Job Coach

Canadian Mental Health Association

Employment Services

Part-Time Casual


The Canadian Mental Health Association, Toronto Branch is seeking a Job Coach for its Employment Services. This position requires working off site with occasional in house duties. The job coach primarily works with clients in our cleaning business assisting clients with all duties including extreme cleaning and minor handy/general labour work.


  • Provide training and support to individuals at their work site
  • Maintain documentation and statistical data as required
  • Work with individuals to establish positive working relationships in the workplace
  • Assist individuals with meeting job performance requirements
  • Complete timesheets, training plans and reports
  • Evaluate worksites to ensure safe standards and appropriate working conditions
  • Establish positive rapport with employers


Qualifications: The successful candidate will possess the following:

  • Post-secondary education in Social Services/Mental Health sector completed or in progress
  • Rehabilitation work experience and experience working in a vocational/employment initiative(s) is an asset
  • Understanding of mental illness
  • Ability to demonstrate a non-homophobic and anti-racism approach
  • Understanding of the Recovery Principles and their application in the community mental health setting
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to engage employers and advocate for clients


Other Requirements:

  • A valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle is required
  • Flexible schedule; some evening and week-ends are required.


Salary: $16.86 per hour


Please submit resumes by Friday December 12, 2014 at 5:00pmto Program Manager, Employment and Social Support Services, Canadian Mental Health Association – Toronto Branch, 700 Lawrence Ave, West, Suite 480 Toronto, ON, M6A 3B4, Fax 416-789-9079 or Email: work@cmha-toronto.netIf e-mailing, please indicate ‘Job Coach’ in the subject lineCMHA thanks all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. NO phone calls please.

The Canadian Mental Health Association is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from equity seeking groups’ including qualified individuals with personal experience of the mental health system. 


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