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Job Developer – Maternity Leave Contract

April 15th, 2014 Comments off

Title – Job Developer – Maternity Leave Contract        Deadline to apply: April 30, 2014 @ Noon

Location: Downtown Toronto – No On-Site Parking        Anticipated start date: June 2014


The Job Developer supports the Employment Ontario, Employment Services Program (ES) and the Youth Employment Fund with a primary focus on providing Job Matching and Placement Services to two (2) client groups: Employers and Clients.

You will work with employers who need assistance recruiting, hiring and training while you promote Employment Ontario incentives and supports; and Aboriginal job seekers who require work experience to compliment their existing skills.

The Job Developer will also provide Job Retention Assistance for those clients who need additional coaching and mentoring in order to maintain employment.

Duties – Job Matching, Placement and Coaching

• Meet financial targets with regards to Incentive and Support programs associated with Employment Ontario, Employment Services and Youth Employment Fund

• Meticulous preparation of all paperwork and file management associated with the Employment Ontario,   Employment Services and Youth Employment Fund

• Timely and accurate data entry – EOIS Case Management System for tracking all financial activity regarding the Employer Incentive Program, Client Supports and the Youth Employment Fund

• Competent and comfortable making cold-calls and networking to seek out employers that support effective and professional representation of Aboriginal people

• Analyze the needs of new and existing employers and guide/support them through all aspects of their recruiting, training and hiring needs while promoting the Employer Incentive Program and Youth Employment Fund

• Work with Employment Counselors to coordinate Job Trials and Placements for clients with either fixed or variable barriers to employment

• Ensure employers and clients meet all eligibility requirements of the Employment Ontario, Employer Incentive and Youth Employment Fund

• Work with employers to develop training plans, job descriptions and negotiate appropriate incentives

• Conduct regular monitors and provide job-coaching and support during the placement including identifying and resolving workplace issues that may affect participant success

Additional Duties –

• Coordinate and oversee quarterly Job Fairs, Information Sessions and miscellaneous events

• Act as a liaison between training providers, employers and Miziwe Biik clients who are participating in the Employment Ontario Incentive and Youth Employment Fund programs

• Develop/Update information packages for distribution at job fairs and information sessions

• Collect statistical data for tracking purposes

• Other duties as requested

Qualifications -

A minimum of two years successful Job Developing Experience under the Employment Ontario program

• Strong Attention to detail – meticulous paperwork

• Must be a team player

• Strong marketing, sales and negotiating skills

• Strong organizational skills for record keeping

• Excellent Presentation skills

• Experience planning professional events

• Must be self motivated with strong initiative

• Professional interpersonal and communication skills

• Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

• Post Secondary Diploma or Professional Certification in Career Counseling, Job Developing  or Marketing preferred

• Experience working in non-profit organizations an asset

 Include job title in subject line and submit Cover Letter and Resume in PDF format to:

Denise Davad Manager, Employment Services