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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
Resource and Information Specialist

Full-Time 1-Year Contract Opportunity - Keswick Employment Services & Programs Location

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

What we need: A positive, client-oriented individual who:

  • Is inspired by helping Clients achieve their employment goals.
  • Has excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and problem solve.
  • Has a keen eye for maintaining accuracy and detail in a fast paced environment.
  • Has superior oral and written communication skills including an excellent telephone manner.
  • Has demonstrated experience in Communication, Building Trust, Information Monitoring, Managing Work, Planning and Organizing, Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills.
  • Coaching and working with multi-barriered youth (considered an asset).
  • Has Post-secondary education preferably in Career Counseling, Social Services and a minimum of 2 years’ administrative/reception experience is required.
  • Has a knowledge of Job search tools and techniques (Facilitation experience is considered an asset).

What you will do: Support Job Skills’ Employment Services and Programs by:

  • Managing the day-to-day clerical responsibilities of the program including answering telephone enquiries, file maintenance, preparing reports and database management.
  • Managing a diverse client group in the resource and information room and assisting the them with their job search.
  • Supporting general office activities including data entry, customer service and reception.
  • Use your effective communication skills, working cooperatively with staff providing administrative support to ensure client success.

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 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 Resource and Information 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 June 16, 2019

JOB SKILLS Hiring Committee
Job Reference Number: KO051759
14-130 Davis Drive, Newmarket, ON, L3Y 2N1
E-mail: Human Resources
http://www.jobskills.org

Employment Consultant

Keswick Employment Services & Programs Location
And Youth Job Connection Program
Full-time Role

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 Post-secondary education preferably in Career and Work Counseling, Social Services and/or a combination of education and relevant work related experience.
  • Has 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, and Group Facilitation.
  • Has demonstrated experience in Communication, Building Trust, Information Monitoring, Managing Work, Planning and Organizing, Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills. (Facilitation experience is considered an asset)

What you will do: Support Job Skills’ Employment Services and Programs by -

  • Utilizing your strong interview and assessment skills to obtain and understand relevant background information, career goals, barriers to employment to assist clients to develop job readiness skills and job search strategies.
  • Motivating your clients by working collaboratively with them, providing one-on-one counseling to assist them to achieve their employment goals, as identified through the Case Management process.
  • Assessing the need for additional assistance and be knowledgeable of community and social services resources to make the appropriate referrals through discovery.
  • As an active Team member, participating in community activities, job fairs, outreach to various service providers, employers and provide facilitation support as needed in moving clients towards their employment goals.

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 our growing Job Skills Team!

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

As an Employment Consultant with the Employment Services and Programs division, 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’ three (3) Employment Services & Programs locations in collaboration with the Facilitator team.

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. June 16, 2019.

JOB SKILLS   Hiring Committee
Job Reference Number:   KO052860

14-130 Davis Drive, Newmarket, ON, L3Y 2N1
E-mail:  Human Resources
http://www.jobskills.org