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Job Developer, Links to Work

Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo Wellington

We are recruiting for a JOB DEVELOPER, Links to Work.

There are two regular full-time roles available (35 hours per week Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm) based at 1 Blue Springs Dr., Waterloo.

The Job Developer provides individualized support to individuals with disabilities and/or mental health issues, by searching for job leads and making contact with employers to access job opportunities. Working in Waterloo Region and Wellington County (Waterloo, Kitchener, Cambridge and Guelph) the Job Developer, as part of the Links to Work team, helps to create and implement job development plans with individuals so they can secure and maintain competitive paid employment.


The successful candidate requires:

  • Post-secondary education in social/health services, career development/ counselling, business/marketing/human resources or equivalent
  • Career Development Practitioner Certificate an asset
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in recruiting, marketing, and promoting employment for individuals including those with disabilities
  • A demonstrated belief in the philosophy and values of the organization
  • Experience in developing employment opportunities through connections with potential employers and implementing individual job development plans
  • Extensive knowledge of employment community and labour market
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective collaborative relationships
  • Excellent communication, research, and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated understanding and sensitivity to social and cultural diversity
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, Outlook and various data base software
  • A valid driver’s license, vehicle and insurance, as travel is required

If you are interested in this position, please submit a resume and cover letter outlining how your skills, qualifications and experience meet the position requirements with reference to

Competition # 2017- 055 before 5pm on June 4, 2017

Include the position title in the subject line when submitting applications to:

HR Generalist, Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo Wellington

80 Waterloo Ave., Guelph, ON  N1H 0A1

e-mail:                 fax: (519) 821-9865


CLASSIFICATION AND RATE OF PAY:  Level 4 (OPSEU) – $24.22 to $30.59 per hour

CMHA WW, as an employment equity employer, embraces diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace.  Our goal is to attract, develop and retain talented employees from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. We welcome applications from all qualified persons.

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Codes, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the agency’s Accommodation Policy, accommodations will be provided at any point throughout the hiring process, provided the candidate makes their accommodation needs known to CMHA WW.


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