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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
Information Technology Assistant

Full-time Contract
York Region Location

Resumes may be submitted to Human Resources quoting Job Reference Number: H021841 in the subject line.

Deadline to apply is 4:30 pm, April 7th, 2019

What we need:

A positive, highly skilled individual who:

  • Has at least two-year experience in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field
  • Has good networking understanding of networking protocol (DHCP, FTP, HTTP, SMTP, TCP/IP, etc…), VLAN and IP addressing
  • Is experienced in managing and deploying Windows Server 2016, 2012 R2 and SQL 2012
  • Has superior oral and written communication skills
  • Has excellent organizational skills, with the ability to multi-task and problem solve
  • Is able to work effectively both in a team environment and independently
  • Is proficient 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:

Support Job Skills by:

  • Provide front-line primary technical support to end users on various technical issues and problems relating to hardware, software and peripherals
  • Monitoring and maintaining computer server systems and networks including maintaining latest versions, patches, and updates
  • Installing and configuring computer hardware, software, systems, networks, printers and scanners
  • Supports internal, business-critical software in a timely fashion
  • Ensuring high quality and standards are met in all marketing and promotional products per organization guidelines
  • Provides support for projects and executes deliverables, as requested and assigned by the Director of Information Technology
  • Collaborating with team members on an ongoing basis, to meet organizational needs and make improvements to the functionality and usability of the site

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 Information Technology Assistant for Job Skills you will work for a high performing organization that is dedicated to assisting immigrants in achieving their employment goals.

Job Skills is committed to fostering a workplace that is both inclusive and representative of the communities we serve. As a diverse workplace incorporates a variety of backgrounds and perspectives, we believe that being a diverse and inclusive organization is essential to achieving success and Client satisfaction in all Job Skills’ Services and Programs. To meet these objectives, we invite all qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply. Please be advised that accommodation is available upon request.

We thank all applicants, but only those to be interviewed will be contacted. Please indicate the position title and Job Reference Number in the E-mail subject line and tell us how you learned about this job in your cover letter.

Resumes may be submitted to Human Resources quoting Job Reference Number: H021841 in the subject line.

Deadline to apply is 4:30 pm, April 7th, 2019

Special Projects Facilitator

Part-Time Opportunity (28 Hours/Week)

2-Year Contract - Brampton Employment Services & Programs Location

Who we are: A non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to enhancing people’s capacity to participate in the labour market.

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
  • Has 2 years recent and relevant experience in employment, group facilitation and/or providing job search assistance
  • 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 barriered clients
  • Is outgoing and experienced in engaging clients through outreach and has the ability to build relationships with community partners
  • Has superior oral and written communication skills
  • Has excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and problem solve
  • Has certification in Life Skills Coaching, Personality Dimensions and Common Assessment Training Level I & II, 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: Support the Job Skills’ team and participants by:

  • Delivering seminars and workshops in-house and as part of outreach strategies (e.g. labour market information, job search strategies, resume & cover letter development, interviewing skills & techniques etc.)
  • Maintaining knowledge of current employability issues and tailoring workshops to reflect these issues
  • Developing, evaluating and adjusting curriculum in support of service delivery requirements
  • Providing coaching and mentoring to participants as required
  • Working with clients to facilitate peer-led support groups around employability and job maintenance issues
  • Assessing clients and ensuring they meet eligibility requirements
  • Attending meetings to discuss project progress and execution on sponsorship deliverables
  • Recruiting, coordinating and directing volunteers to achieve project related activities
  • Participating in outreach activities to promote Job Skills and develop working relationships with community partners, employment agencies, trainers, and employers
  • Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, providing intake, assisting with resume/interview preparation, self-assessments, researching and analyzing labour market and sector-specific trends, preparing Program reports, supporting networking events, and coordinating meetings, as required

What you will get: In addition to the satisfaction gained from helping people 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 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 Special Projects Facilitator for 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 the Executive Assistant, Executive Director, Senior Management Team and Board of Directors, for Job Skills.

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 p.m. April 12, 2019

JOB SKILLS Hiring Committee
Job Reference Number: BE032745
14-130 Davis Drive, Newmarket, ON, L3Y 2N1
E-mail: Human Resources
http://www.jobskills.org

Facilitator

Full-time Contract Opportunity (35 hours per week) Mobile Location – Within York Region

Resumes may be submitted to Human Resources quoting Job Reference Number: ME040446 in the subject line.

Deadline to apply is 4:30 pm, April 19, 2019

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
  • Has 2 years recent and relevant experience in employment, group facilitation and/or providing job search assistance
  • 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 barriered clients
  • Is outgoing and experienced in engaging clients through outreach and has the ability to build relationships with community partners
  • Has superior oral and written communication skills
  • Has excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and problem solve
  • Has certification in Life Skills Coaching, Personality Dimensions and Common Assessment Training Level I & II, 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:

Support the Job Skills’ team and participants by:

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

What you will get:

In addition to the satisfaction gained from helping people 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 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 Facilitator for 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 the Executive Assistant, Executive Director, Senior Management Team and Board of Directors, for Job Skills.

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 p.m. April 19, 2019

JOB SKILLS Hiring Committee
Job Reference Number: ME040446
14-130 Davis Drive, Newmarket, ON, L3Y 2N1
E-mail: Human Resources
http://www.jobskills.org

Business Liaison Specialist (Job Developer)

Full-time Opportunity - Northern York Region

Who we are: Job Skills offers employment solutions connecting the skills of job seekers with the needs of employers to create a more vibrant community.

