Job Skills Job Search Workshop (JSW) Facilitator/Assessor Part Time in York, ON

Job Skills

Branch York ON CA

Job Search Workshop (JSW) Facilitator/Assessor
York, ON

Newcomer Services and Programs. Support Job Skills’ Newcomer Services and Programs by:. In doing so, we aim to contribute to the economic and social viability…

Job Search Workshop (JSW) Facilitator/Assessor

Newcomer Services and Programs

Part-Time (17.5 Hours /Week)

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 recent immigrants achieve their employment goals
  • Has demonstrated experience in Communication, Needs Assessment, Job Search Workshop Facilitation, Coaching,
  • Certification in Job Search Workshop Program Facilitation, Common Assessment Training Level 1 & II, Level B Certified in the delivery of employability assessments.
  • Has excellent planning and organizational skills, with the ability to multi-task and problem solve
  • Will be able to assist newcomer clients in all of the employability dimensions
  • Has Post-secondary education preferably in Career and Work Counseling, Adult Education and/or a combination of education and relevant work related experience
  • Is demonstrably proficient in English (proficiency in a second language is considered an asset)
  • Has intermediate proficiency in MS Office programs including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access

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

  • Performing needs assessments identifying barriers to employment and providing client orientation to programs and services within the Welcome Centres and York Region.
  • Researching and compiling labour market and job search information relevant to the client base you are serving
  • Facilitating JSW Module 1 and Module 2 workshops in a computerized environment including one-on-one coaching sessions
  • Working collaboratively with clients using the ACEC model to develop an action plan, referring clients to additional supports as required and following up to mentor and offer support
  • Liaising with Case Managers, Settlement, Accreditation, Language and Employment Settlement Specialists within the Welcome Centres and other agencies on mutual clients to facilitate clients’ integration into the Canadian workplace
  • Maintain all relevant documentation and administrative duties working in several databases.

What you will get : In addition to the satisfaction gained from helping people reach their goals, Job Skills offers a competitive salary 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 JSW Facilitator/Assessor with the Newcomer 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’ in the York Region Welcome Centre locations in collaboration with the JSW 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.

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Accommodation is available for persons with disabilities, upon request.

We thank all applicants, but only those to be interviewed will be contacted.


Hiring Committee

14-130 Davis Drive, Newmarket, ON, L3Y 2N1

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Employment Type: Part Time
Location: York, ON, CA
Posted on: 2016-05-19
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