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Date Posted:
Apr 5, 2021

Closing Date:
Apr 12, 2021

Job Status:
Full-Time Seasonal/Contract (1 Year Contract)

Industry:
Other

How to Apply:
Please submit your cover letter, résumé and completed YMCA Employment/Volunteer Application Form* by 4:30 p.m., April 12, 2021 to: Employment Program Director YMCA of Owen Sound Grey Bruce 945 3rd Ave. East, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 2K8 or email to: employment@osgb.ymca.ca

Employment Advisor – Workforce Development Project

YMCA of Owen Sound Grey Bruce

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Job Description:

Start Date: April 2021

What We’re Looking For: We are looking for an individual who brings energy and compassion to their everyday work. Someone who is seeking meaningful employment and is passionate about helping others and making a difference in our community. Believes in a client centered approach, supporting job seekers and incumbents to achieve their employment goals. A flexible positive team player who is open minded, respectful, and welcoming to all individuals. Believes in the YMCA Mission and Values.

What We offer: This position will provide an opportunity to be a part of innovation in sector focused workforce development. Personal and professional growth while collaborating and being an integral part of our Employment Services team. In addition to working with a fun and social group you will be part of an organization that gives back to the community. We offer competitive wages as well as membership to our fabulous Health, Fitness and Aquatics facility.

Responsibilities:

  • Recruit, screen participants for eligibility and suitability for sector specific training
  • Supporting participants to clarify their employment needs and establish short- and long-term goals.
  • Provide employment advice including career assessment, job search training, labour market research, resume writing, and interview techniques on an individual or group basis.
  • Develop a service plan that identifies steps to meet their employment goals
  • Data input into a provincial client/employer database in an accurate, effective and efficient manner.
  • Assist with delivery of pre-employment workshops and support participants throughout their participation in project
  • Utilize technology to provide services virtually when needed

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary degree/diploma in Social Services or related discipline plus related experience.
  • Familiar with government employment programs
  • Excellent communication / organization skills
  • Detail oriented with high expectations ensuring quality service provision and documentation
  • Understanding of the local labour market.
  • Works independently with minimal supervision and is disciplined in setting priorities and outcomes
  • Minimum Class G Driver’s License; able to travel throughout Grey and Bruce Counties; must have own vehicle
  • Successful candidates will be required to provide a current and satisfactory Police Records Check and Vulnerable Sector Check issued no later than 90 days preceding start date.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please submit your cover letter, résumé and completed YMCA Employment/Volunteer Application Form* by 4:30 p.m., April 12, 2021 to:

Employment Program Director
YMCA of Owen Sound Grey Bruce
945 3rd Ave. East, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 2K8
or email to: employment@osgb.ymca.ca

The YMCA of Owen Sound Grey Bruce values the diversity of people and communities and is committed to excellence and inclusion in our Association. We are committed to an environment that is barrier free. If you require accommodation during the hiring process, please inform us in advance to arrange reasonable and appropriate accommodation.

*Candidates must submit a completed YMCA Employment/Volunteer Application Form along with cover letter and résumé in order to be considered. The YMCA Employment/Volunteer Application Form is found on the Careers page of our website, www.ymcaowensound.on.ca

Work Site Location:

Owen Sound

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