Work is the refuge of people who have nothing better to do. : Oscar Wilde

Monday, August 23, 2010

Job: Employment Workshop Developer/Trainer

Oshawa/Whitby, Ontario. Thanks to Patricia Martin, Career Essentials.

Employment Workshop Developer/Trainer

Location: Oshawa/Whitby
FULL TIME Contract: 35 hours per week

Starts: ASAP

Ends: March 31, 2011

Job Summary:

The Employment Services of John Howard Society is funded by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities. Its goal is to provide support to individuals to obtain sustainable employment through a full suite of services that include Client Service and Planning, Information/Resource, Job Search, Job Placement and Matching and Job Retention. The Employment Workshop Developer/Trainer will develop relevant workshop curriculum based on this model as well as the current needs of today’s job seeker.


    Develop and implement workshop curriculum and resources relevant to Employment Services Full Suite Model
    Train staff for ongoing implementation
    Facilitate employment-related workshops to job seekers
    Actively participate in supervision, evaluation, team and staff meetings and training sessions
    Represent the agency and the centre in a professional manner
    Participate in the development and accomplishment of agency and centre objectives
    Contribute to the ongoing evaluation of the workshop sessions and identify areas for expansion
    Maintain a comprehensive knowledge of new trends and resources in employment and training
    Other duties as required


    Related Employment Counselling College Diploma or diploma with facilitation component is an asset
    Workshop development and facilitation experience
    Experience working with youth with barriers - willingness to work in a diverse community non-profit social service agency
    Strong computer skills
    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    Strong organizational skills and ability to manage time effectively
    Able to take initiative and work as part of a team.

Salary Range: to be discussed

Posting Date: August 20, 2010

Closing Date: August 27, 2010

Selected candidates will be required to deliver a mini workshop as it relates to the MTCU Employment Services as part of the interview process.

If you are interested, please quote this posting and send your resume with a cover letter to:

Joelle Morey
Human Resources Manager

John Howard Society of