What we need: Results-driven individuals who:

  • Are inspired by helping people achieve their employment goals and enjoys building relationships with the employer and business community
  • Have demonstrated experience in sales, negotiation, building partnerships and coaching
  • Have post-secondary education in a Social Services related field, Human Resources, Business, 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
  • Will have a valid Driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle in order to travel throughout the GTA to connect with employers for client placements
  • Has experience within the health care industry or working with youth, considered an asset

What you will do: The Business Liaison Specialist is responsible for developing collaborative relationships with employers and Job Skills clients, to engage employers and find job placement opportunities for our clients. This “hands on role” involves identifying and addressing participant needs and issues, as they work towards meeting their employment goals.

In this role, the Business Liaison Specialist will establish a direct relationship with employers by contacting and meeting with them, as well as encouraging them to provide opportunities for clients. In addition, the Business Liaison Specialist will provide clients with assessment and career development services, such as mock interviews, résumé, cover letter assistance, in order to increase their knowledge of the job market, career options and themselves.

The Business Liaison Specialist will coach Job Skills’ clients towards successful and meaningful employment by:

  • Creating and implementing outreach strategies to engage employers and help them understand the benefit of hiring Job Skills’ clients
  • Helping employers determine needs, developing job descriptions for meaningful training and arranging for interviews of potential employees
  • Screening employers for suitability and relevancy, securing buy-in commitments and participation in Job Skills Employment Programs, coordinating and negotiating for job contracts
  • 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
  • Ensuring suitable clients are matched with the appropriate work placements and mentoring opportunities
  • Actively promoting all Job Skills Employment Programs and Services to develop employment opportunities for our clients through networking and outreach opportunities
  • Developing meaningful partnerships within the community using your strong sales, marketing and communication skills
  • Meeting targets and objectives as set by management and the funding requirements
  • Developing and maintaining accurate, up-to-date, documentation of employers and clients, including updating databases and client files when necessary, monthly summary reports and other administrative duties as required

What you will get: In addition to the satisfaction gained from helping people 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 of our growing Job Skills Team!

Job Skills is a forward thinking, not-for-profit, charitable organization that is constantly developing or implementing new programs to help individuals achieve economic independence. In doing so, we aim to contribute to the economic and social viability of our community. We are ethical, Client-focused, performance-oriented and believe in the personal growth of our Staff, our community and our Clients.

As a Business Liaison Specialst for 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 the Executive Assistant, Executive Director, Senior Management Team and Board of Directors, for Job Skills.

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 p.m. April 7, 2019

JOB SKILLS Hiring Committee
Job Reference Number: K022842
14-130 Davis Drive, Newmarket, ON, L3Y 2N1
E-mail: Human Resources
http://www.jobskills.org

Business Operations Specialist

Full-time Opportunity - Newmarket

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 results-driven individual with a high level of energy and a positive attitude who:

  • Has experience in the Employment Sector, helping people to achieve their employment goals
  • Has demonstrated experience in facilitation, communication, outreach/marketing, sales, negotiation, information monitoring, planning & organizing, building partnerships, coaching and facilitating change
  • Has post-secondary education in a Social Services related field, Human Resources, Business Administration, Career and Work Counselling or a combination of related education and relevant work experience
  • Is proficient in Excel, Quickbooks, Simply Accounting, Microsoft Office Suite
  • Has previous experience developing a Business Plan, project planning, full-cycle accounting and with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), as defined by the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accounts (CICA)
  • Has 2 years recent, related experience in employment, group facilitation, and/or providing job search assistance
  • Has 3 – 5 years of experience working in the Accounting profession
  • Has well-developed interpersonal, communication and relationship-building skills
  • Is highly organized, professional and accountable

What you will do: This Business Operations Specialist is responsible for supporting and overseeing the commercial operations of the accounting/bookkeeping team in their goal to simulate real business activity to preserve the Practice Firm’s viability. The Business Operations Specialist will assist in the development of business knowledge acquisition and completion of projects and mentor all Business Operations participants.

The Business Operations Specialist will also be responsible for matching and placement services for Business Operations participants. The Business Operations Specialist will establish a direct relationship with Employers by contacting and meeting with them, as well as encouraging them to provide opportunities for participants. The Business Operations Specialist will be responsible for attending to client needs and issues in securing employment and will conduct follow-ups once employment is secured.

The Business Operations Specialist will coach participants towards successful and meaningful employment and deliver quality service while meeting contractual agreements by:

  • Supervising and mentoring all Business Operations Participants and ensuring the development of their individual Work Experience Placement Plans
  • Being active in scheduling and participating in Performance Evaluations and providing the systems and structures for a consistent professional workplace atmosphere
  • Developing the curriculum and facilitating Financial related clinics
  • Overseeing the development and maintenance of the Procedure Manual(s) for the Business Operations Department
  • Creating and implementing outreach strategies to engage employers and help them understand the benefit of hiring Job Skills’ clients
  • Screening employers for suitability and relevancy, securing buy-in commitments and participation in Job Skills Programs, coordinating and negotiating for job contracts
  • Working as part of the Practice Firm Management team to promote and plan long term sustainability for the model through partnership building with the private sector

What you will get: In addition to the satisfaction gained from helping people 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 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 Practice Firm Business Operations Specialist for 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 the Executive Assistant, Executive Director, Senior Management Team and Board of Directors, for Job Skills.

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 11:59 p.m. Sunday, April 7, 2019

JOB SKILLS Hiring Committee
Job Reference Number: PF030543
14-130 Davis Drive, Newmarket, ON, L3Y 2N1
E-mail: Human Resources
http://www.jobskills.org