On-Track Career and Employment Services Employment Worker Contract in Toronto, ON

On-Track Career and Employment Services

Branch Toronto ON CA

Employment Worker
Toronto, ON

Superior oral and written communication skills, excellent time management skills with the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment….

Position – Employment Worker

Limited 8 week contract. Start date ASAP Position could be extended dependent on Agency staffing compliment.

Reporting to Operations Manager

Hours of Work 9:00-5:00

This is a 35 hour week job, working within a team environment with common goals and outcomes (occasional weekends and evenings).

Salary Dependent on Experience

Dress Code: Business Casual

Working within the On-Track Career & Employment Services this position was created to facilitate groups of Youth with an interest in working in skilled trades within the construction sector.

The position requires as self-starter who has a demonstrated history of making a strong connection with Employers. This position requires a unique skill set of working with both business and community.

As an Employment Worker your job is to meet with unemployed or underemployed clients and help them to secure meaningful employment.

The Employment Worker position requires that you maintain a caseload of 150 clients and ensure that you meet every step in their Employment Service Plan. This means that the employment Worker must be comfortable in contacting employers on behalf of their clients.

On-Track rewards innovation and is offering a lucrative compensation package of base salary plus merit bonuses

Core Responsibilities:
Works collaboratively with individuals to establish and develop Employment Service Plan

Interviews clients to obtain employment history, educational background, career goals etc.

Identifies barriers to employment and assist clients to develop job readiness skills and job search strategies

Assess need for additional assistance such as rehabilitation, financial aid and/or further vocational training and makes appropriate referrals

Works with and monitors clients as they progress through their Employment Service Plans

Liaises with job development services, facilitation team, information and resource team, government departments and other social, employment and community agencies on mutual clients as needed to facilitate clients’ progress

Support clients in accessing programs such as literacy training, Second Career, etc.

Follow-up with clients at appropriate intervals to assess progress and record outcomes

Provides one on one coaching and to assist clients in the achievement of their employment or education goals

Counselling Assistance to be provided in the areas of: Job Maintenance, Job Search, Career Decision Making, or other identified employment needs

Administers standardized assessments to determine client interests, aptitudes and abilities

Researches and follows up on any and all employment leads

Assists clients in the use of resources and technology for job search activities on an as needed fill-in

Participates in community activities and job fairs

Networks with community and employment agencies as required

Enters accurate client data into EOIS

Maintains file notes and appropriate documentation about clients’ progress

Completes paperwork required for clients to access training

Writes weekly reports and trends analysis as needed

Other duties as assigned

Relevant Skills/Abilities

Ability to work in a performance based environment with a proven track record of meeting targets and outcomes

Proficiency in MS Office Applications; Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook

Experience working with client databases is an asset

Working knowledge of another language would be an asset( Arabic, Urdu, Punjabi, Tagalog)

Ability to work with diverse populations and establish favorable rapport with clients and co-workers is essential

Superior oral and written communication skills, excellent time management skills with the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment

Excellent group facilitation and presentation skills

Self-directed, results oriented team player with strong organizational and planning skills

Well developed interpersonal and relationship building skills

Post-Secondary education in Sales, Customer Service and/or other Business studies.

Demonstrated history of making and exceeding targets

Two to three years’ experience in community or social service environment

Demonstrated ability of making calls to employers.

Knowledge of the Canadian labour market, Canadian workplace practices, job search strategies and techniques

On-Track embraces diversity and encourages all qualified candidates to apply .

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

Hiring is contingent on funding.

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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Toronto, ON, CA
Posted on: 2015-07-31
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