  • Guiding Stream A clients to develop a job search strategy, identifying and matching career interests, skills and aptitudes, and preparing a resume and cover letter
  • Following standard procedures for receiving and directing calls and handling walk-in clients
  • Providing general program information to clients and referring appropriately
  • Working cooperatively with other staff to ensure consistent and efficient reception coverage while providing excellent customer service
  • 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

  • The minimum education requirement is a Post-secondary education, preferably in Career Development or Social Service and/or related experience
  • Facilitation experience (considered an asset)
  • 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 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 Resource and Information 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 to support Job Skills’ needs.

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, November 27, 2020.

JOB SKILLS Hiring Committee
Job Reference Number: BES102886
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
  • Have superior oral and written communication skills and is an excellent listener
  • Have and can show empathy for individuals who face challenges in achieving economic independence
  • Have the ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • Have exemplary interpersonal skills to work with colleagues for the benefit of clients
  • Have excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and problem solve
  • Are able to use their strong research skills to investigate community services and supports
  • Have experience in the Employment Sector, helping people to achieve their employment goals
  • 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 Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist supports the activities of the Job Skills Employment Programs and Services activities by:

  • Interviewing/administering/interpreting assessments with clients to understand their needs, situations, strengths, and goals to determine types of supports and services required
  • Meeting with clients one-on-one or in groups to assist in developing skills to resolve their social, economic, and emotional issues as they relate to achieving financial independence
  • Contacting and making referrals to agencies that provide financial assistance, legal aid, housing, medical/professional assessments/treatments, and other services
  • Achieving individual targets towards overall team outcomes
  • Assessing individual, group, and family needs as needed to support the best outcome for the client
  • Acting as a resource to program staff to assist in moving multi-barrier clients to employment
  • Participating in delivering outreach and marketing activities within the community; including job fairs, community and employment agencies, and performing outreach to clients and employers
  • 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

  • The minimum education requirement is a Post-secondary education
  • 2-4 years’ experience in the Social Service sector
  • Certified Vocational Rehabilitation Professional (CVRP) or equivalent

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!

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

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, November 27, 2020.

JOB SKILLS Hiring Committee
Job Reference Number: BES102881
14-130 Davis Drive, Newmarket, ON, L3Y 2N1
E-mail: resumes@jobskills.org

What we need

Results-driven individuals who:

  • Are inspired by helping clients 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 a post-secondary education, preferably in Career Development or Social Service and/or related experience
  • Have a valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle

What you will do

The Client Care Coordinator supports the activities of the Job Skills employment programs and services activities by:

  • Performing verification of employment through follow-up (1,3,6,12-month reviews) utilizing a variety of methods to achieve contact, including telephone, email, and messaging to ensure client retention success
  • Collecting supporting documentation to verify client employment and recording into a database
  • Achieving individual targets towards overall team outcomes
  • Documenting all client communication promptly, providing close attention to detail and using note-taking processes
  • Participating in delivering outreach and marketing activities within the community; including job fairs, community and employment agencies, and performing outreach to clients and employers
  • Identifying, analyzing, and case conferencing/recommending solutions to manager
  • Creating various reports to support performance measures within service delivery timeframe to identify areas of improvement
  • Informing team members and manager of issues and trends
  • Providing outcomes against the Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and identifying any variances and successes
  • Providing relief support to the front desk and directing all incoming phone calls, emails, and messaging, ensuring the client receives timely service and accurate information
  • 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

  • The minimum education requirement is a Post-secondary education, preferably in Career Development or Social Service and/or related experience
  • Excellent customer service and organizational skills
  • 2-4 years’ experience in the Social Service sector

COMPETENCIES

  • Self-Confidence
  • Client Service Orientation
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Accountability
  • Persuasive Communication
  • Problem Solving
  • Detail Oriented
  • Multi-tasking
  • Communication
  • Digital Literacy
  • Fostering Teamwork

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

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, November 27, 2020.

JOB SKILLS Hiring Committee
Job Reference Number: BES102882
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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