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Date Posted:
Jun 26, 2020

Closing Date:
Jul 8, 2020

Job Status:
Full-Time Seasonal/Contract Contract to March 31, 2021

Industry:
Other

Hours per Week:
35

How to Apply:
Please submit your cover letter, résumé and completed YMCA Employment/Volunteer Application Form* by 4:30 p.m., July 8, 2020, to: Quality Assurance Supervisor, Employment Services YMCA of Owen Sound Grey Bruce 945 3rd Ave. East, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 2K8 or email to: employment@osgb.ymca.ca

Employment Advisor

YMCA of Owen Sound Grey Bruce

Job Description:

Start Date:  ASAP

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. Believes in a client centered approach and can create and maintain client service plans related to employment goals. A positive team player who is open minded, respectful and welcoming to all individuals. Believes in the YMCA Mission and Values.

What We offer: 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. With this contract position, you will receive competitive wages as well as membership to our fabulous Health, Fitness and Aquatics facility.

Responsibilities:

•    Support Employment Ontario participants to clarify their employment needs and establish short- and long-term goals.
•    Provide employment advice including vocational 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 goal and conduct a job search.
•    Data input into a provincial client/employer database in an accurate, effective and efficient manner.
•     Conduct outreach to local schools, community groups, and employers.
•    Utilize technology to provide services virtually


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., July 8, 2020, to:

Quality Assurance Supervisor, Employment Services
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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