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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.

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.

Unless otherwise stated in the posting, resumes may be submitted to the email address indicated in the job posting, with the job title in the subject line. They may also be faxed to 905-898-4830, or mailed to the attention of the Hiring Committee, Job Skills, 14-130 Davis Drive, Box 34, Newmarket, ON L3Y 2N1.

All Job Skills' employees will:

  • Strive for excellence
  • Commit to and support the Organization’s Mission Statement and Objectives
  • Promote open communication within all levels of the Organization
ONESTEP Media Coordinator

Ontario Job Creation Partnership

Position Title:    Media Coordinator
Reporting to:     Manager Career and Resource Solutions
Worksite:           Job Skills, Newmarket (2 - 3 days every two wks at ONESTEP)
Salary:               $490/week -
Primary Focus: Assist with implementation of our comprehensive days communications strategy

This is an Ontario Job Creation Partnership (OJCP), which is an employment program sponsored by Employment Ontario. To participate, you must be unemployed and have an established claim (or an established claim that ended in the last three years) for Employment Insurance Benefits, or received Maternity / Parental benefits that began in the last five years after which you remained out of the labour market, and are now seeking to re-enter the work force.

Job Duties:

  • Familiarize with social media/communications strategy and selected vehicles
  • Establish media and online releases schedule in concert with online newsletters, Ed Talks and similar text releases
  • Develop performance measurement data collection
  • Identify key issues. Issue regular releases and identification of emergent topics
  • Collect performance metrics monthly
  • Monitor range of social media channels to assess positioning relative to sector
  • Present interim analysis report on response rates, return on effort for each social media
  • Advise on change/add/drop of specific media based on responses
  • Create/modify media posts and issue user survey(s) to confirm utility of postings/releases
  • Collect, collate and organize feedback on communications quality
  • Refine procedures manual and links to operational policies and strategic plan
  • Assist with summary report of activities and recommendations for staff and Board discussion and future planning.

Qualifications

  • Familiarity with a variety of Social Media formats including Linked In, Twitter, Facebook, etc.
  • Two or more years work experience in communications and marketing
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. French fluency an asset.
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Self-motivating, proven initiative-taker and results oriented. A creative thinker.
  • Some meetings off site involved.

Work Experience Outcomes

  • Direct role in delivery of a multi-vehicle communications/media strategy
  • Familiarity with non-profit sector and principal stakeholder relationships
  • Research, analytical and presentation skills and techniques
  • Increased self-confidence in personal initiative and team collaboration.

To apply, email your resume to hiringcommittee@onestep.on.ca
This is an Ontario Job Creation Partnership (OJCP), which is an employment program sponsored by Employment Ontario. To participate, you must be unemployed and have an established claim (or an established claim that ended in the last three years) for Employment Insurance Benefits, or received Maternity / Parental benefits that began in the last five years after which you remained out of the labour market, and are now seeking to re-enter the work force.
ONESTEP is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications reflecting the full diversity of the Ontario population.
Jobs Ontario ID#807191
Due to volume, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Business Liaison Specialist Job Developer -

Keswick Employment Services & Programs Location

Full-time Roles

Resumes may be submitted to resumes@jobskills.org quoting Job Reference Number: H051128 in the subject line.

Deadline to apply is 4:30 pm, August 17, 2018

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 knowledge of community agencies, services, resources and Employers within the community

What you will do:

Coach Job Skills’ Clients towards successful and meaningful employment by:

  • Creating and implementing outreach strategies to engage Employers and find job placement opportunities for our Clients
  • Working collaboratively with Clients to support the achievement of their employment objectives through the assessment of Client needs, clarification of employment goals and coaching to promote Client success and employment retention
  • Developing meaningful partnerships within the community using your strong sales, marketing and communication skills
  • Actively promoting all Job Skills Employment Programs and Services to develop employment opportunities for our Clients
  • Will have a valid Driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle

What you will get:

In addition to the satisfaction gained from working for an organization that supports individuals to reach their employment 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 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, your preferred location (Brampton, Keswick or Markham) and Job Reference Number in the E-mail subject line and tell us how you learned about this job in your cover letter.

