ACCES Employment Two Employment Consultants Contract in Toronto, ON

ACCES Employment

Branch Toronto ON CA

Two Employment Consultants
Toronto, ON

IT and/or Engineering, Financial Services and/or Human Resources. Interested persons should submit their resume with a covering letter….

One year Contract – Toronto Location

ACCES Employment is a leader in connecting employers with qualified employees from diverse backgrounds. More than 15,000 job seekers are served annually at five locations across the Greater Toronto Area. As a not-for-profit corporation, ACCES receives funding from all levels of government, corporate sponsors, various supporters and the United Way Toronto.

We are looking for a skilled and career-oriented individual who thrives in a flexible and innovative environment. ACCES offers an excellent benefits package, a RRSP matching program, and an Employee & Family Assistance Program.

The position of Employment Consultant is responsible for providing employment services for clients. The individual in this position will work in collaboration with the ACCES Employment Services team and will work closely with all community partner agencies.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide culturally sensitive employment services including intake and assessment, one-to-one and group employment counseling and referrals.

Facilitate workshops that will prepare clients to market themselves to employers and to find and maintain employment.

Develop and maintain positive relationships with community organizations and partners to make appropriate referrals.

Maintain an active caseload, including all file management responsibilities.

Advocate on behalf of clients whenever necessary, including support in areas of employment, skills training, social assistance and equitable access to services.

Meet monthly statistical requirements and maintain professional and effective information tracking systems on all activities performed.

Conduct needs assessments and career testing in individual and/or group settings

Provide professional support to clients using ACCES resource services.

Develop relationships with private and public sector employers in order to market ACCES services and clients and place clients in jobs.

Participate fully and responsibly as an equal member of an employment consulting team.

And other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience:
A post-secondary education in Career and Work Counseling, Adult Education or a related field and/or 5 years directly related work experience.

Excellent English verbal and written communication skills.

Excellent interpersonal skills and self-management skills to work effectively with clients, co-workers, outside agencies and employers.

Thorough knowledge of all facets of job search and career development including an understanding of labour market trends and resources.

Demonstrated ability to conduct outreachmarketing of clients and services to employers.

Demonstrated experience in case and file management.

Excellent presentation and facilitation skills.

Experience working in an MSOffice environment; familiarity with Internet and databases.

Flexible to work occasional evenings and weekend hours.

Teaching English as a Second Language Certificate is an asset.

Online experience will be considered an asset

Familiarity with Bridging Program Modules will be considered an asset

Familiarity with the following sector will be considered an asset: IT and/or Engineering, Financial Services and/or Human Resources

Job status: Unionized

$50,110.69 to $53,142.39 per annum, prorated to contract duration

Interested persons should submit their resume with a covering letter

( Please note, we will be reviewing resumes as they are submitted )

Candidates may be requested to complete a screening video interview using Spark Hire

ACCES Employment is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

ACCES is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.

ACCES Employment is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to an employment opportunity, please advise our HR representative or hiring manager of the accommodation measures if required which would enable you to be interviewed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Toronto, ON, CA
Posted on: 2016-02-19
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