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Employment Coordinator

Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo Wellington


We are recruiting for an EMPLOYMENT COORDINATOR, Bridging Employment Supports

This is a contract full-time opportunity (35 hours per week Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm for approximately 6 months) based at 1 Blue Springs Dr., Waterloo.

The successful candidate will provide employment/career planning for individuals with disabilities who are seeking paid competitive employment in Cambridge, Waterloo, Kitchener and Guelph.  Responsibilities will include:  delivery of in-depth planning and assessment of employment goals and barriers, development of employment action plans and assistance to access employment resources including training.

The successful candidate requires:

  • Degree/diploma in psychology, social/health sciences and Career Development Practitioner Certificate strongly preferred
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in employment planning processes in a range of community settings with individuals who experience disabilities
  • A demonstrated belief in the philosophy and values of the organization
  • Ability to assist people with specific employment and personal life planning processes
  • Experience and skill in assessing employment barriers related to disabilities
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective collaborative relationships
  • Experience in coordinating resources and supports to promote employment plan outcomes
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication 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 # 2017-042 before 5pm on May 11, 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 5(OPSEU) – $27.14 to $34.32 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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