Resumes may be submitted to resumes@jobskills.org quoting Job Reference Number: H051128 in the subject line.

Deadline to apply is 4:30 pm, August 17, 2018

Business Coach / Facilitator - Self-Employment for Persons With Disabilities (SEPWD) -

Mobile Program

Full-time Opportunity

Resumes may be submitted to resumes@jobskills.org quoting Job Reference Number: H050724 in the subject line.

Deadline to apply is 4:30 pm, July 20, 2018

Please note: This is a mobile role

What we need:

A positive, client-oriented individual who:

  • Is inspired by helping potential Entrepreneurs with disabilities achieve their employment goals
  • Has experience working with Persons with Disabilities
  • Has personal experience in small business ownership
  • Will be able to assist clients in all aspects of Business Plan development and implementation
  • Has demonstrated experience in Communication (written and verbal), Formal Group Presentation & Facilitation, Coaching/Mentoring, Needs Assessment, Curriculum Development, Planning and Organizing, and Leadership
  • Has Post-secondary education in Business Management and/or related experience working with small business clients
  • Has intermediate proficiency in MS Office Programs including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

What you will do:

Support Job Skills’ Self Employment for Person with Disabilities Program by:

  • Developing and delivering in-class activities, workshops and curriculum to suit individual and group needs and learning requirements
  • Coaching program participants on the skills and abilities necessary to develop an idea into a viable business, learn operational and start-up procedures and develop a draft Business Plan
  • Participating in the marketing and outreach activities for the SEPWD Program
  • Working one-to-one with participants to develop and monitor individualized Business Plans
  • Participating in the screening, selection and orientation of Program participants

What you will get:

In addition to the satisfaction gained from working for an organization that supports individuals to reach their employment 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 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 Coach / Facilitator with the Self Employment for Persons with Disabilities Program, 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 SEPWD participants in planning and achieving their self-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 how you learned about this job in your cover letter.

Resumes may be submitted to resumes@jobskills.org quoting Job Reference Number: H050724 in the subject line.

Please apply in confidence by 4:30 pm, July 20, 2018

Marketing Specialist/Graphic Designer

Full-time Opportunity Based in Newmarket

Resumes may be submitted to resumes@jobskills.org quoting Job Reference Number: HO080934 in the subject line.

Deadline to apply is 4:30 pm, August 24, 2018

What we need:

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

  • Is self-directed and detail-oriented, with the ability to multitask and prioritize in a fast-paced environment to meet deadlines
  • Has a solid grasp of marketing campaign development supporting both digital and traditional marketing best practices
  • Has post-secondary education in a Marketing/Graphic Design field or a combination of related education and relevant work experience
  • Is proficient using Adobe CS6/CC, specifically Illustrator and Dreamweaver (a portfolio of creative work will be requested)
  • Has a working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Is familiar with updating/monitoring online (website) and social media platforms (ie. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn) to promote internal/external news items/activities etc.
  • Has well-developed interpersonal and customer service skills including excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Not for profit experience considered an asset

What you will do:

Support the Marketing Team in the development, production and implementation of a wide range of marketing/promotional materials and tools to promote Job Skills’ programs and services by:

  • Developing/designing creative content of marketing materials (ie. flyers, advertisements, promotional materials etc. as identified by the Agency’s Marketing Strategy)
  • Assisting with updating and creating/curating a variety of content for the Agency’s website and social media platforms (including researching, writing and posting content to meet pre-determined daily/monthly targets, and monitoring/responding to posts)
  • Assisting with determining logistics and supports for events, trade shows, job fairs, outreach activities
  • Assisting in the acquisition, analysis of marketing statistics used to enhance marketing effectiveness

What you will get:

In addition to the satisfaction gained from working for an organization that supports individuals to reach their employment 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 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 the Marketing Specialist/Graphic Designer, 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 assist the Marketing Department to develop and execute the Agency’s Marketing Strategy to effectively promote Job Skills’ various programs and services.

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 how you learned about this job in your cover letter.

Resumes may be submitted to resumes@jobskills.org quoting Job Reference Number: HO080934 in the subject line.

Please apply in confidence by 4:30 pm, August 24, 2018