Recruitment Advisor

Job city: 
Toronto
Job region: 
Central Ontario
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 11:45pm
Job terms: 
Full-time contract

Summary:

Program Overview – Employment Ontario, Community Programs
Family Finance & Employment Supports helps to support youth, adults, newcomers, and internationally trained individuals in their search for employment. We offer a range of services needed to conduct an effective job search, including one-on-one employment advising, job development, workshops, and access to computers and fax machines. Our dedicated staff work with program participants every step of the way as they chart their job search strategy.

Responsibilities:

  • Build relationships with employers, with a particular focus in the IT/Digital Media, apprentice-able trades and Office Administration sectors, securing meaningful job placements, job trials, job shadowing, internship, and mentorship opportunities for job seekers
  • Negotiate all training plans and contract agreements with employers and plan, monitor, and manage placement incentive budget allocations, in consultation with the site Manager
  • Develop viable and sustainable employment opportunities for job seekers that match their skills and interests, and provide coaching and follow-up support to them
  • Organize onsite and offsite Recruitment/Hiring Events and Labour Market Information sessions for job seekers on a regular basis and promote those events through different networks, social media, and online platforms
  • Conduct workplace site visits, bi-weekly follow-up support, and identify and resolve workplace issues that may affect job seekers’ long-term success in the workplace
  • Facilitate interview skills and job maintenance workshops for clients, in preparation for job interviews and, once employed, to successfully maintain employment
  • Maintain employer files and accurate documentation in accordance with funder and Family Finance & Employment Supports program guidelines and maintain all aspects of client confidentiality

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Business Administration, Marketing, Human Resources, or a related major)
  • College Diploma specializing in Career Studies is an asset
  • Two (2) years of work experience in the area of sales and building relationships with Employers, particularly in the IT/Digital Media and non-profit sectors
  • Job Development and Placement experience

What Will Set You Apart

  • Demonstrated track record in negotiating with employers and building successful employment partnerships which benefit job seekers
  • Up to date and knowledgeable on current labour market trends and opportunities, particularly in the City of Toronto
  • Knowledge of pathways to apprenticeships, academic upgrading, and post-secondary programs
  • Experience working with disengaged clients using group facilitation, mediation, and/or conflict resolution techniques
  • Excellent knowledge of social media and online tools to promote services to various stakeholders
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize tasks
  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

Employment Type: Contract (ending September 30, 2020), Bargaining Unit
Work Hours: 35 hours/week
Salary: G8 - $27.34/hour

How to Apply:

Please email your cover letter and resume, quoting competition #2019-78-CP in the subject line, to:

Email: qhasan@woodgreen.org

WoodGreen is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free selection process and work environment. If contacted in relation to an employment opportunity, please advise our HR representative at hrjobs@woodgreen.org of the accommodation measures required. Information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.