Centre for Education & Training Workshop Facilitator – Focus to Employment Program Temporary in Mississauga, ON

Centre for Education & Training

Branch Mississauga ON CA

Workshop Facilitator – Focus to Employment Program
Mississauga, ON

Appropriate post-secondary education or equivalent experience. Centre for Education & Training is seeking a skilled Workshop Facilitator to conduct interactive…


Workshop Facilitator – Focus to Employment Program


Full-Time Temporary (with possibility of extension and full time status)


Peel Region -Brampton East / Mississauga


Manager, Youth Services


January 2, 2017


Feb 28, 2017 (with possibility of extension)


43,590 – 44,590 (pro-rated depending on experience)


Mondays- Fridays, 8:30am – 4:30pm


35 hours a week



SUMMARY: The Focus to Employment Program is a two week in class job search program followed by 6 months of active support for Ontario Works clients referred by the Region of Peel. The program provides participants with the necessary pre-employment tools to find employment. OW clients referred by their Caseworker or Employment Services Worker will continue to work with program staff for 6 months while they obtain and retain their employment. Centre for Education & Training is seeking a skilled Workshop Facilitator to conduct interactive workshops on employment strategies, career exploration and job search support.


  • Professionally maintain client records and adhere to client confidentiality
  • Facilitate half-day interactive job search workshops covering topics such as:
  • Personalized Action Plan, Barrier Awareness, Identification and Solution Planning Employer Expectations, Labour Market, Business and Workplace Culture, Cultural Diversity, Communication Skills: speaking, writing, e-mail and telephone, Steps to building a NEW network, Online Protocols, Effective Self- Marketing and Comprehensive Research Interview Preparation, Resume Writing and Job Search Skills
  • Provide half-day extensive assistance and advice (i.e. job search, interview and resume preparation, Cover letters etc.)
  • Conduct mock interviews for clients and assist them in preparing for job interviews
  • Make phone calls to clients’ case workers, employers, regulatory bodies, and keep client files complete with all necessary forms
  • Conduct orientation sessions to outline the program to prospective clients individually and in a group format
  • Individual consultation and coaching on a regular basis with all program clients as needed, for up to 6 months after in class program completion
  • Undertake other duties as assigned


  • Experience facilitating job search related sessions with knowledge of current job search techniques and career assessment tools
  • Excellent communication, organizational and teamwork skills
  • Motivational, energetic facilitation style
  • Patience and empathy regarding the needs of diverse groups of clients
  • 1 year previous experience working with OW Client Group
  • Certification in Personality Dimensions considered a strong asset, experience using other career assessment tools is required
  • Good understanding of job search strategies, career counselling, and experience facilitating job search sessions
  • Experience developing curriculum and adapting to meet participants’ needs
  • Appropriate post-secondary education or equivalent experience
  • Require vehicle and be flexible to work at different locations within Peel Region

To apply:

Please address your covering letter and resume to Human Resources


Please submit your covering letter and resume to Human Resources Department by Thursday, December 15, 2016 by 4:00 pm.

*Please quote job requisition number: 2016-QCIC-158 2 EXT in the email subject line

Thank you in advance for your interest. Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

OUR AODA COMMITMENT: The Centre for Education & Training (TCET) is committed to accessibility in employment and to ensuring equal access to employment opportunities for candidates, including persons with disabilities. In compliance with AODA, TCET will endeavour to provide accommodation to persons with disabilities in the recruitment process upon request. If you are selected for an interview and you require accommodation due to a disability during the recruitment process, please notify the hiring supervisor upon scheduling your interview.

Job Type: Temporary

Salary: $44,590.00 /year

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Mississauga, ON, CA
Posted on: 2016-12-06
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