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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
JSW Facilitator

Full-time, Maternity Leave Replacement

Based at the Newmarket Location

Resumes may be submitted to resumes@jobskills.org with the job title in the subject line.
Deadline to apply is 4:30 pm, August 29, 2017

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, Coaching, Planning, Organizing and Follow-up
  • Has Post-secondary education preferably in Career and Work Counseling, Adult Education and/or a combination of education and relevant work related experience
  • Certification in at least one of the following would be an asset - Personality Dimensions/Myers Briggs
  • Preference given to candidates who have a JSW Ontario Certificate and/or previous experience delivering the new JSW Model
  • Experience using the ACEC model in employability assessments
  • Previous experience with proprietary database systems and iCARE
  • Has intermediate proficiency in MS Office programs including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Experience providing employment counselling and workshop facilitation to a diverse client group
  • Knowledge of community services, labour market occupational requirements and job search resources
  • Has excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and problem solve
  • Will be able to assist clients in all of the employability dimensions
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, access to a reliable vehicle and be flexible regarding assigned work hours and location

What you will do:

Support Job Skills’ Employment Services and Programs by:

  • Delivering employability assessments, workshops and information sessions to clients in support of their employment goals
  • Work with clients to facilitate peer-led support groups around employability and job maintenance
  • Develop curriculum for Workshops/Seminars/ Information sessions for in-house delivery and as part of outreach strategy.

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.

The Job Search Workshop Program offers individual pre-employment counseling (JSW Assessments using the ACEC model), as well as short term pre-employment workshops that have been specifically designed to assist new and recent immigrants to Canada with the initial stages of their job search The program provides pre-employment training and assists internationally trained individuals to accelerate the job search process by equipping eligible newcomers with the knowledge and skills to better understand the strategies, business perspectives and next steps of their job search process through individualized job search coaching, practice sessions and professional networking events.

The Facilitator/Assessor will conduct one-on-one employability assessments/employment coaching sessions and will deliver JSW Workshops Modules 1 and 2 where they will provide participants with job search tactics that are successful and current including, social media based networking, targeted resumes and interview preparation in workshops that have been carefully designed to address common career-related concerns and tackle job search challenges specific to newcomers to Canada.

As a Facilitator/Assessor 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’ Job Search Workshop Program.

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 with the job title in the subject line.
Deadline to apply is 4:30 pm, August 29, 2017

Facilitator

Full-time, Contract Opportunity (35 Hours Per Week)

Based at the Markham Employment Services Office

Resumes may be submitted to resumes@jobskills.org with the reference number in the subject line (N7267).
Deadline to apply is 4:30 pm, August 18, 2017

What we need:

A positive, client-oriented individual who:

  • Is inspired by helping people achieve their employment goals
  • Has demonstrated experience in Outcome Management, Program Monitoring, Trend Analysis, Outreach, Facilitation, Client Management, Curriculum Development, Collaboration, Communication, Managing Work, Planning and Organizing, Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills
  • Two years recent and relevant experience in employment, group facilitation and/or providing job search assistance
  • Solid knowledge of all facets of job search and career development including current Canadian labour market, Canadian workplace practices, job search strategies and techniques
  • Experience working with Internationally Trained Individuals (ITIs)
  • Has superior oral and written communication skills
  • Has excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and problem solve
  • Has Post-secondary education preferably in Career and Work Counseling, Human Resources and/or a combination of education and relevant Newcomer work related experience
  • Certification in Life Skills Coaching, Personality Dimensions and Common Assessment Training Level I & II preferred
  • Has intermediate to advanced proficiency in MS Office programs including Word, Excel, Outlook, Access and PowerPoint
  • All candidates must have a valid Driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle

What you will do:

Support Job Skills’ Bridge to HR Program team and participants by:

  • Maintaining knowledge of current employability issues and tailoring workshops to reflect these issues
  • Developing, evaluating and adjusting curriculum in support of service delivery requirements
  • Delivering seminars and workshops to Internationally Trained Individuals (ITIs), both in-house and as part of outreach strategies (e.g. labour market information, job search strategies, resume & cover letter development, interviewing skills & techniques etc.)
  • Providing coaching and mentoring to participants
  • Working with clients to facilitate peer-led support groups around employability and job maintenance issues
  • Participating in outreach activities to develop working relationships with community partners, employment agencies, trainers, and employers and to promote Job Skills
  • Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, providing intake and language assessment, assisting with resume/interview preparation, self-assessments, research and analyze labour market and sector-specific trends, preparation of program reports, support networking events, and coordinate meetings, as required.

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 Facilitator with the Bridge to HR Program, you will work for a high performing organization that is dedicated to assisting immigrants in achieving their employment goals. In this role, you will utilize your unique combination of skills and experience to support the administrative and reception functions of the Newcomer Services Division.

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 with the reference number in the subject line (N7267).
Deadline to apply is 4:30 pm, August 18, 2017