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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.

Duties:

    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

Qualifications:

    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

Durham
Region
Joelle.morey@jhsdurham.on.ca

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